Downtown San Diego’s housing market headed for the stratosphere in 2017 with construction of Pacific Gate — dubbed by its developers as the city’s first “super prime” condo complex.
From Contractors to Personnel, Region Reaps $50.1 Million in Impact From Defense Role
Every year, San Diego County brings in more U.S. Defense Department contracts than many states of the union. In 2017, San Diego’s $8.23 billion in defense wins were more than what the states of Washington and New York received individually.
DEFENSE: Role Has Been Expanding, More Civilian Use AlsoExpected
It was one more example of how the U.S. military is using unmanned aircraft to stretch its abilities.
Firm Taps Technology, Research and Vision To Serve Growing and Changing Clientele
Michael Johnson first became a manager at a relatively young age, inheriting oversight of his first team, at Moody’s Investors Service, when he was about 30, then other teams, and later another at Merrill Lynch & Co., in New York.
Dawn Barry is a self-described genomics evangelist. But she’s not preaching to the choir.
Design and Construction Moves to Meet Millennials By Providing Open Space, Amenities And Office Options Rather Than a Set Space
Millennials, those younger workers between the ages of 18 and 34 who are seeking a different kind of workspace, are having a profound effect on the way offices are designed and built in San Diego County and elsewhere. And since millennials constitute a large percentage of the San Diego population, designers and builders are stepping up to accommodate their preferences.
PROPERTY: Alexan Targets Millennials; More Projects on the Way
Downtown San Diego is about to get the first in a series of new apartment towers — Alexan ALX — after a year of little activity
ENERGY: Acquisition of Texas Utility Likely to Depend On Convincing State’s PUC
It wasn’t the sort of regulatory memo the head of a large public company looks forward to discussing on an earnings call. But the timing left Sempra Energy CEO Debra Reed little choice.
RETAIL: They Focus On Customer Service, Create Community Feel
Say you were thinking of buying a new-to-market toy like the Zipes Speed Pipes Performance Pack, a hot item among the under-13 crowd. (The holidays are around the corner, after all.) Sure, this network of pipes that a toy car zips around at breakneck pace looks fun in YouTube videos.
MEDICINE: Use of Centers Expected to Cut Costs
Anthem will no longer pay for outpatient MRIs and CT scans at hospitals, a decision that at least two San Diego hospital systems fear could chip away at care — and their bottom lines.
TECH: Its 5G Efforts, Other Tech Could Put Share Price Near $100
Is Qualcomm Inc. worth $70 per share? That simple question may be the beginning of a long negotiation process. Or it could be the key that determines whether Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM) survives in its current form as a San Diego-based corporation.
PROPERTY: Office Space Demand Seen Into 2019
Downtown San Diego is seeing the biggest surge of building renovations in years, driven in part by a shortage of new office space and a demand for more open work spaces and amenities.
TECH: Access Cited In Move as Sector Looks for Right Model
Origin Code Academy, a local participant in the popular yet tumultuous industry of coding boot camps, is moving its curriculum online.
Schools Consider Offering Accelerated Programs As Time and Career Concerns Weigh on Students
Nikhil Varaiya knows how to deal with students who complain it takes them too long to complete the Master of Business Administration program where he works at San Diego State University. “I’ve asked them, ‘Are you willing to go three semesters at 12 to 15 units a semester? That’s when they start to have some sort of hesitation,” said Varaiya, a finance professor at SDSU and director of its graduate business programs.
EDUCATION: Institutions Often Have Guidelines For Transformational Event
Despite its youthful 27 years, California State University San Marcos can boast philanthropist names on five of its facilities, including the library, the field house and the home of the business school.
PROPERTY: North County Sites Go Fast in Tight Market
Go north is the solution for a growing number of companies looking for industrial space to expand in San Diego County.
HEALTH: Move Expected to Greatly Advance Timelines
San Diego drugmaker Tocagen accelerated its gene cancer therapy into a pivotal Phase 3 trial, which the company estimates will shave off as many as three years from the drug’s development and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulatory process.
SPORTS: Connecting Team, Public and Place Is Goal
A rose by any other name would, of course, still smell as sweet.
FOOD: CreativeApproach Translates into 3X Growth
Michael Antonorsi was in his teens when he wrote a bucket list of three activities: travel South America by car, train in France as a chef and sail to New Zealand.
TOURISM: Grand Pacific, Welk Expand Resort Options
Last year, Carlsbad-based Grand Pacific Resorts broke ground on a project in its backyard: an expansion of the Westin Hotel at the end of The Crossings Drive, adjacent to the Legoland California theme park.
COMMERCIAL: Artists Must Use Creativity for Pricing
Michael Carini prides himself on his brush stroke, along with his business acumen.
PHARMA: Unable to Go It Alone, Co. Pursues Strategic Alternatives
Diet pill maker Orexigen Therapeutics, one of San Diego’s struggling public companies, may soon auction itself off to the highest bidder in an attempt to fortify its finances.
DOWNTOWN: Hub Concept New for Mixed Use Developments
A dream that started seven years ago is about to become a reality with the official November opening of IDEA1 – a $91 million downtown San Diego project that combines office space, apartments, restaurants and retail space.
DEEP LEARNING: Intel Latest To Leverage San Diego Talent for Neuroscience
With significant help from some new allies in the far south of the state, Intel Corp. plans to ship a neural network microchip by the end of the year.
NAVIGATION: Grant Helps Researchers Study How to Measure Motion
Lasers are getting more capable by the year.
ECONOMY: Many Jobs Created; Defense Needs Still a Big Driver
More than a century after the U.S. Navy tried out aircraft for the first time at North Island, the aviation business persists in San Diego County.
Attempts to Bring Uber-Like Services or Other Big Changes to Aviation Don’t Take Off
There is something to be said for an on-demand charter flight, said Kimberly Herrell of Carlsbad-based Schubach Aviation. It’s nothing fancy. It’s the vanilla ice cream in the freezer case among sprinkles and swirls.
TRAVEL: A Big Energy Rate Hike Could Sink Sector Growth
The Port of San Diego and SDG&E embarked on a proposed energy management plan that looks to shield cruise ships from a potential five-fold increase in power costs, among other big goals.
AGRICULTURE: Crop Values Up; Nurseries See Renewed Interest
The drought easing up last year and then officially ending in April contributed to a rebound in San Diego County’s agriculture industry.
TECH: Group Helps Them Take On Tasks Beyond Tech
Imagine your sharpest, most effective software engineers. They’re communicative and affable. Their charisma influences and inspires. They’re leaders of men and masters of code. Right?