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VOTE: Poll Results Change Playing Field for Businesses; Attention Turns to November
San Diego city voters on June 7 clearly favored a minimum wage increase that was vehemently opposed by much of the local business community.
San Francisco-based Munchery recently began same-day meal preparation and delivery services in the San Diego market, the company announced.
Solana Beach-based Endurance Sportswire announced a partnership with commercial news distribution company PR Newswire.
San Diego’s AMN Healthcare Inc., the largest health care staffing company in the nation, has snatched up its fifth health care company in less than two years. The acquisition of Franklin, Tenn.-based Peak Health Solutions, a health information management company, is expected to immediately boost AMN’s revenue.
San Diego County hotels saw total revenue rise 3 percent from the year-ago period for the first four months of 2016, topping $812.3 million, according to the latest monthly data from research firm STR.
Carlsbad-based ViaSat Inc. said on June 3 that it will provide in-flight Wi-Fi systems on new aircraft going into service for American Airlines.
TeamHealth Holdings Inc., a physician services organization based in Knoxville, Tenn., announced the acquisition of the operations of Tri-City Emergency Medical Group in Oceanside. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Crosbie Gliner Schiffman Southard & Swanson LLP (CGS3) recently hired two exceptional local real estate partners — David Swartz, former general counsel of Arden Realty Inc., and Dawn Saunders, previously with Mintz Levin — to the ranks of this three-year-old, growing commercial real estate law firm. You might remember reading here that CGS3 wants to build a new type of law firm as an alternative to the “Big Law” business-as-usual model with its high overhead, high hourly rate and lots of associate billing.
TECH: City Contract Renewal May Be Big Driver of Growth
Matt Cole has New York on his mind. Cole runs the transportation equipment business at Kearny Mesa-based Cubic Corp., a company that wants to use the world of fare cards and subway gates as a stepping stone toward bigger things.
Biz: Entrepreneurial Spirit Lets Loose in Unusual Biz Event
Thousands of aspiring, neophyte and seasoned entrepreneurs will head downtown next week for the city’s biggest — and most popular — startup event: San Diego Startup Week.
Carlsbad city planners are recommending approval of a new 142-room Home2 Suites by Hilton hotel, proposed for a site near McClellan-Palomar Airport.
Trading firm Noble Group announced the resignation of its chief executive officer and said it will sell San Diego-based Noble Americas Energy Solutions.
San Diego County business owners are less optimistic about prospects ahead because of the planned increases in the minimum wage and their own doubts about future hiring, the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce reported May 19.
TECH: Company’s Reputation Is Plus in Search for New Job
Sanj Gunetileke says he never experienced a boring work day during his six-year career at Qualcomm Inc.
Advanced materials able to withstand extreme environments are the focus of a new binational institute inaugurated May 24.