Mariel Concepcion

Staff Reporter

Email: mconcepcion@sdbj.com
Phone: 858-277-6359 Extension: 3114

Recent Stories

Noah Homes Housing Tapped to Help Develop Plans for Texas Housing Project

A third of the homes will be made available to adults with autism, Down syndrome and other disabilities, while the remainder will be up for purchase to anyone wanting to live within the inclusive community.

Dexcom Becomes Community Partner for Oct. 27 Navy-Notre Dame Game

The partnership allowed the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl, which is hosting the event, to enhance the marketing efforts for the highly-anticipated college football game in hopes of drawing a record number in attendees.

La Jolla Institute and UC San Diego Receive $4.5 Million Cancer Moonshot Award

The funding will go towards research, led by LJI professor Stephen Schoenberger, Ph.D., to improve immunotherapeutic treatment for patients with head and neck cancer.

Growing Revenue Feeds Urban Plates’ Appetite for Expansion

DINING: Capital Facility Is Expected to Fund 25 More Locations

While some local fast-casual restaurants owners may be scratching their heads trying to keep cost downs as the minimum wage continues to go up, Saad Nadhir, co-founder of San Diego-based Urban Plates, isn’t too worried.

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Add Notre Dame to JMI’s Winning Record

MARKETING: Boutique Firm Does Multimedia, Innovation

Earlier this year, when the University of Notre Dame was looking to hire a company that could help with its unique marketing and multimedia initiatives, the Indiana-based university didn’t tap major players in the collegiate world like IMG College or Learfield.

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Petco Appoints Justin Tichy to Chief Stores Officer

Before joining Petco, Tichy worked with Walmart, Target and Best Buy and, most recently served as President of Sales at Confie, a privately-held national insurance company.

Costs Eat Up Revenue In Restaurant Business

DINING: Wage Increases Cited; Responses Include Job Cuts

Overall labor costs continue to increase in California.

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Airport Has $12B Economic Impact On Region

The San Diego International Airport creates nearly $12 billion in economic impact for the region annually, according to a study conducted by the airport.

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GDM Dials In Some Diverse Venues

Gaslamp District Media, a San Diego-based marketing, events and promotional agency, has been tapped to work with Music Box concert venue and event space. Its first collaborative event took place in early October by way of the West Coast Oktoberfest. That event was held in more than 55,000 square feet of space in Little Italy and featured live musical acts, an array of street food vendors and themed contests, among other activities and entertainment.

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Data Shows $1 Billion Economic Impact from San Diego County Craft Brewers in 2017

San Diego craft brewers generated about $802 million in revenue for 2017, up from $638 million during 2016.

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