San Diego Business Journal

SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS

Realty Income Closes on $2.25 Billion Credit Facility

San Diego-based Realty Income Corp. has closed on a new $2.25 billion unsecured credit facility, to replace a previous $1.5 billion unsecured credit facility.

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Cubic Corp. Names James Blake VP of Global Defense Business

Cubic Corp. has named James T. Blake to an upper management post in its Cubic Global Defense business.

Comic-Con Opts to Remain in San Diego through 2018

Comic-Con International, the pop-culture mega-event that annually brings 130,000 people to the San Diego Convention Center, will be staying in San Diego through 2018, organizers and city officials announced.

Index Shows an Improving California Economy

Comerica Bank’s California Economic Activity Index improved in April, increasing 0.7 of a percentage point to a level of 119.7, the bank said.

The Business Calendar for the Week of July 6, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of July 6, 2015, and beyond.

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Zephyr Names Architects for $250 Million Downtown Project

Zephyr Partners recently named the lead building design and landscape architects for The Block, a $250 million downtown mixed-use project announced last year by the San Diego-based developer.

San Diego to Share $75 Million Navy Contract to Repair Aircraft Carriers

The Pentagon inked a two-year contract with Huntington Ingalls Inc. to provide ship repair support for two U.S. Navy aircraft carriers, the USS Nimitz and the USS Carl Vinson. One-fourth of the work is expected to go to San Diego, with the balance to Bremerton, Wash.

Nominations Open for the 2015 Manufacturing Awards

The San Diego Business Journal is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Manufacturing Awards, which honors companies and individuals within the San Diego community in the manufacturing industry.

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Realty Income Closes on New $2.25 Billion Credit Facility

San Diego-based Realty Income Corp. has closed on a new $2.25 billion unsecured credit facility, to replace a previous $1.5 billion unsecured credit facility.

Business Calendar for Week of July 6, 2015

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of July 6, 2015, and beyond.

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Cubic Corp. Names James Blake VP of Global Defense Business

Cubic Corp. has named James T. Blake to an upper management post in its Cubic Global Defense business.

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Comic-Con Staying in San Diego Through 2018

Comic-Con International, the pop-culture mega-event that annually brings 130,000 people to the San Diego Convention Center, will be staying in San Diego through 2018, organizers and city officials announced.

Nominations Open for the 2015 Healthcare Champions Awards

The San Diego Business Journal is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Healthcare Champions Awards, which honors individuals within the San Diego community who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and innovation in the rapidly changing healthcare industry.

Navy Awards $75M Contract to Huntington Ingalls to Repair Aircraft Carriers

The Pentagon inked a two-year contract with Huntington Ingalls Inc. to provide ship repair support for two U.S. Navy aircraft carriers, the USS Nimitz and the USS Carl Vinson. One-fourth of the work is expected to go to San Diego, with the balance to Bremerton, Wash.

California Economic Activity Index Shows Slight Increase for April

Comerica Bank’s California Economic Activity Index improved in April, increasing 0.7 of a percentage point to a level of 119.7, the bank said.

Acculitx Receives $1 Million in Series A Funding

Acculitx, formerly known as Fleet Matrix, said on June 30 that it received $1 million in series A funding.

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Architects Named for $250 Million Downtown Project

Zephyr Partners recently named the lead building design and landscape architects for The Block, a $250 million downtown mixed-use project announced last year by the San Diego-based developer.

15 Companies Each Awarded $10,000 MetroConnect Prize

Fifteen San Diego companies received $10,000 each on Wednesday from the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp., part of a JPMorgan Chase & Co.-backed initiative to boost the area’s international exports.

MTS Receives $31.9 Million for New Courthouse Trolley Station, Light-Rail Vehicles

The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) has been awarded $31.9 million from the Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program (TIRCP).

HomeFed Closes $125 Million Private Placement

Carlsbad-based HomeFed Corp., real estate investment and development firm, announced that it has successfully closed a private placement of $125 million of 6.50 percent senior notes due 2018.