SDBJ SPECIAL REPORTS

New Wealth Brings A Reinvest Culture

ECONOMY: ‘Returns’ Also Expected on Philanthropy

When considering the wealthiest people in San Diego, a few names easily come to mind: T. Denny Sanford, Irwin Jacobs, Malin Burnham, Ernest Rady. After all, their names are affixed to lecture halls, civic buildings and research institutes across the Torrey Pines Mesa.

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COOL OFFICES

Employee-Focused Work Space Now a Table Stake, Not a Differentiator

Game rooms, funky art installations and even micro-brewery bars are popping up faster than ever in offices around San Diego County. The reason?

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Failing to Grasp Loan Terms Can Be Costly to Companies

FINANCE: Online Lenders Offer Fast Cash at a Price

For the husband-and-wife team behind Kindred Bravely, an Oceanside-based e-commerce retailer of maternity clothing, it was their business success — not their struggles — that prompted them to turn to a well-known online lender.

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Proposed Bank Already Has Solid Community Ties

Home-Grown Leadership Looking to Share And Support S.D.’s Entrepreneurial Spirit

Acraft beer entrepreneur, a real estate investor and a philanthropist walk into … a bank?

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Taking Stock of the IPO Route

Rising Markets Fail to Draw Many Local Newcomers into Public Arena

If past is precedent, 2017 appears to be a good year for local companies looking to raise more capital through an initial public offering.

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Restoring the Salk Is Both Art and Science

$9.7M Building Restoration Had to Meet The Approval of Stakeholders, Regulators

The project of reviving the Salk Institute — the structure completed in 1965 on a canyon near the La Jolla cliffs — goes on much like any other major project in its labs. The process is methodical, scientific and well thought-out.

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Busy Schedule Makes Convention Center Upgrades a Challenge

PROPERTY: Sails Pavilion Floor Replaced; Work Set for Its Roof

The San Diego Convention Center is a hardworking building. Many sets of feet have trampled its carpets since it first opened in 1989.

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Aventine’s Creativity Still Holds Up Sans Six Columns

PROPERTY: Makeover Opens More Space, Brings In Light of La Jolla Sunshine

Aventine is more than the name given to the quirky, mixed-use complex near UC San Diego.

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Trump’s Budget: What’s In It for Otay Mesa?

Port of Entry Expansion Slated To Continue

President Donald Trump’s plan to build a 2,000-mile-long wall along the U.S.-Mexico border has hit a wall of its own in terms of funding support from Congress.

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Bringing New Life to San Ysidro

Commercial District Looks to Create a Destination, Identity in Busy Border Area

As work chugs along on more than $740 million in federal improvements at the San Ysidro crossing between the U.S. and Mexico, business owners such as Sunil Gakhreja wonder whether the traffic-streamlining benefits might spread two blocks north to the border town’s older commercial district.

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OFFICE | Big Winners Will Be Those Who Repositioned Properties

Excerpts from midpoint 2017 assessments from local experts in the office segment:

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RETAIL | Provide Experience in Prime Locations or Be Left Behind

Excerpts from midpoint 2017 assessments from local experts in the retail segment:

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