SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS
Funding for the second phase of the San Ysidro port of entry expansion project was included in the fiscal 2015 federal budget proposed by President Obama.
Encore Capital Group Inc. priced $140 million — the aggregate principal amount — of convertible senior notes due in 2021.
San Diego-based Emotient Inc., a maker of facial expression recognition software, has closed a $6 million Series B round of funding, led by Silicon Valley venture firm Handbag LLC.
Qualcomm Inc. said on March 6 that it will provide proximity beacons to 20 Major League Baseball parks for the 2014 season.
Tandem Diabetes Care Inc. reported sales of $29 million for the year ended Dec. 31, 2013, compared with $2.5 million for 2012.
Scripps Health broke ground on its new, $175 million medical office building at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla – part of a $2 billion renovation plan for the campus.
Infosonics Corp., the San Diego distributor of cellphones and wireless devices mainly in South America, reported record fourth quarter sales, units shipped, and broke through for a small net profit.
The San Diego office of commercial real estate services company HFF Inc. has secured $23.5 million in refinancing for two apartment communities totaling 141 units in National City.
As baby boomers start retiring in waves and millennials step in to fill the void, business owners might be puzzling over management succession. Some take a very formal approach to the problem; others approach it casually.
Massachusetts-based Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. plans a March 10 opening for its combination Dunkin’ Donuts/ Baskin-Robbins restaurant, at downtown’s Embassy Suites San Diego Bay hotel.
Balboa Park Celebration Inc., the nonprofit organization formed to put on a year-long series of events to commemorate the 1915 Panama California Exposition, voted to disband and cede all its authority to the city of San Diego.
Genetic testing company Sequenom Inc. is shaking up its leadership with a number of internal promotions.
San Diego City Council has voted to repeal a planned increase in commercial developer “linkage” fees, rather than place it on the June 3 ballot.
Bumble Bee Foods LLC, the San Diego provider of canned tuna and other seafood, said it entered into a partnership with Sapmer, the second largest tuna fleet in France.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. and the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians have put a new brand on their casino-resort as they get ready to open their second hotel tower.
ViaSat said that El Al will be the first customer for its Exede in-flight Internet service in Europe, adding that the airline plans to launch service within a year.
Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced it plans to raise $182 million in a secondary public offering of its common stock, pricing 6.4 million shares at $28.50 apiece.
Sunterra Apartments LLC, which includes Benedict Canyon Equities of Sherman Oaks, has purchased the 240-unit Sunterra Apartment Homes in Oceanside for $38.25 million, according to Institutional Property Advisors, which arranged the sale.
San Diego-based Tracon Pharmaceuticals Inc. has received $10 million upfront after entering a global development and commercialization deal with Japanese drugmaker Santen Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.
San Diego super-scientist J. Craig Venter has launched a new company, Human Longevity Inc. that aims to prolong the human lifespan through genomics and cell therapy-based diagnostics.