For the past 50 years, the “follow the freeways” adage has held true in California. The recent completions of the SR-125 tollway, and SR-905 freeways connects Otay Mesa and the International Port of Entry to the Interstate highway system, providing Otay Mesa with two major new transportation catalysts to drive continued growth. In addition, the new Community Plan Update was adopted in early 2014, creating a clear road map for Otay’s future land use and planning.
The 23,000 acre Otay Ranch and the other master-planned communities of South County, including Sunbow, Rolling Hills Ranch, San Miguel Ranch, and Eastlake, were approved for delivery of over 40,000 homes and multi-family units in attractive, community settings over the next two decades. These communities will provide San Diego’s largest new stock of housing for executives and staff, ranging from apartments and family oriented homes, to estate homes overlooking the spectacular Otay Lakes.
California’s second largest city and the United States’ eighth largest, San Diego boasts a citywide population of nearly 1.3 million residents and more than 3.1 million residents countywide. It is forecast to grow to 3.9 million people by the year 2030. Within its borders of 4,200 sq. miles, San Diego County encompasses