Downtown San Diego has a new hotel that “flips the conventional hotel service model on its head.”
According to a press release, the closure will make way to a brand new employee parking lot as a result of the loss of the existing employee parking due to construction of a new stormwater infiltration system.
According to Ryan DiVita, the company’s director of sales and marketing, the airline will also add a spare aircraft, to be parked at Carlsbad’s McClellan-Palomar Airport, starting at the end of the year as a precaution for the future.
Kisco Senior Living doesn’t want to be the traditional, medical-facility-like convalescent home. Instead, the Carlsbad-headquartered family-owned company, with 20 locations throughout the country, hopes to be in a category with five-star hotels.
Fun fact: Did you know that the Queen Bee Market, the bi-annual two-day shopping event that features handmade items from more than 100 local and national artisans and is held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, is owned by two San Diego-based sisters?
According to the SEC filing by SeaWorld, the U.S. Justice Department notified the company that it has decided not to take actions against the company.
ECONOMY: Craft Beer, Tourism and Overall Picture Remains Bright
Although big beer has been lurking around the craft beer neighborhood lately, it seems the latter isn’t too worried about the presence of the former just yet.
SPORT: Golf Still Strong Suit, While on Acquisition Course
Callaway Golf Co. is taking a shot.
The city will receive approximately $40,000 per year from the Naming Rights Agreement, or approximately $63,000 if the term expires in 2020.
From new coffee shops to a new mezcal (or mescal) bar and tasting room, San Diego continues to grow its food and beverage scene with a bushel full of openings starting this holiday season through 2019.
Although definitely not new to the neighborhood, some others around town are getting some pretty noteworthy facelifts.
Planning is underway for up to $3 billion worth of improvements to San Diego International Airport, including replacement of the airport’s aging Terminal 1 building, construction of a new road onto and off the property, more parking and an additional taxiway for commercial airliners, as well as a new administration building.
The economic impact of the San Diego Convention Center is anything but small.
More and more, businesses are turning to immersive entertainment events — mostly through the holiday season — versus traditional billboards and radio ads to drive traffic to and grow revenue for their properties. For the last three years, the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel has also jumped on that sleigh.
What started as a passion project in 2016 for corporate-executive-turned-designer Jillian Sassone is now a full-blown craftsman jewelry business. Today, Marrow Fine boasts clients like reality star and designer Lauren Conrad, Natalia Cordova Buckley from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Coco, Karrueche Tran from TNT’s Claws and San Diego Business Journal’s very own life sciences and health care reporter, Jared Whitlock.
California was one of 10 states selected to participate in a new federal program that promises to bring drone policies into the 21st century, and the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department is already testing drones that could help combat fires.