This special report takes a closer look at the communities that make up this thriving area. Learn why businesses and families have been moving into this region at an amazing pace.

  • Sales currently under way at Terracotta, Jacaranda

    Homes at Terracotta and Jacaranda are now selling to homebuyers anxious to make McMillin Lomas Verdes' newest, affordable neighborhoods home.

  • Otay Mesa industrial market one of the largest county-wide

    Otay Mesa is one of the largest submarkets in the county with over 12.19 million square feet of industrial inventory. Otay Mesa is an attractive market to users and investors because of its relatively low rents and land prices, its proximity to the U.S./Mexican International Border, and its easy accessibility from nearby communities.

  • Murphy Development welcomes General Dynamics NASSCO to Otay Mesa's Siempre Viva Business Park

    Two major international companies are moving into Murphy Development's Siempre Viva Business Park (SVBP) this fall, adding nearly 330,000 square feet to the corporate business park, located near the U.S./Mexico Port of Entry in Otay Mesa.

  • Construction continuing at Windingwalk on new homes, parks, roads

    An active construction schedule continues in the thriving community of Windingwalk in Chula Vista, with three new neighborhoods by Brookfield Homes and Shea Homes recently celebrating model grand openings, infrastructure now in its final phase and a beautiful new nine-acre public park set to open this month.

  • Eastern Chula Vista to welcome first Class A office building

    Later this year, IRE Development will begin construction on eastern Chula Vista's first Class A office building project, Eastlake Corporate Center. The 100,000-square-foot, four-story, for-lease building is slated for completion at the end of 2007.

  • Otay Mesa still a choice market for industrial users

    Otay Mesa is currently undergoing a community plan update that will support the recent surge of development interest in the area. City of San Diego staff expects the draft plan to go to the City Council in November 2007 for approval.

  • Chula Vista seems unruffled about 562-acre, $200 million bayfront plan

    The Chula Vista Bayfront Plan is moving along, and even with major concerns raised in EIR, it might not skip a beat.

  • Work begins on Village Walk at Eastlake

    Jaynes Corp. of California has construction under way on Village Walk at Eastlake, a 162,000-square-foot upscale specialty retail and dining center. The developer of the 13.5-acre project at the intersection of state Route 125 and Eastlake Parkway is Sudberry Properties. Completion is slated for the second quarter of 2007 with a construction value of $22 million.

  • Bonita flood control project gets $3 million federal grant

    Congressman Bob Filner and Supervisor Greg Cox announced Wednesday funding through the Hazard Mitigation Grant program worth $2,932,500 for flood control improvements to Central Avenue near Bonita Road in the Bonita-Sunnyside community.

  • Otay Water District recognized

    The San Diego, Imperial Valley Chapter of the American Public Works Association recently awarded the Otay Water District with its 2006 Honor Award of the Year, for its 980-2 pump station project, district officials said Wednesday.

  • More efficient power plant plays into Chula Vista's bay front master plan

    Chula Vista redevelopers are banking on the closure of an old, inefficient power plant to ameliorate its bay front.

  • National City breaks ground on first grand plan condo

    National City officials broke ground on the first condominium today on the city’s more than $2 billion Downtown Specific Plan.

  • Coronado medical building under construction

    Construction has begun on a new 24,000-square-foot retail, office and medical building at the intersection of "B" Avenue and Ynez Street in Coronado. Farshad and Farzad Yaghouti are developing the project. White Construction is the general contractor. Construction is scheduled for completion in July 2007.

  • Development continues at hot pace in county's South Bay area

    The South Bay continues to explode with new construction _ proving that a slowdown in the economy isn't everywhere.