SDBJ SPECIAL REPORTS

Residential Influx Is Among Factors Boosting Downtown Retail

RETAIL: UC Presence, Whole Foods Arrival Should Spur More Projects

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

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Factors That Formed Little Italy Hard To Duplicate

East Village ‘Bones’ Make It ‘Whole Different Animal’

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.

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In East Village, Good Ideas Will Need Help Changing the Landscape

DEVELOPMENT: Businesses, Education and Transportation Just Part of Needed Pieces for Success

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.

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Professional Snapchatting Hits Key Demographic Target for Companies

Companies Find Help in Their Quest To Reach Millennials

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.

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Grandesign Creates the Experience; The Audience Creates the Buzz

Marketing Company Finds Synergy That Powers Message Across Several Platforms

Last weekend in Los Angeles, tourists and beachgoers stumbled across a giant gorilla footprint — measuring 600 cubic feet — stamped into the sand of Santa Monica Beach.

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Robust Market Feels Right at Home

DEVELOPMENT: Housing Demand Sustains Strong Climate; Other Sectors Also Continue Trend of Low Vacancy Rates

As with the now 8-year-old bull market for U.S. stocks, it’s quite natural for many to wonder how much longer the good times can last for commercial real estate in San Diego County, after three straight years of primarily upward-trending metrics, fueled by the addition of more than 100,000 jobs in the region. Barring an unforeseen national or global event that rocks consumer or investor confidence, observers are predicting that the local real estate climate should stay strong in 2017 and possibly well into 2018.

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TALK ABOUT TECH TRENDS

Local Information Executives Discuss Emerging Strategies and Tactics From a Technology Perspective

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Proficio Aims to Offer Top-Flight Security In MSSP Model

TECH: Infusion of $12M Will Boost Growth and Enhance Reputation

Insecure times seem to favor cybersecurity company Proficio, which has outgrown its Carlsbad space two years ahead of schedule and is planning a move to a building with three times the room.

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From a Hacker’s Point of View, It Is a World of Weaknesses

TECH: In the Internet of Things, Security Is Often An Afterthought Due in Part To Missing Market Demand

Ted Harrington sees both peril and opportunity in the cybersecurity landscape.

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From a Hacker’s Point of View, It Is a World of Weaknesses

TECH: In the Internet of Things, Security Is Often An Afterthought Due in Part To Missing Market Demand

Ted Harrington sees both peril and opportunity in the cybersecurity landscape.

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Trade-Offs Work for Hospital-Affiliated Physician Group

MEDICINE: Separation Of Business and Medicine Doesn’t Stoke Contention

There’s an unofficial motto at San Diego’s Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group: Patients first, group second, individual physicians third.

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Solo Practice Can Come With Big Demands and Big Rewards

MEDICINE: Specialties Often More Suited to Independent Route

Years ago, when Dr. Melanie Palm told fellow physicians she was considering opening her own medical practice, she remembers several being “somewhat trepidatious” about the idea.

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