SDBJ SPECIAL REPORTS
Life Sciences’ Need for Space Spurs Developers to Pursue Spec Projects
The high demand for biotech office space in San Diego is boosting the confidence of traditionally cautious landlords. Rather than waiting to build a project until a tenant is lined up, life science construction companies are building sprawling campuses based on speculation alone.
MEDICINE: Ransomware Attacks Target Hospitals, Holding Critical Patient Data Hostage
T here’s a new threat bearing down on hospitals. Hackers are infiltrating systems, locking patient data in virtual vaults, and demanding money in exchange for the key.
Court Rulings on IP May Threaten Future of Genomics Research
Life sciences companies in San Diego and around the nation are working to cope with legal decisions that restrict how they can secure patents for discoveries that involve the laws of nature.
WD-40 Counters The Counterfeiters Around the Globe
Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but it’s a headache for WD-40 Co.
Taylor Guitars Among Premium Manufacturers Battling Trademark Violations
Musicians buy high-end guitars for their craftsmanship and superior performance, but overseas counterfeiters are deceiving some consumers with cheaply made copies.
FINANCE: Some Say The Process Limits Company Focus
Quarterly earnings results grab the attention of nearly everyone in the financial world — investors, analysts, competitors, even reporters. They’re a brief glimpse into the inner workings of major corporations, with earnings per share even a few cents higher or lower than expected leading to serious stock spikes.
Implementing a CEO Transition Involves Many Complicated Factors for A Company
CEOs have tough jobs. There are many ways to go wrong and many ways to make stakeholders unhappy.
ScaleMatrix Offers To Put Its Highly Efficient Data Center Technology On-Site
Executives at ScaleMatrix think there might be more than one path to growing their company.
The Computer Revolution Keeps Reinventing Itself As the Possibilities of Progress Continue to Increase
With each passing year, computers get more capable. The rapid development of the technology continues to shape business — all business, even those far from the heart of the technology sector.
Local Real Estate Experts See Strong Demand and Low Vacancy Rates Pushing Up Commercial Rents
As nearly 40,000 new positions were created regionwide during the past year, job growth continued to fill San Diego County’s office, industrial and retail buildings during the first quarter of 2016.
Low Vacancy Rates and High Demand Are Pushing Apartment Rents Higher, And the Trend May Continue
Arecent report on rising rents, by the Lusk Center for Real Estate at the University of Southern California, painted a clear good news/bad news picture of San Diego County’s apartment property market so far in 2016.
Border Region Puts Transportation Infrastructure In Place to Support Free-Flowing Trade, Business and Commutes
Government leaders from both sides of the border recently marked what they said were major milestones impacting the long term-economic viability of the region where Otay Mesa meets Mexico’s Baja California.