LifeNet Health has acquired Samsara Sciences, a subsidiary of Organovo that provides human liver cells for drug research.
New Jersey’s Currax Pharmaceuticals now holds the rights to contrave, a weight-loss drug with San Diego roots.
BLUE TECH: San Diego Companies Have Diverse Product Lines
A sea lion or a penguin can be clumsy on dry land. Get one in the water, however, and it moves with remarkable speed, agility and grace — like it belongs there.
RETAIL: Store is 85th In Mexico; Goal Is for 90 Locations in 2019
On Nov. 1, Petco Animal Supplies Inc., the San Diego-based pet specialty retailer, and Petco Mexico, opened the first Petco store in Tijuana.
Capital Improvements Plan for Texas Utility Grows
Sempra Energy, the San Diego-based energy infrastructure company, reported profits of $813 million during the third quarter.
Site Designed as Life Science And Technology Campus
An expansive Del Mar Heights office project that has been in the works since 2015 is about to begin construction under a newly formed partnership with a Chinese company.
$116.5M Award Covers Bases Inside, Outside of San Diego
The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in October and November.
Oceanside Site Sells for $2.5M
The building formerly known as Red & White Market has officially been sold.
PROPERTY: New UTC Facility Is Fully Leased
With construction only just beginning, BioMed Realty has fully leased a 204,000 square-foot research and office project that it’s building on Towne Center Drive in UTC.
PROPERTY: Mission Gorge Development to Reshape, Revitalize Area
A Los Angeles company that specializes in building and managing large apartment complexes is making its first foray into San Diego County.
BIOTECH: Cancer Drug Failed to Extend Patient Lives
For many biotechs, the news would be a death knell.
TECH: Altman Will Help With Commercialization, Clinical Trials
Medical device startups with ties to the UC San Diego will soon be able to take advantage of a new accelerator program offered by the Institute of the Global Entrepreneur.
Cubic Corp. is the first corporate partner to be slated for recognition within UC San Diego’s planned new engineering building project.
TOURISM: $400 Million Being Spent on Iconic Hotel
In late October, Hotel del Coronado, a Curio Collection by Hilton, and a historic beachfront hotel located in the city of Coronado, filed a WARN notice with the Employment Development Department.
TECH: iTijuana Brings Companies, Talent and Jobs to Border City
Maritza Diaz visited Tijuana for the first time in 2015, when she was scouting the border city for a potential expansion of Thermo Fisher’s operations.
RETAIL: Portability Sells; Revenue Expected To Be $10 Million in 2019
According to Global Market Insights Inc., the worldwide bone broth market will be worth more than $2.8 billion by 2024.
PROPERTY: Mirati Leads the 20 Deals Made With 64,108 Square Feet
More life sciences companies took space in the third quarter, but industry leasing activity still fell compared with the same period a year ago.
PHARMA: Company Positioning Itself to Be a Leading Global Biopharma Organization
Neurocrine Biosciences reported revenue of $222.09 million in third quarter results.
FINANCE: Eastridge Adopts Plan to Show Confidence in Staff
Eastridge Workforce Solutions, a San Diego-based company that offers recruiting, payroll and other services, began offering its employees stock ownership.
MEDIA: San Diego Press Club Honors Series on Region’s Psychiatric System
The San Diego Business Journal won 18 journalism awards — including Best in Show.