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EDC Study: SoccerCity Would Generate $2.8B Annual Regional Impact

The mixed-use SoccerCity SD proposed for Mission Valley would have a $2.8 billion annual regional economic impact and generate more than 25,000 jobs, according to an independent analysis done by consulting firm AECOM for the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp.

By Lou Hirsh March 9, 2017 3:18 p.m. share »

Business Calendar for Week of March 6, 2017

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of March 6, 2017, and beyond.

By Steve Adamek March 3, 2017 12:44 p.m. share »

SeaWorld Entertainment Sees Continued Drops in Revenue, Attendance

Still facing declining attendance and revenue, the Florida-based parent of SeaWorld San Diego reported a net loss of $12.5 million for 2016.

By Lou Hirsh March 1, 2017 1:35 p.m. share »
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San Diego International Passenger Count Declined 2.5 Percent in January

Passenger traffic at San Diego International Airport dipped 2.5 percent from a year ago for the month of January, as the facility handled a total of 1.5 million arriving and departing travelers.

By Lou Hirsh February 27, 2017 11:01 a.m. share »

Business Calendar for Week of February 27, 2017

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of February 27, 2017, and beyond.

By Steve Adamek February 24, 2017 12:44 p.m. share »

Jack in the Box Reports Q1 Net Earnings of $35.9 Million

Fast-food restaurant company Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK), one of the largest corporations based in San Diego, reported net earnings of $35.9 million for the first quarter of its fiscal year, about 8 percent more than the $32.2 million in the same quarter the previous year.

By Sarah de Crescenzo February 24, 2017 9:52 a.m. share »
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Who's Your Caddy? Golf Simulator Mixes Work, Play

Jenn Harris approaches the 18th hole at Pebble Beach, golf club in hand. With an aggressive swing she gives the ball a whap. The sharp noise of the contact echoes off the ceiling and the walls beside her. On the screen ahead of her, a brightly colored, computer-generated line shows the trajectory of the ball through the air of the iconic course.

By Brad Graves February 23, 2017 1:25 p.m. share »
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Manchester’s Mission Valley Plan Calls for Retaining Qualcomm Stadium

Developer Douglas Manchester’s vision for the Mission Valley site of Qualcomm Stadium calls for renovating rather than replacing the 50-year-old venue, and potentially adding a new arena to host an NBA team.

By Lou Hirsh February 23, 2017 1:22 p.m. share »
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Airpark Begins Its Approach

Local developer Metropolitan Airpark LLC is looking to begin construction later this year on a long-planned project that eventually will bring more than $1 billion in new aviation and commercial facilities to Brown Field Municipal Airport in Otay Mesa.

By Lou Hirsh February 23, 2017 1:05 p.m. share »

County Hotels Saw January Revenue Rise 4.8 Percent

Revenue at San Diego County hotels rose 4.8 percent from a year ago during the month of January, topping $180.5 million, according to the latest monthly data from research firm STR.

By Lou Hirsh February 21, 2017 11:36 a.m. share »
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Investor Group Unveils Vision for Qualcomm Stadium Site

An investor group has unveiled details of its plan to turn the Qualcomm Stadium site into housing, commercial space and park space.

By John Cox February 20, 2017 3:01 p.m. share »

Business Calendar for Week of February 20, 2017

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of February 20, 2017, and beyond.

By Steve Adamek February 17, 2017 12:44 p.m. share »

Tourism Authority: Nearly 35 Million Visited San Diego in 2016

San Diego hosted a record 34.9 million visitors who spent $10.4 billion in the region during calendar year 2016, according to the latest annual data from the San Diego Tourism Authority.

By Lou Hirsh February 16, 2017 2:48 p.m. share »
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Surf Air to Begin Service Between San Diego and Los Angeles

Santa Monica-headquartered Surf Air, which offers unlimited flights to commuters who pay a monthly membership fee, plans to start new service between San Diego and Los Angeles this spring.

By Lou Hirsh February 16, 2017 1:54 p.m. share »

Manchester Explores Privately Financed NFL Stadium in Mission Valley

Developer Douglas Manchester has written to the National Football League, expressing interest in developing a privately financed stadium on the current Mission Valley site of Qualcomm Stadium.

By Lou Hirsh February 15, 2017 12:04 p.m. share »