SDBJ SPECIAL REPORTS
Offices of the Future Are Designed to Encourage Collaboration, Boost Job Satisfaction While Reducing Overhead
By creating office environments that place a greater emphasis on collaboration and having shared workspaces, many San Diego County businesses are striving to increase their productivity.
Not much has happened at the site of the former Robinsons-May building since it was torn down more than a year ago to make way for a new downtown public square park at Horton Plaza.
Susan Daly, a veteran commercial and residential real estate attorney with Hecht Solberg Robinson Goldberg & Bagley LLP, loves what she does, which is to “solve problems.”
PROPERTY: Varied Office, Industrial Markets Give Tenants Options
Trends like the comeback of San Diego’s downtown urban core, along with rising space demand fueled by the booming craft beer industry, contributed to continuing improvement in the region’s office and industrial real estate markets in the first half of 2014.
STAFFING: Demographic Will Account for Nearly Half of Workforce by 2020
Retiring baby boomers are being replaced in the job market by a group of young professionals notoriously difficult to employ. While millennials have a reputation for high expectations and a sense of entitlement, recruiters and employers may need to accept that there is a new normal in the talent pool.
Tom Porter is president of Marquee Staffing, a provider of staffing, recruiting and placement services in Southern California, with three offices in the region. He founded the company in 1989.
STAFFING: In a Technology-Driven World, Placement Services Must Bring Top Talents to the Table
It sounds almost illogical: Engineers are in great demand, yet many working in the engineering-intense San Diego area are temps working on relatively short-term assignments. It is estimated that up to 20 percent of the engineers working in San Diego today are on temporary assignments.
Kim Kamdar is as comfortable talking about life sciences as she is investing in them.
FINANCE: Recent Successful IPOs Expected To Fuel More Investment
David Titus was in a great mood when he delivered the opening remarks for the recent San Diego Venture Summit.
VENTURE: Region Lured 7 Firms To Set Up Shop and Invest
The money men — and women — are venturing back to San Diego.
BUSINESS: Legislation Is Proposed to Increase Female Access to Contracts
New data show that more women than ever are starting their own small businesses, and many rely on organizations and networking to succeed.
LEADERSHIP: In a Time of Solid Ceilings, These 2 Women Shattered Stereotypes
In a recent study conducted by The Center for Women’s Business Research, with support from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and the National Women’s Business Council, the economic impact of the estimated 8 million U.S. majority women-owned businesses is $3 trillion.