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San Diego-headquartered RAR Hospitality has assumed management of the Holiday Inn Carlsbad and Staybridge Suites Carlsbad, following an agreement with the hotels’ owner, Alps Group of Hotels.
National University and University of California, San Diego Extension are introducing a partnership that offers students pathways to pursue studies in the growing field of sustainability management, the schools announced.
New State Law Broadens Efforts to Narrow Gender Wage Gap
Women still make less than men in a majority of industries (79 cents on the dollar by most accounts) despite state and federal laws aimed at narrowing the gender pay gap.
PROPERTY: H.G. Fenton Plans Additional Facilities
Thanks to the newly opened microbrewer’s unusual space arrangements in Miramar, co-founder Mat Robar estimates that his eco-themed Pure Project has saved a lot of green in startup costs — at least $100,000 — and shaved six to 12 months off the traditional launch timetable for a craft beer maker.
Amazon Inc. has extended its Prime Now services in San Diego to include one-hour delivery of beer, wine and spirits, the Seattle-based company announced.
San Diego-based Southwest Value Partners has acquired the 284-room Marriott San Diego Del Mar hotel in Carmel Valley for $80.5 million, according to the buyer.
Cumming Corp., a San Diego-headquartered construction project management firm with offices worldwide, announced Feb. 1 that it is acquiring and merging with London-based consulting firm GB Fitzsimon. Financial details were not disclosed.
Vistage Worldwide Inc. said it named Sam Reese as CEO. Reese succeeds Leon Shapiro, who will continue to serve on the Vistage board of directors.
The University of San Diego on Thursday announced it had received a $12 million gift from a nonprofit created by a co-founder of Intel to bolster science, technology, engineering and math education.
With a unanimous San Diego City Council vote in December to adopt the San Diego Climate Action Plan (CAP), San Diego became the largest metropolitan area in the U.S. to adopt an aggressive target of 100 percent renewable energy within 20 years. This positions the city as a forward-thinking leader in climate policy both nationally and globally.
WORKFORCE: Bus Tour Shows Students Extent Of Opportunities Downtown
The dynamic has confounded local tech companies for years: The University of California, San Diego has almost 9,000 engineering students, and one of the largest and most successful computer science programs in the country, yet many suitable local high-tech job openings go unfilled.
Business Schools Add Programs to Ensure Grads Have Communication Skills
Having strong academic skills can help university graduates land interviews for promising jobs, but those meetings won’t lead to employment unless they’ve also developed “soft skills.”
The San Diego County Bar Foundation (SDCBF) has awarded a total of $110,000 to 13 local nonprofits that offer legal services and promote understanding of the legal system to San Diego County residents, an increase of 10 percent over last year.
LEGAL: More Stringent Reporting of Emissions Could Be Big Challenge
Development and legal experts say a recent California Supreme Court ruling on a major Los Angeles-area housing development mandating more stringent reporting related to greenhouse gas emissions could have far-reaching effects for larger projects in San Diego County and elsewhere in the state.
The University of San Diego’s MBA program ranked 59th in the world, according to an annual survey from Financial Times of the top 100 programs.