Biomedical Device Makers, Diagnostic Companies See Future in Paradigm Shift Toward Telemedicine and Telediagnostics
While the world faced a major pandemic, diagnostic companies and biomedical device makers alike innovated to help our healthcare system through COVID-19. Now, as vaccines become more widely available and conditions of the pandemic change, these businesses wonder: how can the industry sustain this growth going forward?
ARCHITECTURE: International Firm Known for Striking and Prominent Buildings
While in high school, Joseph Wong helped out in his parents’ restaurant with little idea of what he wanted to do with his life. “I had a very good drafting teacher at San Diego High School,” Wong said. ... “He suggested, ‘What about being an architect?’ It was like a light bulb.”
50% of Food Grown Goes to San Diego’s Food Insecure
According to data, one in seven San Diegans is food insecure. When Avery Cramer learned of this statistic, he knew he wanted to help address this issue.
The U.S. Senate on May 11 approved the nomination of San Diego schools Superintendent Cindy Marten as Deputy Secretary of Education in the Biden Administration.
San Diego’s Alvarado Hospital and National City’s Paradise Valley Hospital have both been recognized with an “A” hospital safety grade for spring 2021 from the Leapfrog Group.
TECHNOLOGY: Lytx, Netradyne and SmartDrive Find Themselves in Demand
San Diego-based Lytx Inc. announced in April that it generated record revenue in 2020, driven by a 63% increase in new customers such as Coca-Cola Beverages Florida LLC and The Kroger Fulfillment Network.
FOOD: Tiffany Tran Turned Her Love of Bubble Tea into a Business
Behind each sweet treat served at Boba Bar and Desserts is inspiration from shop owner, Tiffany Tran’s travels throughout Asia.
RESTAURANTS: Tofu House Grows During Pandemic and Plans to Franchise
Joonsok Kim, said he couldn’t sleep at all the day it was announced that restaurants had to stop serving food indoors due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Firm Hires 50 Staffers, Aims to Add 200 More
Flock Freight, a logistics technology company focused on the trucking industry, has announced it will be moving its main headquarters from Solana Beach to Encinitas.
Historic Downtown Building to Be Restored
The historic Spreckels Theater building – a San Diego landmark for more than a century - has been sold for $18 million with plans to restore the property.
REDEVELOPMENT: Hotel Being Added to $350M Project
An Australian company - Caydon Property Group – has made significant changes to its plans to redevelop the former California Theater in downtown San Diego.
BIOTECH: Organization Seeks Community Partnerships
San Diego Squared (SD2), a nonprofit focused on increasing the number of minorities in the life science and technology industries, is seeking to partner with local organizations to expand its reach in San Diego.
REAL ESTATE: REIT Attracts Realty Income
Realty Income Corp. (NYSE: O) has signed an agreement to acquire a second REIT, Phoenix-based VEREIT Inc. (NYSE: VER), in an all-stock transaction worth approximately $11 billion.
HEALTHCARE: $44M Health Institute Opens
North County’s healthcare options expanded with the April opening of a $44 million rehabilitation center on the 56-acre campus of Palomar Medical Center Escondido.
TECHNOLOGY: Disruptor Sees Digitizing Child Care Sector Saving Workforce, Businesses and Economy
A single mom and immigrant, Alessandra Lezama struggled with climbing up the executive ladder for the first 13 years of her career -- mainly due to inadequate child care.
Gets Funding from Rapper Jay-Z, Former Padre Adrian Gonzalez
LIT Method Inc., a Los Angeles-based low-impact fitness brand, has launched its first ever permanent showroom in sunny San Diego. The 2020-founded company, with 16 employees, recently opened a studio in La Jolla’s Westfield UTC mall.
LEGAL: Attorney Specializes in Immigration Cases
Harsh treatment was behind Peter D. Chu’s decision to become a lawyer specializing in immigration cases.
SDBJ is collaborating with the Asian Business Association San Diego throughout Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month