Product Liability Becomes Focus, Legal Services May Be a Bigger Market Than They Are Today
Embracing an emerging field of law, the Tyson & Mendes civil litigation firm has launched a practice aimed at defending the insurers and manufacturers of self-driving cars.
INNOVATION: Potential For Abuses Is Huge as Machines Make Decisions
In the near future, attorneys and the court system will be challenged to sort out who is liable when products equipped with artificial intelligence cause harm to persons or property.
Businesses Encourage Employees to Give Back Effectively to the Community Using Their Skill Sets
A long list of big and small corporations in town have engaged social responsibility departments.
CIVIC: Third Parties Match Cos., Volunteers With Community Projects
Late last month, about 40 volunteers from a San Diego company painted the home of and built a brand-new shed for a local family as part of a beautification project.
For Many Doctors, the Demands and Duties Of Private Practice Drive Them to Group Practices
Concerned about the pressures associated with running a business of their own, many doctors in San Diego County and around the country are leaving independent practices to work for larger medical groups.
MEDICINE: Managing Business Aspects Gives Physician Greater Control
While many young doctors have abandoned the goal of having their own medical practices, Amanda Lloyd has elected to pursue the dream.
GAMING: Jamul Casino Reported to Be In Default on Loan
Hollywood Casino Jamul-San Diego announced earlier this month that it was transitioning management from Penn National Gaming Inc. to Jamul Indian Village Development Corp. (JIVDC). The transition means the casino’s name will change to Jamul Casino.
New Fresh, Flavorful and Foodie-Oriented Dining Options Play to Diverse Appetites
Many of the biggest San Diego County casinos are in various stages of large scale expansions and renovations. For some casinos, this means updated dining options that appeal to fast casual, gourmet, and chef-driven food trends.
Sycuan Casino revealed three new shuttle stops in March, as a part of the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) naming rights agreement for the Sycuan Green Line.
PROPERTY: Shortfall Of Affordable Homes Said to Be 142,000
San Diego County’s supply of affordable housing is about to get a big boost through new construction and renovation projects planned by the nonprofit developer National Community Renaissance.
PROPERTY: Submarkets See Big Rental Rebound as Demand Heats Up Market
New construction, a thriving economy, rising construction costs and low vacancy rates have pushed office rental rates ever higher throughout much of San Diego County since 2010, when rates started rebounding from the recession.
LEADERSHIP: Program Seeks to Train a Million Women and Men, Too
Seeking to empower women to excel in the workplace, National University is preparing to offer training in women’s leadership through its Institute for Leadership Synergy.
To Build A Diverse Workforce, Companies Must Recognize Bias, Redo Hiring and Development Processes
Because achieving diversity in the workplace requires an ongoing commitment, many businesses in San Diego County are working to develop more inclusive recruiting, hiring, and promotion practices.
INSURANCE: Right Deductible, Choice of Counsel Can Be Important
Obtaining Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) is a strong base for any corporation as it pertains to protecting its investment, but experts want business owners to know that’s just the start.
Just last fall, Kailey Rowan, owner of Hardcore Fitness North County in Vista, which has five employees and over 430 members, had no idea what Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) was. Consequently, she hadn’t imagined the risk she’d been taking as a small business owner not having it.
FINANCE: Signature Covers Bookkeeping To Business Insights
Signature Analytics CEO Peter Heald sees the scope of the rapidly growing financial firm’s opportunity through the lens of “the second black box” of small business — operational finance.
$10M Fund Targeted for ‘Community-Minded’ Borrowers
A group of San Diego investors is betting on locally based nonprofit organizations and social enterprises to the tune of $10 million.
Sector Faces Daunting Task of Finding And Competing for Qualified Employees
Cybersecurity professionals are in short supply. Even in cyber-rich San Diego — where the U.S. Navy has its information technology command — there are challenges to filling jobs, local executives said.
Schools Offer Variety of Programs to Help Fill Need for Talent in an Important, Growing Sector
San Diego County universities have launched cybersecurity degree programs to meet the growing demand for experts who can prevent online attacks and information theft.
Millennials are driving demand for sustainable investment options.
Investors Increasingly Seek Outlets For Social, Environmental Options
Demographic changes and the availability of more information than ever about businesses’ operations are contributing to a shift toward sustainable and impact investment options.
PROPERTY: Many Projects in Pipeline; Amenities Abound in City
Carlsbad is a big draw for companies looking for industrial and office space.
Sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean are not normally associated with industrial projects, but that’s what comes with a three-building complex Ryan Cos. U.S. Inc. is building in Carlsbad.
PROPERTY: Redevelopment Preserves Classic Character, While Filling Market Need
Eerie was how Matt Belshin described the former bank building he bought three years ago along Escondido’s Grand Avenue.
ENERGY: Co. Aims to Double Revenue, Inks Big Funding Deal
Escondido-based TransPower, a maker of electric-drive systems for big-rig trucks and industrial-site tractors, is on a growth path.
From Entrepreneurial Climate to Quality of Life, Carlsbad Checks All the Boxes for Business Location
Carlsbad is known as one of San Diego’s largest tech hubs, but that’s no longer simply because of its corporate successes, such as Viasat Inc.
MANUFACTURING: Its Acquisitions Boost Core Biz, Help Cover New Ground
It’s not uncommon to see sprinklers over-irrigate, turning yards into swamps — or spraying water while it’s raining.
DEVICES: Company Gains Advantage By Partnering With Insurer
Dexcom aspires to widen its reach beyond Type 1 diabetes. Recently, the San Diego company took a big step toward the goal.
Seated beside an oval table in his office, Kevin Sayer squints to read a text on his phone. His blue eyes — the same color as his button-down shirt – light up.
Recent data show the San Diego region’s international trade has been expanding faster than the economy as a whole.