Revenue Up from $1.1M in 2017 to $14.5M in 2020
Plant Power Fast Food, the Escondido-based vegan fast food chain with eight locations, plans to nearly double its number of stores as well as its revenue by 2022.
REDEVELOPMENT: Transformation of 133-year-old Structure Especially Challenging
Transforming a 133-year-old building in downtown Oceanside to a trendy boutique hotel has proven especially challenging.
HOSPITALITY: New Look Gives UTC Hotel More Contemporary Feel
The Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine in UTC has a whole new look, courtesy of a $10 million renovation recently completed that is meant to give it a more contemporary feel inside and out.
Located at the M.L. King Promenade at the New Children’s Museum Park, the memorial features 200 photos of Black victims whose lives were lost due to racial injustice.
Spring 2021 CSUSM Business Confidence Index
Tourism and hospitality is on the rebound, but it may take up to two years to achieve pre-COVID levels. That’s the view of 93% of people who responded to a recent survey.
ACCOUNTING: Firm is One Of 10 Largest Nationally
Baker Tilly US, one of the largest accounting firms in the country with a presence in San Diego, has appointed Thomas Bennett as managing partner for the firm’s Orange County and San Diego markets.
Little Italy-Based Restaurant Co. to Open Fourth Location by End of Year
The Busalacchi Group, founded in 2008 and with three food places in Little Italy these days, is planning to expand.
Founder of The RakiRaki Ramen and The Yasai Adds His Own Spin on Japanese Recipes
Before opening the first The RakiRaki Ramen restaurant in Kearny Mesa in 2011, Junya Watanabe was a fashion designer.
EDUCATION: Real-World Skills Needed to Maximize an Opportunity on New Alderaan
A team of five Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) students from the University of San Diego School of Business made a very strong showing in the 2021 ARGUS University Challenge.
EDUCATION: Alexander Allione Receives Award Given in Memory of Daniel Woodruff
The Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate at the University of San Diego School of Business presented Alexander Allione with the Daniel B. Woodruff Memorial Scholarship in April.
San Diego’s Pharmatech Laboratory and Diagnostics, Inc. announced last week that with many public schools returning to in-classroom learning, it was piloting a COVID-19 testing program with the Jamul-Dulzura Union School District.
Jasmine Seafood Restaurant, StreetCar Merchants Among Grantees
Seventy-seven single unit restaurants in San Diego County have been awarded grants up to $3,500 as part of California Restaurant Foundation’s Restaurants Care Resilience Fund.
The Diocese of San Diego has named the first female principal in the 65-year history of Cathedral Catholic High School: Marlena Conroy.
Baker Tilly LLP has appointed a new managing partner to lead the firm’s Orange County and San Diego markets.
RESTAURANTS: Jasmine Seafood Restaurant Founder Feeds and Fundraises
When Dr. Allen Chan opened Jasmine Seafood Restaurant in 1994, the initial drive for the then practicing chiropractor was simply his longtime desire to one day own and operate a food place.