The Story Behind All Those New Craft Beer Tasting Rooms
A piece of language in the alcohol vendors' license most breweries have makes it easier to get additional locations OK'd. Turns out those small satellite locations are huge money-makers, and they address other issues that could stunt the industry's growth.
Andrew Keatts | September 25, 2014 |
Business Backers to San Diego: California’s Dragging You Down
Lisa Halverstadt | September 18, 2014 |
San Diego’s Business Exodus Is Really a People Exodus
Lisa Halverstadt | September 5, 2014 |
No, San Diego Doesn’t Have a Startup Ban on the Books
San Diego city code bars home businesses with more than one employee, a rule that some critics have called a startup ban. Turns out lots of other startup hubs have the same rule, and it's not clear any startups have been booted or even fined as a result.
Lisa Halverstadt | September 1, 2014 |
How the Tuna Capital of the World Is Weathering America’s Breakup With Tuna
Americans' long, slow break-up with tuna has certainly been felt by two big brands headquartered in San Diego. But one thriving local upstart brand is proving there are plenty of consumers willing to pay more for a product that comes with a transparent supply chain.
Clare Leschin-Hoar | August 20, 2014 |
The Catch-22 of San Diego’s Tourism Economy
San Diego County has seen its most significant job growth since the recession in the last two years, but a big part of that is from part-time or low-paying roles. SANDAG's chief economist says "we're a little bit of a victim of our own success."
Lisa Halverstadt | August 18, 2014 |
San Diego Bucks California’s Trend in Biz Relocation
Lisa Halverstadt | August 8, 2014 |
The State That Lands the Most Departing SD Businesses? That’d Be California.
Lisa Halverstadt | July 30, 2014 |
San Diego Is Attracting More Businesses Than It’s Losing
Lisa Halverstadt | July 28, 2014 |
What San Diego CEOs Say As They Leave Town – Or Threaten To
Lisa Halverstadt | July 25, 2014 |
The Case for a Better Hookup Culture Among San Diego Businesses
The willingness of people in the Bay Area to connect tech entrepreneurs and startups to others has led to some of the most powerful business partnerships and success stories there. In San Diego, even some of the most well-known businesses don’t know how to work together.
Blair Giesen | July 15, 2014 |
The Silver Lining to San Diego’s Obscene Housing Prices
California cities that are rich in home equity, such as San Francisco and San Jose, are also great places for start-ups. The recent spike in home prices in San Diego may be contributing to a faster growth in start-ups here.