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San Diego & EDC in the News

April 24, 2016 - Wall Street Journal

Cities Look for New Ways to Meet Demand for Water Supplies

A quarter-century ago, San Diego and its suburbs imported 95 percent of their water supplies. Thanks to investments in desalination and other efforts to boost supplies, that figure has already dropped to 57 percent and is projected to fall to just 18 percent sometime in the next two decades.

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April 14, 2016 - Forbes

Forbes: San Diego among top U.S. tech hotspots

Where is America’s tech and software industry thriving? In a new study conducted for the San Diego Regional EDC, researchers took an interesting stab at that question, assessing which metro areas have the strongest concentrations of software developers, spread across a broad array of industries, as well as the best compensation and job growth, and access to venture capital funding.

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March 11, 2016 - Money Magazine

San Diego ranked among Best Domestic Destinations

San Diego ranked as number 1 best travel destination. City noted as having the best combination of outdoor attractions, cultural landmarks, great weather, and affordable hotels in the country.

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March 9, 2016 - Wall Street Journal

WSJ: Cross Border Xpress expedites international travel

A new bridge linking San Diego and Tijuana, Cross Border Xpress, is the latest way to speed up international travel to and from the U.S. 

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January 19, 2016 - Xconomy

Venture Activity Surged in San Diego in 2015

Venture capital investors poured $334.1 million into 27 deals in San Diego during the last three months of 2015, a surge that outpaced the entire states of Texas and Colorado. The total was more than twice as much as the $123.7 million that VCs invested in 22 San Diego startups during the last quarter of 2014.

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Interview Opportunities
San Diego Regional EDC has access to a variety of companies, experts and researchers who can discuss a wide range of topics with the media. 
For media inquiries:

Sarah Lubeck
(619) 234-8484
sl@sandiegobusiness.org.