Business Calendar for Week of November 20, 2017

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of November 20, 2017.

Arcturus Completes Merger with Alcobra, Lists on Nasdaq

San Diego’s Arcturus Therapeutics is now on the public markets following a merger with Alcobra, previously based in Israel.

Carlsbad Industrial Building Sold for $24.5M

A Carlsbad building used for shipping by FedEx was sold by Leonard Living Trust to Berdan Holdings, LLC for $24.5 million.

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Arizona St. Apartment Complex Sells for $2.8M

An eight-unit North Park apartment building sold for nearly $2.8 million, close to $350,000 per unit.

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Design Firm Expands Offerings at California Offices

SmithGroupJJR, an integrated design firm, has begun offering mechanical and electrical engineering services in-house at its San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco offices.

North Park Apartment Sold for $2.8M

A Texas Street apartment complex in North Park sold for nearly $2.8 million, about $350,000 per unit.

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I.B. Apartments Sell for $2.6M

An Imperial Beach apartment building was sold by IB Properties, LLC of Coronado to Linton Dise Intervivos Trust, LLC of San Diego for $2.6 million.

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New Cheesecake Factory Opens in Carlsbad

The Cheesecake Factory is opening a new restaurant in Carlsbad in the Carlsbad Plaza South Shopping Center.

Australian Sunglasses Retailer Opens UTC Location

Quay Australia, a retail sunglasses company, has opened a shop at Westfield UTC.

Palomar Health to Build New Crisis Stabilization Unit

A standalone crisis stabilization unit will be built on the Palomar Medical Center Escondido campus.

Report: Review of Qualcomm's Bid for NXP Will Slip Into 2018

The European Commission might not complete its antitrust review of Qualcomm Inc.’s attempt to buy NXP Semiconductors N.V. until early 2018.

WD-40’s Latest Auto Upgrade Has Cult Following

A cult classic. That’s what WD-40 Co. calls the four-wheel-drive vehicle it is upgrading and planning to auction for charity.

Petco Sees Itself as Good Home for PupBox

San Diego-based specialty retailer Petco Animal Supplies Inc. has acquired PupBox.

Guild Mortgage Reports Q3 Loan Volume of $4.4B

San Diego-based Guild Mortgage reported total loan volume of $4.4 billion in the third quarter of 2017.

GA Acquires Assets of Colorado-based Co. Specializing in Small Satellites

General Atomics has acquired the majority of the assets of Englewood, Colorado-based Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC.

UC San Diego Forms Medical Records Partnership

UC San Diego and UC Irvine Health are now on an integrated electronic medical records platform.

Qualcomm Rejects Broadcom's Advances

Qualcomm Inc. has rejected Broadcom Ltd.'s offer to buy the company.

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Centerpark Plaza in Sorrento Valley Sold for Undisclosed Sum

In a joint venture with Montana Avenue Capital Partners, Goldman Sachs Asset Management Private Real Estate has acquired Centerpark Plaza in Sorrento Valley.

Heron Wins FDA Approval for Chemotherapy Drug

The FDA has approved Heron Therapeutic's Cinvanti, an injectable drug for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.

S.D. 'Google of Ganja' Entrepreneur Raises $1.7M For Search Engine Startup

Weedguide has landed its first outside funding.