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SeaWorld Parent Reports Continued Declines in Revenue, Attendance for Q-1

The parent company of SeaWorld San Diego reported a 15 percent decline in revenue for its first quarter, with attendance down by a similar percentage from the year-ago period for its 12 U.S. theme parks.

By Lou Hirsh May 11, 2017 11:52 a.m. share »
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Andaz San Diego Hotel Names New General Manager

Shane Nicolopoulos has been named general manager of Andaz San Diego, overseeing all operations of the 159-room boutique hotel in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter.

By Lou Hirsh May 10, 2017 3:09 p.m. share »
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Report: SoccerCity Could Generate $1.4B for Roads, Schools

The SoccerCity mixed-use development proposed for Mission Valley could provide $1.4 billion in tax-value-based bonding capacity to build local schools and roads, according to a follow-up study by the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp. and consulting firm AECOM.

By Lou Hirsh May 10, 2017 11:36 a.m. share »

Top Tech Exec Awards Online Registration Closes May 10th at 5 p.m.

Tickets to one of San Diego’s most popular high-tech gatherings are on sale now.

By SDBJ Staff May 8, 2017 8:56 a.m. share »

Top Tech Exec Awards Takes Place This Week

Tickets to one of San Diego’s most popular high-tech gatherings are on sale now. The 10th annual Top Tech Exec Awards will take place on May 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. and will be staged in the field at Petco Park.

By SDBJ Staff May 7, 2017 1:04 p.m. share »

Business Calendar for the Week of May 8, 2017

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of May 8, 2017, and beyond.

By Steve Adamek May 5, 2017 12:44 p.m. share »
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Two New Sponsors Will Put Startup Week in Its Element

Organizers for the city’s largest startup event, San Diego Startup Week, just landed two big sponsors that will provide space and cash for the week-long event in June.

By Brittany Meiling April 28, 2017 12:54 p.m. share »

Business Calendar for Week of May 1, 2017

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of May 1, 2017, and beyond.

By Steve Adamek April 28, 2017 12:44 p.m. share »
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Condor Airlines to Start San Diego Flights to Frankfurt

Germany’s Condor Airlines plans a May 1 start for its previously announced direct flights connecting San Diego with Frankfurt.

By Lou Hirsh April 28, 2017 12:14 p.m. share »

San Diego Sport Innovators Announces Five New Board Members

San Diego Sport Innovators (SDSI), the nonprofit business development organization dedicated to fostering the growth of the sport and active lifestyle (SAL) industry, announced the addition of five members to its board of directors.

By Steve Adamek April 28, 2017 9:45 a.m. share »

Can San Diego Hotels Keep Hot Streak Going?

Will San Diego County hotels be able to stretch a six-year streak of annual revenue and occupancy gains into a seventh year?

By Lou Hirsh April 27, 2017 3:49 p.m. share »

Business Calendar for April 24, 2017

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of April 24, 2017, and beyond.

By Steve Adamek April 21, 2017 3:36 p.m. share »

Convention Center and Balboa Park Get Green-Building Status Upgrades

Two of the city’s longtime visitor mainstays — the San Diego Convention Center and Balboa Park – recently marked key sustainability certifications under the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program.

By Lou Hirsh April 21, 2017 2:57 p.m. share »

Guess the Celebrities With Costumes on Display in East County

Most casinos in San Diego County have fancy steakhouses where gamblers can celebrate their winnings.

By Brad Graves April 19, 2017 4:30 p.m. share »

Touch Base With Top Tech Execs at Huge Petco Park Gathering

Tickets to one of San Diego’s most popular high-tech gatherings are on sale now.

By SDBJ Staff April 16, 2017 1:02 p.m. share »