SDBJ SPECIAL REPORTS
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.
Adult Day Health Centers Among New Models for Aging Care
Every day in the U.S., 10,000 baby boomers reach age 65, about twice the rate of the prevous generation. By 2030, 18 percent of Americans will be at least 65, according to Pew Research Center projections.
Senior Housing Developments Include Wine Bars and Salons
A 309-unit senior community set to break ground later this year in Carlsbad is among the latest examples of developers adding resortlike amenities to attract the baby boomer generation into its next phase of housing.
GREEN: City Aims for More Trees, Seeing Benefit To Business, Homeowners
Trees are good for business. That’s what one downtown neighborhood has found and what many more might find with the city’s latest effort to increase the number of trees in San Diego.
SUSTAINABLE: Cost Of Renewable Energy Goal Is a Big Unknown
Four months ago, the San Diego City Council unanimously approved Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s ambitious climate plan, putting the city on a legally binding path to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2035. Most of those savings will come from the city’s pledge to eventually use 100 percent renewable energy.
FINANCE: Planning Is A Must for Their Own And Their Clients’ Sakes
For years, wealth managers Bob and Peg Eddy had a letter ready for their clients with important advice.
Without a Well-Planned, Well-Executed Exit Strategy, Business Owners Can Find the Window Closed for Successful Selling or Succession
There are plenty of options for small business owners looking to exit the companies they’ve started, including private equity sales, management buyouts, passing them down to family and even employee stock ownership plans.
TECH: Venture Capitalists Betting On Maturing Cybersecurity Field
For Stephan Chenette, the time seemed right. After working in cybersecurity for the better part of two decades, Chenette figured October 2013 was the optimum time to start his own business.
MEDICINE: Active Shooter Training Simulation Creates Conditions That Put Participants to the Test
The string of active shooter incidents across the country prompted San Diego-based Strategic Operations to stage a live-action training event — complete with explosives, actors, and ammunition.