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No Days Off for Tourism

Things were already going well at the USS Midway Museum — yet another year of record attendance — when someone there noticed a detail that may point the way to future growth.

By John Cox April 6, 2017 2:09 p.m. share »
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3 Reasons Millennials Choose Coworking

San Diego’s coworking community continues to flourish, responding to demands from entrepreneurs for more flexible workspaces.

By Brittany Meiling April 3, 2017 10:06 a.m. share »
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Millennials Are Recasting San Diego’s Startup Scene

A group of millennials is edging its way into the startup community’s leadership, reshaping San Diego’s startup culture and filling a void in the region’s business community.

By Brittany Meiling April 3, 2017 10:04 a.m. share »
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The New Entrepreneur

Picture this: you’re graduating college in the spring of 2008. You have no job, no prospects, and looming student loan payments that will drain your bank account in a matter of months.

By Brittany Meiling April 3, 2017 10 a.m. share »
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From Cuisine to Culture, Liberty Station Offers Local Flavors

A recent report by the consulting firm McKinsey & Co. noted that the gross leasable area devoted to food and beverage outlets in U.S. retail centers could rise to about 25 percent by 2020, compared with just 10 percent today.

By Lou Hirsh March 23, 2017 2:07 p.m. share »
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Coffee Company Acquisition Seems to Be More of a Blend Than a Takeover

S ome people conduct business over coffee. Chuck Patton and Jeff Taylor just engineered a mutual career switch that both coffeehouse owners say came at the right time in their lives.

By Lou Hirsh March 23, 2017 2:04 p.m. share »
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Bank Investor Looks to Turn the Negatives Into Positives

A community development bank that serves low- and moderate-income areas in San Diego has been thrown a lifeline by an investor with an eye for troubled banks with potential.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 16, 2017 3:23 p.m. share »
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Silvergate: On Your Mark, Get Set, Go Public?

Silvergate Bank is gearing up for the big leagues. With a new core banking system and a review underway to ensure compliance with good-governance regulations for public companies, the privately held La Jolla-based financial institution — San Diego County’s largest locally headquartered commercial bank, with assets of nearly $1 billion — is preparing to go public.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 16, 2017 3:20 p.m. share »
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Residential Influx Is Among Factors Boosting Downtown Retail

With a few exceptions, downtown San Diego has hardly been a mecca for retailers over the past two decades.

By Lou Hirsh March 9, 2017 3:14 p.m. share »
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Factors That Formed Little Italy Hard To Duplicate

Phenomenal growth. Gentrification. A line of tourists riding Segway scooters. Those are three things that show how Little Italy has become a runaway redevelopment success story.

By Brad Graves March 9, 2017 2:43 p.m. share »
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In East Village, Good Ideas Will Need Help Changing the Landscape

The development of East Village might best be described by one of its residents, a man who approached me at Park Boulevard and Market Street and asked for 10 cents. “10 cents?” I said, incredulously.

By Brad Graves March 9, 2017 2:39 p.m. share »
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Professional Snapchatting Hits Key Demographic Target for Companies

There’s an ever-growing list of social media sites used by marketers to get eyeballs on brands, with Twitter and Facebook dominating most budgets for social campaigns.

By Brittany Meiling March 2, 2017 2:49 p.m. share »