SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS

Cal State Trustees Name New President for CSU San Marcos

Trustees of the California State University system named Ellen Neufeldt the next president of Cal State University San Marcos. The university announced the appointment March 20.

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Rent Drives Self-Driving Car Startup Comma.ai to San Diego

Comma.ai, a San Francisco company developing driver assistance systems, recently moved to San Diego.

Second Generation Keeps Eateries Current

DINING: Restaurant Group Sees Revenue of $8M – $12M

Well before San Diego’s Little Italy became a hotspot in the early 2000s, Joe Busalacchi, founder and president of Busalacchi Restaurants, saw its potential.

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Kensington Commons Sold For Nearly $22.7M

Project has 34 apartments.

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North Park Mixed-Use Complex Sold For $5.7M

Complex includes 10 apartments and 1,820 square feet of commercial space

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SD 500: James A. Floros

SD 500 recap: Jim Floros has been president and CEO of the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank since 2012.

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‘Navy Mayor’ Takes Command Friday

The U.S. Navy has named Rear Adm. Bette Bolivar as commander, Navy Region Southwest. In her role she will oversee shore bases in California and five Western states. Bolivar will relieve Rear Adm. Yancy Lindsey in ceremonies March 22 at Naval Base Coronado.

SD 500: John D. Frager

SD 500 recap: John Frager is an executive managing director for CBRE, a global commercial real estate and investment services firm, leading the company’s San Diego and Baja, Mexico business

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Global Hawk Makes Rare Landing Before Public

At 13 hours and 3,075 nautical miles, it was a relatively short flight for a U.S. Air Force Global Hawk unmanned aircraft.

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San Diego Voted 7th Worst City for First-Time Home Buyers

The ranking for the best and worst metro cities for first-time home buyers list by Bankrate, which looked at the 50 largest metro areas, was based on affordability, culture, housing market tightness, job market and safety, among other measures.

CureMetrix’s Mammogram Software Wins FDA Approval

CureMetrix got the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s blessing to market software that flags which mammograms raise suspicions of breast cancer.

Special Report: Flight to Industrial Fuels Renovation Market in I-15 Corridor

PROPERTY: Key Updates, Amenities Are Alternatives to New Building

A 37-year-old Scripps Ranch industrial building has been gutted, renovated and put back on the block in what some real estate brokers said is a market that’s exceptionally tight but among the most desirable in the region for industrial space.

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Erickson-Hall Makes Employee Ownership The Foundation of Its Succession Plan

Workers at Erickson-Hall Construction Co. based in Escondido will eventually own the company under a plan put in place by the company’s founders, David Erickson and Michael Hall.

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SD 500: Magda Marquet

SD 500 recap: Magda Marquet is one of the architects of the local life science sector. She and her husband, Francois Ferre, co-founded Althea Technologies, which they built into the region’s largest contract manufacturer before selling it in 2014.

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Some Military Construction May Wait for Border Wall

San Diego County has its share of military construction projects that might take a back seat to construction of a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Viasat Plans $500M Bond Issue

Viasat Inc. said March 19 that it plans to sell $500 million in senior secured notes due 2027 through a private placement.

Special Report: Increases Expected in 2019 Construction Costs

BUILDING: Tariffs, Demand for Materials Likely to Boost Prices

A year ago, construction costs were rising so fast with fear of tariffs so shaking the industry that some contractors started stockpiling materials. That’s over, with many San Diego County contractors predicting a slow but steady rise in costs through the end of 2019.

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SD 500: Bradley H. Feldmann

SD 500 recap: Bradley Feldmann leads a global technology solutions and services company in defense, security and transportation.

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Cities Consider CCAs As Part of Energy Plans

ENERGY: They Would Take Energy Buying Role From SDG&E

Big changes may be in store for the way San Diego County businesses and residents get their electrical power, as local governments consider taking over the role of buying and selling electricity from the region’s investor-owned utility, San Diego Gas & Electric.

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Porsche Dealership Design Is Detour From Carlsbad’s Criteria

Building a new Porsche dealership in Carlsbad for came with some special challenges for Dempsey Construction.

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