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Local economy to outpace state, nation, report predicts

Bob Ponting, FOX5 SAN DIEGO

Monday, February 23, 2015

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San Diego’s GDP this year is projected to be $218.6 billion, said Kelly Cunningham, an economist and senior fellow at the institute. Last year, it was estimated to be $208.2 billion. While that works out to a 5 percent increase, when adjusted for inflation, the local economy will see only 3 percent of real growth.
Cunningham said a diversified mix of high-technology businesses will lead the economic improvement.