San Diego Business Journal

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Busy Schedule Makes Convention Center Upgrades a Challenge

The San Diego Convention Center is a hardworking building. Many sets of feet have trampled its carpets since it first opened in 1989.

By Brad Graves June 8, 2017 2:53 p.m. share »
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Aventine’s Creativity Still Holds Up Sans Six Columns

Aventine is more than the name given to the quirky, mixed-use complex near UC San Diego.

By Brad Graves June 8, 2017 2:46 p.m. share »
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Trump’s Budget: What’s In It for Otay Mesa?

President Donald Trump’s plan to build a 2,000-mile-long wall along the U.S.-Mexico border has hit a wall of its own in terms of funding support from Congress.

By Lou Hirsh June 1, 2017 2:16 p.m. share »
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Bringing New Life to San Ysidro

As work chugs along on more than $740 million in federal improvements at the San Ysidro crossing between the U.S. and Mexico, business owners such as Sunil Gakhreja wonder whether the traffic-streamlining benefits might spread two blocks north to the border town’s older commercial district.

By Lou Hirsh June 1, 2017 2:08 p.m. share »
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OFFICE | Big Winners Will Be Those Who Repositioned Properties

Excerpts from midpoint 2017 assessments from local experts in the office segment:

By Lou Hirsh May 25, 2017 2:53 p.m. share »
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RETAIL | Provide Experience in Prime Locations or Be Left Behind

Excerpts from midpoint 2017 assessments from local experts in the retail segment:

By Lou Hirsh May 25, 2017 2:48 p.m. share »
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MULTIFAMILY | Expect Upticks in Sales, Deliveries and, Yes, Rents

Excerpts from midpoint 2017 assessments from local experts in the multifamily segment:

By Lou Hirsh May 25, 2017 2:42 p.m. share »
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INDUSTRIAL | Softening from Uncertainty Will Give Way to High Demand

Excerpts from midpoint 2017 assessments from local experts in the industrial segment:

By Lou Hirsh May 25, 2017 2:36 p.m. share »
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Landlords Still Hold Favorable Cards

As the early months of 2017 unfold, it’s clear that demand for San Diego County commercial real estate remains strong, even if most sectors aren’t exhibiting red-hot characteristics like those seen during the past two years, particularly in the multifamily and industrial segments.

By Lou Hirsh May 25, 2017 2:30 p.m. share »
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Battery Safety Concerns Power Innovations

The new style of batteries powering automobiles, smartphones and military vehicles are certainly capable. And they pack more power than other options.

By Brad Graves May 18, 2017 2:20 p.m. share »
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Co. Gains Momentum in Building Genomics Ecosystem in China

Illumina Inc.’s top executives are building ties with the Chinese government as the San Diego company expands into the massive Chinese health care market. The scientific instrument company already has a campus in Shanghai, where it set up shop back in 2010. But business is suddenly booming. The company’s Shanghai office grew its headcount by 40 percent in 2015, and shipments to China increased by more than 60 percent in 2016.

By Brittany Meiling May 15, 2017 10:26 a.m. share »
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The Instrumental Players of Medtech

San Diego is internationally known as a hub for medicine makers, often saluted for the drugs being developed on the Torrey Pines Mesa. But when it comes to homegrown companies that employ thousands of San Diegans, many of the top performers over the last half-decade are not making drugs at all.

By Brittany Meiling May 15, 2017 10:22 a.m. share »