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Business Calendar for Week of April 17, 2017

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of April 17, 2017, and beyond. PSAR hosting 5-day course on National Association of Realtors’ Certified International Property Specialist Pacific Southwest Association of Realtors April 17-21, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. PSAR South County Service Center 880 Canarios Court, Chula Vista www.psar.org/cips

By Steve Adamek April 14, 2017 12:44 p.m. share »

Jack in the Box CFO to Retire

San Diego-based fast food chain Jack in the Box Inc. has begun searching for a successor to chief financial officer, Jerry Rebel, who plans to retire from the role in 2018, the company announced.

By Sarah de Crescenzo April 10, 2017 4:03 p.m. share »

San Diego-based FlyDive Continues Its Buying Spree

San Diego-based FlyDive Inc. has completed its third acquisition in three months, taking on rental operators SoCal Hydrosports and AquaFlyboarding in March.

By Brad Graves April 9, 2017 1:06 p.m. share »

Business Calendar for Week of April 10, 2017

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of April 10, 2017, and beyond.

By Steve Adamek April 7, 2017 12:44 p.m. share »
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The Manchester Grand Hyatt Ranked Among Nation’s Most-Booked Meeting Hotels

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego recently placed at No. 8 among the nation’s Top 10 meeting hotels based on booking activity, in an annual list published by event management technology provider Cvent Inc.

By Lou Hirsh April 7, 2017 12:43 p.m. share »
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Four Things Callaway Golf Co. Looks for in a New Product

There are four important questions company officials ask when considering a new product or product feature...

By Brad Graves April 5, 2017 4:18 p.m. share »

Two Local Restaurants Make Magazine’s Most-Promising List

San Diego’s Luna Grill and Urban Plates were among 40 U.S. restaurant companies that made industry news magazine QSR’s recently published list of the most promising fast-casual dining concepts.

By Lou Hirsh April 5, 2017 4:15 p.m. share »

SoccerCity Developers Now Aiming for November Ballot

The development group proposing a soccer-centric mixed-use project at the Mission Valley site of Qualcomm Stadium will ask the San Diego City Council to place its plan on the November ballot, as part of a special election.

By Lou Hirsh April 4, 2017 2:36 p.m. share »

Three Questions Facing Hotel Tax Hike Supporters (and Voters)

Based on recent San Diego electoral history, Mayor Kevin Faulconer and other backers of a potential 1 percent to 3 percent hike in local hotel taxes – to pay for a long-sought expansion of the convention center – know that they face major challenges in getting voters to pass tax hikes of any kind.

By Lou Hirsh April 4, 2017 1:27 p.m. share »

Business Calendar for Week of April 3, 2017

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of April, 3, 2017, and beyond.

By Steve Adamek March 31, 2017 12:44 p.m. share »

Paradise Point Adds Three to Leadership Team

Paradise Point Resort & Spa, A Destination Hotel, announced the appointment of Richard N. McLennan as managing director; David Doyle, director of operations; and Chris Niles, director of revenue strategy, to the leadership team of the Mission Bay resort.

March 28, 2017 4:23 p.m. share »
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Sycuan Band Announces Plans to Build 12-Story Hotel

The Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation announced plans to build a 12-story, 300-room hotel adjacent to its current casino on its reservation east of El Cajon.

By Brad Graves March 28, 2017 4:11 p.m. share »
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Kimberly Becker Chosen to Lead S.D. Airport Authority

Kimberly J. Becker has been hired as the new president/CEO of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority. She will begin the job on May 1.

By Tarcy Connors March 27, 2017 12:41 p.m. share »

Lodging Forecast: How Long Can This Post-Recession Uptick Last?

San Diego County’s lodging and tourism industries have been on a tear for the past six years. Can they go for a seventh in 2017?

By Lou Hirsh March 24, 2017 1:58 p.m. share »

Business Calendar for Week of March 27, 2017

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of March 27, 2017, and beyond.

By Steve Adamek March 24, 2017 12:44 p.m. share »