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Tom York on Business: Doug Manchester Bows Out as New Developer Takes Over Pacific Gateway

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San Diego Research and Development District.
A rendering of the planned San Diego Research and Development District.

By Tom York

Local real estate commercial developer Doug Manchester struggled for at least 15 years to build his long-cherished Pacific Gateway Project on a dozen blocks along the city’s central waterfront at the foot of Broadway. He suffered a major setback when the Great Recession of 2009 rolled over the region like a tsunami, and as a result, was able to bring little of his overall dream to fruition. The exception being the recent completion of the 17-story, 373,000-square-foot new headquarters high-rise for the Navy.

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But in a surprise announcement this weekend, Manchester revealed he has sold off five of the remaining seven blocks of his ownership to IQHQ, a new San Diego area developer that is focusing on life science projects. And IQHQ

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Buccaneers vs. Broncos score: Tom Brady takes care of business against depleted Denver

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were inconsistent at times, but Tom Brady had his first game with three passing TDs with his new team. The Buccaneers controlled the game from start to finish in a 28-10 victory over the Denver Broncos. The Bucs are still trying to find their groove on offense, but Brady finished 25 of 38 for 297 yards and three touchdowns for a 115.8 passer rating. Tampa Bay lost Chris Godwin to a hamstring injury, but its pass offense was balanced with eight different receivers catching a pass. 

Scotty Miller led Tampa Bay with 83 yards receiving and Mike Evans had two touchdown catches — on two targets that went for a total of two yards — giving him four scores in three games with Brady. Tampa Bay had just 68 rushing yards, though the Buccaneers averaged 5.4 yards per play. The defense held a lifeless Broncos offense

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Tom Brady, Dak Prescott, Cam Newton Rule NFL Twitter In Week 1

After the coronavirus pandemic eliminated 2020 NFL preseason play, Twitter
users were definitely ready to take in Week 1 action, according to data provided by the company.

Compared to Week 1 of the NFL season in 2019, Twitter reported a 34.4% increased in video views and a 71.9% increase in uploads. For its NFL Amplify Sponsorship program, there was an increase of 82% in the number of participating advertisers compared to last year.

“The appetite was real for NFL fans during Week 1 on Twitter and no doubt, having live game action for the first time since February was a huge driver,” said Christine Wixted, Twitter’s sports partnership manager.

The Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs were the most mentioned team on

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TOM LEONARD: The master of design with a very untidy love life

He transformed Britain’s sense of style, his visionary influence extending not only into our homes but also into our shops and restaurants.

Sir Terence Conran, who has died aged 88, became a byword for good taste — a visionary and business genius in whose emporia, from Habitat to The Conran Shop, Britain’s middle class first dipped a tentative toe into the heady waters of ‘contemporary design’.

The cognoscenti sneered that his designs weren’t particularly original but Conran knew how to sell an idea and make it affordable.

That perfectionist mission to brighten up drab postwar Britain started at London’s Central School of Art and Design, where he studied textiles. He was so precociously talented as a boy that, according to a family friend, he was given the largest bedroom while his parents slept in one of the two smaller ones

The British had barely slept under a duvet, cooked with

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