2012 DBIA WPR Award Winner: Sharp Chula Vista Emergency Department Expansion, Hensel Phelps, Southland Industries
Date: September 14, 2017
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Location: Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside
Description: San Diego Chapter luncheon program. DBIA SAN DIEGO & SMPS SAN DIEGO JOINT PROGRAM
SAN DIEGO: THE INNOVATION ECONOMY’S NEXT FRONTIER.
Speaker: KrIs Michell, President & CEO - DOWNTOWN SAN DEIGO PARTNERSHIP
America is in the midst of an urban renaissance. College graduates, families, and retirees are flocking to cities to jumpstart their careers, raise their children, and enhance their lifestyles. This national movement has shed light on a new economics of “place” and led to a new currency of proximity.
Today, Downtown San Diego is a diverse, vibrant community with roughly 35,000 residents, 80,000 employees who work downtown, 137,000 jobs connected to downtown businesses, and millions of year-round visitors. Downtown is a regional employment center, a public transportation hotspot, and the number one space for startups in the region. It’s a growing urban core that ignites the economic engine of greater San Diego.
Join Kris Michell, President and CEO of the Downtown Partnership, to learn more about how Downtown San Diego is quickly becoming the innovation economy’s next frontier.