Monthly Archives: February 2019

On February 14th, both chambers in Congress approved a spending bill which allocates funding benefitting San Diego from transportation projects to reducing border wait times and addressing the Tijuana River Valley transboundary pollution issue. We applaud our Congressional delegation and representatives from government agencies who led the effort to ensure San Diego’s priorities were voiced […]

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On February 7th, the Energy & Water Committee was given an update to the water supply in San Diego. City of San Diego, San Diego County Water Authority, and the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California were all encouraged by water levels in the region. They cited San Diegans’ ability to cut back on water […]

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San Diego region’s home prices rose 3.3 percent in the past year, according to the latest data in the S&P CoreLogic Index released January 29th. Employers continue to compete with states like Texas and Washington, for employees every day. Many employees face long commute times as they move further outside San Diego to secure the […]

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With the start of the new legislative session, businesses were asked what issue they would most like California’s legislature to work on. Addressing the cost of housing takes the top spot, with 29 percent of businesses wanting this issue prioritized. This issues is particularly important to the city of San Diego, as well as the […]

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Did you know that 74 percent of small businesses don’t have a disaster recovery plan? Or that up to 40 percent of businesses never reopen following a major disaster? Take the steps now to prepare for a disaster that your business can recover. Join the America Red Cross and the Chamber for the third annual […]

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On January 31st, the City of San Diego’s Planning Commission unanimously approved Mayor Faulconer’s plan to reform transit priority area parking. The plan would allow developers to construct new apartment or condo buildings without on-site parking stalls if the project is within a half mile of a major public transit stop. Parking requirements currently can […]

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At the Small Business Roundtable on February 23rd, the group of heard from experts in neighborhood housing on the mix of housing and business and how the right balance creates vibrant communities. The panel emphasized the importance of housing for local and small businesses employees as well as creating a unique shopping experience for customers. […]

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On January 28th the San Diego City Council unanimously approved the Chamber supported 6th and Olive development project in Bankers Hill. Thank all of you who answered our call to action and encouraged San Diego City Councilmembers to vote in favor of the 6th and Olive housing development. The project will add 204 new apartment homes […]

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Atlas General Insurance Services is a full-service program administrator that offers a wide range of insurance solutions. Atlas has expertise in developing and underwriting programs with a variety of insurance carrier partners. Atlas provides exceptional service and unique options for clients seeking workers’ compensation, commercial lines, and specialty property coverage.  With access to many A.M. […]

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USA Lifestyle Show will be the world’s premier trade event dedicated to lifestyle products which include Fashion, Home, Health, Food & Travel. USA Lifestyle Show is being organized on May 11 & 12, 2019 at Hall E of San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, USA. It’s where buyers scout fresh new items made specifically for […]

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