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November 28, 2016 - Wall Street Journal

WSJ: A long Weekend in San Diego

In the words of WSJ: "Wherever you are right now, there’s a very good chance the weather is much nicer in San Diego. California’s second most populous city has long used its relentlessly pleasant climate to lure travelers to attractions like the USS Midway, SeaWorld, more than 90 golf courses and roughly a bazillion miles of beaches and hiking trails."

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November 14, 2016 - Curbed

San Diego’s burgeoning new tech hub poised to reshape downtown

I.D.E.A. District, a larger vision for the neighborhood, as well as Makers Quarter, a in-the-works urban district that will add 2.5 million square feet of office, commercial, and residential developments across six city blocks, anchor the transformation in the upper East Village.

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October 28, 2016 - San Diego Business Journal

Innovate78: The Munificent Five

City governments are often like sports teams, viewing a win for one as a loss for another.
But in North County, five cities — Carlsbad, Escondido, Oceanside, San Marcos and Vista — are about two years into a collaborative economic development and marketing program that rests on the rejection of that attitude.

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October 14, 2016 - The Economist

The Economist: SD-TJ show how to build a bridge

With thousands of locals crossing the border everyday for business and recreation, the San Diego mega-region is reliant upon this close-knit relationship to drive trade and investment, employment and overall economic growth. From manufacturing to software, top companies like Thermo Fisher Scientific and Plantronics leverage talent on both sides of the border to drive innovation. The Economist tells us more.

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September 26, 2016 - Forbes

Forbes: The San Diego Padres And Petco Park Get Smart On Energy

Continuing to spotlight San Diego as a Smart City following his July tour, Forbes reporter Monty Munford covered Petco Park’s recent partnership with Qualcomm and standing as the ‘smartest’ ballpark in the country. 

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