SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS
Encintas-headquartered RAF Pacifica Group has purchased a 15.65-acre property in San Marcos for $8 million, with plans to build a new four-building industrial campus.
The San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp. unveiled a new campaign designed to raise awareness of locally made products.
State regulators have rejected an appeal filed by San Diego Gas &Electric Co. and other investor-owned utilities regarding how much money should be credited to business and residential customers whose rooftop solar panels feed electricity into the state’s power grid.
The Keating Hotel, a 35-room boutique property in downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, has named Adam Della Rocca as its new general manager.
Tracon Pharmaceuticals, a local public company, has licensed two potential cancer therapies from Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals.
A local buyer recorded as 7th Avenue A Street Inc. has acquired two downtown San Diego properties in separate transactions for a total of $13.7 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.
Thirty years after its founding, Carlsbad-based marketing firm Studio 2055 has changed its name to Comet Creative.
San Diego-based Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said that its Technology and Training Solutions unit received $17 million in contract awards. Kratos (Nasdaq: KTOS) did not name the client or clients and offered no contract details.
Petco announced Tuesday that Chairman and CEO Jim Myers, who has headed the San Diego-based retail chain since 2004, is retiring.
The U.S. Navy awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. two aircraft contracts worth $350 million over four years, announcing the deals on Sept. 27.
San Diego-based startup RippleNami Inc. announced it has been selected to participate in a seed startup accelerator program run by St. Louis, Missouri-based Capital Innovators.
Starting Oct. 1, San Diego-area employers with 25 or more workers may schedule a visit from a U.S. HealthWorks clinician who can provide on-site flu vaccinations and educational information.
Local trade group California Life Sciences Association is expanding its footprint to Los Angeles, with a new L.A. office and partnerships with LA BioMed and Lab Launch.
Franz Och, a former Google executive recruited in 2014 by J. Craig Venter’s Human Longevity, has left the firm for an opportunity with Illumina-backed Grail.
Chicago-headquartered Level Office, which operates membership-based office and coworking spaces, has acquired a downtown San Diego office building, with plans for significant renovations.
San Diego life science upstart Fortis Therapeutics Inc. has closed an $18 million Series A round led by local venture capital firm Avalon Ventures.
Operators plan a Sept. 29 opening for The Point, a new waterfront workspace in Mission Bay providing off-site amenities for corporate meetings, retreats and other business functions.
New York City-based WeWork announced Tuesday that it will open a 90,000-square-foot coworking facility in the heart of downtown San Diego.
The San Diego Chargers ranked 28th out of 32 NFL teams for net impact on local hotel revenue during the 2015 season, according to the latest in a series of articles tracking the league’s impact on hotels by the research firm STR.
Fate Therapeutics Inc.'s lead investigative product, ProTmune, has been granted Orphan Drug Designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.