DEVELOPMENT: Jamie Awford Dives Into Latest Challenge, The $471M Airport Expansion
Twenty-year construction veteran Jamie Awford has the uncanny ability to attract complex and challenging projects other builders generally shy away from.
RETAIL: Holiday Promotions Begun in Earnest to Cash in on Rising Consumer Confidence
With many consumers remaining on tight budgets this holiday season, retailers will need to adjust their prices accordingly and offer them more value for less money.
EDUCATION: Aptitude Tests to Etiquette Lessons Foster Professional Development
A two-year pilot program at Cal State San Marcos seeks to prepare business majors for real-world challenges ahead.
GOVERNMENT: Also of Concern, System May Be Burdened By More Insured Patients
While health care reform legislation is taking shape in Congress, San Diego’s hospitals and health care experts are contemplating how their systems could be affected.
WORK FORCE: Clinic Opens in National City to Serve Rising Number of Patients
San Diego’s double-digit unemployment rate and economic woes have put added strains on hospital emergency rooms and health centers.
Todd Wexler, president, NetResults Technology Group, Inc.
Rodell Jackson, owner and director, Health Dimensions, LLC.
Urban Miyares, a blind Vietnam veteran who's also a serial entrepreneur, has dedicated the last 20 years helping thousands of fellow disabled veterans find their way in the business world.
Fresno-based marketing and communications firm Panagraph Inc. said it is opening a small office in Downtown San Diego to be closer to local clients and try to attract new ones.
Hobbymatch.com founder and Chief Executive Gwen Chambers discovered San Diego can be a pretty lonely place for newcomers.
The San Diego Better Business Bureau said it has issued an alert about Qchex.com, a Rancho Bernardo-based Internet services company that allows users to print or send checks via e-mail to recipients that can print the checks.
Brian Miller, the owner of San Diego-based specialty toy chain Geppetto's, said he's gearing up for a great holiday season. He may be the only one.
Fashion Valley Center and a carwash company are getting ready to offer shoppers their own version of spring cleaning , a carwash at eight parking structures.
The launch of a new Disney publication, a parenting magazine called
In 1995, Bruce Reeves quit his job as a government budget analyst to go into business for himself. Now the owner of the Ace Hardware store in Hillcrest, Reeves says he hasn't looked back.
The Vanguard Resource Group has teamed up with three local firms to educate small and midsized companies on the ins and outs of buying and selling businesses.
Health Dimensions, a San Diego-based company that puts on health and fitness expos for corporate clients, recently partnered with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to become a sponsor for events.
Charles Shin's discount replacement printer cartridge store opened on Midway Drive in Point Loma on Sept. 17 without fanfare, but Shin is confident clients will come.
It wasn't long ago when Gregg Witt was an amateur national skateboard champion that he was consulting advertisers and venture capitalists on how to make money in the action sports world. Today, Witt is using his insight to build on his own marketing agenc
Rising gasoline prices will likely drive more San Diegans with less disposable income to cut back spending during the holiday shopping season.
La Costa-based Radioactive Golf Inc., which makes action sports-influenced golf footwear, plans to launch its first product line this week , a golf shoe that looks like a sneaker.
A new luxury rental car company in La Jolla said its business is built around car enthusiasts who dream of sitting behind the wheel of a Ferrari, Lamborghini or Maserati.
Jamie Kocher, president and chief executive officer, Backyard X-Scapes Inc.
Nearly nine out of 10 small firms are paying more for basic employee health insurance this year than they did last year. "We're almost there where I can't afford it anymore," says one businessman.
Brett Weiss said he has the answer for people chasing the American dream , it's hot, it's tasty, it's served in a pita and takes about $225,000 to $250,000 in funding to get started.
David Weck's experience with a stability ball led him to create the BOSU , a very versatile piece of exercise equipment , and a business.
When the veteran morning radio team Jeff and Jer debuts later this month on My 94.1, it's likely to lead to a shake-up in both listenership and ad revenues.
Destination San Diego, a magazine that will be launched in December, seeks to give business travelers an edge on the best golf courses, meeting places and family adventures before their arrival.
Treatery owner Allan Haber said it's at times like this that retailers can step up and help people in need.
Charles R. Terhune, chief executive officer, Charvin Endeavors, dba the Kitchen Elves.
Gayle Stone, owner, chief executive officer and operator of Simply Italian.
Meet the woman behind the advertising agency that brought Sandy Mossy to television, making her a household name in San Diego.
The newest DVD in the "Tot-a-Doodle-Do!" series produced by Heidi Heller Niehart is just a "peekaboo" away.
Rodney R. Eales, president, SDA Security Systems, Inc.
A new type of food company is making its way to coastal North County. It's called Dream Dinners and its customers sign up in advance to prepare weeks worth of frozen meals in a communal kitchen, then take them home.
A unique business model is paying off for Party Plan-It, Inc.
Michael C & #225;rdenas was still in law school when he maxed out his credit card with a cash advance of $300 to start his translation business. Twenty years later, his firm generates revenues in excess of $3 million annually.
Celebrating 25 Years , Longtime broadcaster Mark Larson has watched the radio industry grow up in San Diego.
Innoventure Consulting Group has started a new training and leadership program called Encore Learning specifically for small- to medium-sized businesses.
Where Are They Now? , North County publishing vet well read on newspaper business.
Ken Weiner, principal and co-founder, JK Investment Properties, Inc.