EDUCATION: Longtime Leader to Exit Next Year
San Diego-based National University has announced that Dr. Michael Cunningham will retire in July 2023 at the end of the current school year.
EDUCATION: Helping Prepare Students for High-Growth Tech Careers
Springboard, the San Francisco-based workforce development company that prepares students for in-demand careers through comprehensive, project-based and online mentor-led programs, will now be in alliance with National University.
UTILITIES: New Leader for County’s Second-Largest Water Provider
Brian Olney, a Santee native with nearly 30 years in the water industry, has been named the new general manager at the Helix Water District, the agency that provides water to more than 250,000 customers in San Diego’s East County.
RESTAURANTS: Portland Firm Opens Second S.D. Store
Coastal North County resident Heather Bradshaw has found a taste of home, right in her own backyard.
ENERGY: Customers in Line for Planned Texas LNG Export Plant
Sempra’s plans to ship more liquefied natural gas (LNG) to overseas ports, as well as the condition of its broader business, came into clearer focus as the summer has unfolded.
RESTAURANTS: Tacotarian Expands into San Diego
To meet the growing appetite for plant-based dining options, a pair of husband-and-wife restaurateurs out of Nevada are expanding their brand into the San Diego area market.
DEVELOPMENT: Recreating a La Jolla Success Story
Jason Peaslee is trying to recreate the quaint atmosphere and charm of The Cottage restaurant that he and a partner own in La Jolla in a remodeled portion of an Encinitas shopping center.
WASTE MANAGEMENT: Company Projecting 50% Revenue Growth
It’s been a year of growth for Ingenium. The Escondido-based firm has added new revenue, new employees, new markets and new services.
Dr. Michael R. Cunningham will retire from his position as chancellor of National University System (NUS) at the end of the 2022-2023 school year.
REAL ESTATE: Making a Name for a Business
Real estate developers are pros when it comes to building everything from the apartment towers that are changing the skyline of downtown San Diego to single-family homes. But when it comes to making a name for themselves and establishing a brand identity, that’s another matter entirely.
HOSPITALITY: Former GM Cherashore Now Evans Hotels’ CFO
Jayne Aston is back in San Diego – and the third time is officially the charm for the United Kingdom native.
SaaS: Firm Growing B2C Platform
Cordial is preparing to disrupt the business-to-consumer marketing industry – but, as their name suggests, in a nice way.
HEALTHCARE: Century-old Facility Gets New Life Helping Cancer Patients
A nearly 100-year-old Scripps Mercy Hospital building in Hillcrest that started out as a nursing school for the Sisters of Mercy has been restored and given a new life as place where cancer patients and their families can receive support services.
HOSPITALITY: Atlas Mid-Year Report Shows Decrease in Hotel Development
The billion-dollar Gaylord Bayfront Hotel in Chula Vista, the largest hotel project currently under construction in California, will bring 1,600 new hotel rooms to the South Bay. But beyond the Marriott-owned project, there is currently a major lull in the hotel construction industry in San Diego County.
REAL ESTATE: Brother-Sister Team Behind Unique La Jolla Project
Brother and sister Hailey and Max Waitt are renovating a historic La Jolla home that had been used as a bed-and-breakfast inn into a high-tech hotel catering to the mid-20s to mid-40s traveler.