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Why Choose San Diego for Business

Why Choose San Diego for Business?

According to a 2014 Forbes magazine edition, San Diego in California is the finest city to start a business. San Diego is the ideal destination to do business mainly because of its robust economy, diversified population, excellent educational institutions, unparalleled quality of life, and world-renowned location. San Diego, California has been actually dubbed as “Technology’s …

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Union Bank Provides Funding for State Business Centers to Women Entrepreneurs

Union Bank Provides Funding for State Business Centers to Women Entrepreneurs

Women’s Business Centers, such as the one that covers San Diego and nearby counties, offer training and consultants to female entrepreneurs. Union Bank is teaming with California’s Women’s Business Centers, a network of small business centers committed to assisting female entrepreneurs, to provide additional finance. The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Governor’s Office of …

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In San Diego, the Minimum Wage Has Been Raised to $15

In San Diego, the Minimum Wage Has Been Raised to $15

San Diego’s minimum wage will rise from $14 to $15 on Saturday, thanks to the city’s Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance, which was passed in 2016. When Mayor Todd Gloria was a member of the City Council, he wrote the measure. “When San Diego voters passed the Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage …

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Despite the Epidemic, Asian and Pacific Islander-owned Firms in San Diego Contributed $5 Billion to the Local Economy

Despite the Epidemic, Asian and Pacific Islander-owned Firms in San Diego Contributed $5 Billion to the Local Economy

According to a recent research by the Asian Business Association of San Diego, local Asian and Pacific Islander-owned companies produce around $5 billion for the region’s economy, yet they were among the most impacted during the coronavirus outbreak. The San Diego & Imperial Small Business Development Center Network, T-Mobile, and Booz Allen Hamilton all contributed …

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As the Economy Slowly Recovers, San Diego Could Be Headed for a 'Roaring 2022'

As the Economy Slowly Recovers, San Diego Could Be Headed for a ‘Roaring 2022’

Even as San Diego continues to battle a pandemic that has destroyed so many of its businesses, an economist projected during a roundtable discussion on Thursday that the county will see a slow rebound later this year and maybe a return to a boom economy by 2022. According to University of San Diego economist Ryan …

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As the Economy Improves, San Diego's Unemployment Rate Drops Modestly

As the Economy Improves, San Diego’s Unemployment Rate Drops Modestly

According to figures released Friday by the state Employment Development Department, San Diego County’s unemployment rate fell to 6.6 percent from a revised 6.9 percent in July, a considerable drop from the year-ago estimate of 10.8 percent. California’s unadjusted unemployment rate was 7.5 percent for the same period, down from 7.9 percent in July, and …

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