San Diego Business Journal

For Cali Bamboo, The Grass Really Is ‘Greener’

RETAIL: Founders Leverage Plant’s Strength, Sensibilities By Sarah de Crescenzo Originally published April 20, 2017 at 12:32 p.m., updated April 20, 2017 at 12:32 p.m.
Tanner Haigwood, left, and Jeff Goldberg, right

Tanner Haigwood, left, and Jeff Goldberg, right Photo by Walker Hicks/Cali Bamboo


CEO: Jeff Goldberg

Headquarters: Sorrento Mesa

Founded: 2004

No. of local employees: 120

Revenue: $83 million in 2016, up 80 percent over 2015


Co-founder Tanner Haigwood (above) shows off some flooring samples; flooring has proven to be Cali Bamboo’s most popular product.

— A black dog tears through the lobby of Cali Bamboo’s corporate headquarters in Sorrento Valley, nails scrabbling across the hardwood floor...


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