Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Chamber Board of Directors voted to support the Chargers’ plan to build a multi-use sports complex and convention facility in downtown San Diego. Following the Board’s vote, Chamber President & CEO Jerry Sanders – along with Dean Spanos (Chargers Board Chairman), Margie Newman (Chargers Initiative Ad Hoc Committee member and small business owner), and […]

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Chamber President & CEO Jerry Sanders – along with IBA Project Manager, Mayra Vazquez, and Member Relations Manager, Courtney Gant – spent the day in Tijuana to participate in the 90th Anniversary Celebration parade for CANACO (Camara de Comercio, Servicios y Turismo de Tijuana), an organization that promotes the growth of pioneering entrepreneurs in trade and tourism. As a longstanding […]

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The new pedestrian processing facility at the San Ysidro Port of Entry officially opened its doors on July 15. Dubbed PedWest, the facility is part of an overall effort between Mexico and the United States to expand and modernize the entire San Ysidro facility. Currently, with over 70,000 vehicles and 25,000 pedestrians crossing its border […]

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Our inaugural Cross-Border Business Forum was a success with over 50 industry professionals and business leaders in attendance. As business owners in San Diego continue to expand their operations across the border – and vice versa – this meeting was an excellent opportunity for businesses to learn new trends in foreign investment and business development, make […]

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This week, we’re presenting a Business Leader Spotlight with Ryan Sisson, co-founder and CEO of Moniker Group, an uber-local firm that specializes in real estate, design and maker incubation. Moniker Group’s projects range anywhere from the popular Priority Public House in Leucadia to the new Moniker General retail space at Point Loma’s Liberty Station. A native of […]

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The Chamber’s San Diego Young Leaders (SDYL) held a joint meeting with the Building Industry Association’s y|Gen group to discuss San Diego’s housing crisis and its impact on the city’s economy and workforce. While y|Gen specifically focuses on fostering professional growth in the home building industry, SDYL takes a general approach, allowing its members to […]

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The Chamber hosted a successful Renewable Energy Integration Summit with approximately 50 business owners and industry professionals. As the State of California continues to lead the nation in its aggressive advancement of clean energy, the Summit was an excellent moment for solar business owners, energy consultants and energy service providers – including San Diego’s largest […]

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The following content is from the July edition of the Business Forecast newsletter, sponsored by Silvergate Bank. To get these updates directly to your inbox, sign up here. Annual Measure of Business Climate and Those Considering a Move from the County Remains Stable Confidence among San Diego County businesses in this month’s Silvergate Bank-sponsored Business […]

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For several years our region’s leaders have researched, discussed and debated the shortage of available housing for the growing population. A new study released by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and authored by Gary London of The London Group finds that the shortage has become an impending economic crisis as well. The housing […]

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