News about businesses around La Jolla

— Scavolini, Italy’s largest manufacturer of designer kitchens, has opened a showroom inside Ligne Roset at 7726 Girard Ave.

The brand has been producing kitchens for 50 years for almost three generations of consumers. Brothers Valter and Elvino Scavolini launched their business in a small workshop in Pesaro in 1961 with a small range of fitted kitchens, and soon after, began working with specialist designers. Today it is one of Italy’s most modern and important production models.

— The Creative Group has opened a new office in La Jolla, specializing in the placement of interactive, design and marketing professionals. A branch of the Menlo Park-based staffing service, It will be led by area manager Mark Herrera, who has been in the industry for nearly 20 years. To learn more, visit

— Hydrangea Cove, a gift shop featuring beach cottage and garden décor, celebrated its grand opening on Sept. at 929 Turquoise St.

“I longed for a store that combined new and vintage furniture and décor,” said owner Susan Christopher. “Walking into Hydrangea Cove instantly reminds guests of a place where family and friends get together and create memories.”

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— Global consulting firm ZS Associates opened an office in San Diego in the University Towne Center Area at 4365 Executive Drive. Samrat Shenbaga, who joined ZS in 1998, will lead the San Diego office as principal.

Founded in 1983, the company has more than 1,800 employees and consults to companies in health care, technology, financial services, transportation and other industries.

— Vigor Systems, Inc. leased 3,457 square feet of office space for two years at 1025 Prospect Street, from 1025 Prospect Limited Partnership for $189,971. Mike Slattery and Bob Kuzman of Cassidy Turley BRE Commercial represented both the lessor and the lessee in the transaction.

The company is moving from 7825 Fay Ave.