A group has announced plans for a ballot initiative aimed at redeveloping the current Mission Valley stadium site into a western campus of SDSU.
UCSD is joining IBM-led consortium of universities working to use AI to enable healthier living.
Cooley opened its San Diego doors 25 years ago, becoming the first Silicon Valley law firm to operate here. What started with seven founding lawyers in 1992 — four of whom are still with Cooley today — has evolved into an office with more than 200 lawyers and staff. Home to firm leaders for business litigation, capital markets, compensation & benefits, M&A, real estate finance and securities litigation, the office has become one of the most respected players in the San Diego market and a key driver of Cooley’s national and global growth.
RETAIL: Store Closes Out-of-State Sites in a Strong Furniture Market
San Diego’s formerly fast-growing retailer Pirch recently announced that it was closing six of its 10 stores — all of them outside of California. But the abrupt downsizing came as the overall economy continues to be quite friendly to sellers of furniture and related home furnishings including several national chains now in the midst of local expansions.
PROPERTY: Council Measure Includes Fees, Fines and Permits
Faced with continuing complaints from local residents about noise and other nuisances created by vacationers using home-sharing sites such as Airbnb, the San Diego City Council later this month will tackle a proposed multipronged approach, including new registration fees and steep penalties for noncompliance by property owners.
Atlanta-based restaurant chain Chick-fil-A has opened its 12th restaurant in San Diego County.
San Diego-based law firm Tyson & Mendes has expanded to the East Coast with a new office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Dallas-based restaurant chain Dickey's Barbecue Pit plans to open a location Sept. 28 at San Diego State University.
The San Diego region’s hotels continued to demonstrate post-recession resilience in the first eight months of 2017.
Millennials now comprise the lion’s share of the workforce. That means that it’s a more youthful workplace — and one that’s less loyal. A global survey of 7,700 millennials employed full-time at companies with 100 employees or more was conducted by Deloitte last year and found that one in four would leave their current employer now, if given the opportunity, and two in three millennials plan to be working elsewhere by 2020.
LEGAL: Alessio Takes Reins; Firm Intends to Maintain Its Independence
Tom Turner enjoys donning the odd Hawaiian shirt, especially on the handful of days each summer when employees at Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP are encouraged to wear island attire.
NONPROFIT: Cos. Find Good Workers, Tax Breaks
At Sheffield Platers’ 21,000-square-foot manufacturing center in Sorrento Mesa, employees haul, cut and inspect metal parts.
This year has brought a sea change in leadership at some of the most active law firms in San Diego.
Kilpatrick Townsend’s San Diego office volunteered to help clean Moonlight Beach with the Surfrider Foundation, an organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s oceans, waves, and beaches last month. Melissa Patterson, Will Gorman, Shelton Austin, Bill Shaffer, and Mike Manzano joined the nearly 100 volunteers, who spent a Saturday morning maintaining the beauty and cleanliness of one of San Diego’s finest beaches.
RETAIL: REITs Should Diversify Portfolios; Grocers Must Be Fast, Convenient
With Amazon Inc. making a major splash in grocery retail with its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market, shopping center owners including Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. (ROIC) are closely watching for the potential competitive ripple effects.