San Diego Business Journal

SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS

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Chula Vista Industrial Buildings Sold for $8.9 Million

Buyers recorded as Britannia Partners LLC and VJS & BES Family Trust have purchased three Chula Vista industrial buildings for approximately $8.9 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.

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EDF Renewable Acquires Own Energy Inc.

San Diego-based EDF Renewable Energy said it had acquired Brooklyn’s Own Energy Inc., a developer of midsized wind projects.

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Trader Joe’s Plans New Store at SDSU Development

Specialty grocer Trader Joe’s has signed a lease to open a new store at San Diego State University’s new mixed-use South Campus Plaza, currently under construction.

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Epic Sciences Names Henderson Chief Information Officer

Epic Sciences Inc., announced the appointment of Dave Henderson as Epic's chief information officer.

NuVasive Inc. Plans New Manufacturing Facility

NuVasive Inc., a medical device company in San Diego, announced that it will be expanding its manufacturing operations and hiring hundreds of new employees.

Qualcomm Chips Reportedly to Be in Some Next-Generation Samsung Galaxy Models

Qualcomm Inc. may be regaining a spot in some of Samsung’s next-generation smartphones, according to an Aug. 23 research note from Timothy Arcuri at Cowen & Co.

Joan and Irwin M. Jacobs Receive Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy for 2015

Joan and Irwin M. Jacobs have received the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy for 2015, the Carnegie Corp. of New York announced Aug. 25.

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Poway Apartment Complex Sold for $41.15 Million

An affiliate of Palo Alto-based Pacific Urban Residential has purchased the 193-unit Summerlyn Apartments in Poway for $41.15 million, according to brokerage company CBRE Group Inc.

Index Reports Local Home Prices Increased 4.6% Over 12 Month Period

San Diego’s home prices rose 4.6 percent in the 12 months ending in June 2015, according to a national index measuring housing prices, maintaining its persistent growth just behind the average growth rate in the country’s 20 largest cities.

Human Longevity Inc. Names Winham as Chief Operating Officer

Human Longevity Inc. (HLI), a genomics-based tech company in San Diego, announced Tuesday that Mark A. Winham has joined the company as chief operating officer.

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Emmes Gets $130 Million in Refinancing for Downtown Tower

An affiliate of property owner Emmes Group of Cos. has received $130 million in first mortgage debt to recapitalize 1 Columbia Place, its office tower at 401 W. A St. in downtown San Diego.

Birnie Appointed CEO of Pacific Marine Credit Union

Oceanside-based Pacific Marine Credit Union said it had appointed the former president of Orange County’s Eagle Community Credit Union as Pacific Marine's CEO.

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Black Angus Opening New Restaurant in Escondido

Black Angus Steakhouse plans an Oct. 5 opening for its new restaurant at Westfield North County mall in Escondido, where it will hire more than 100 people for various positions.

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Kratos Completes Sale of a Division, Plans to Pay Down Its Debt

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. has completed the sale of one of its businesses and took steps to pay down its debt, the corporation said on Aug. 24.

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National City Retail Property Sells for $14.87 Million

Santa Ana-based Red Mountain Inc. has purchased the National City Plaza retail property in National City for approximately $14.87 million, according to brokerage company Marcus & Millichap Inc.

UCSD Takes Top Spot Again in Ranking for Doing Public Good

The University of California, San Diego earned top marks for its contributions to the public good, earning the number one spot on Washington Monthly’s annual rankings list for the sixth straight year.

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Vista Apartment Building Sold for $7.55 Million

Carv Properties LLC of San Diego has purchased the 45-unit Newport Terrace apartment property in Vista for $7.55 million, according to brokerage firm ACRE Investment Real Estate Services.

The Sum of This Company's Parts Is Impressive

For BuyAutoParts.com, the odometer just rolled past 999,999.

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Halozyme Therapeutics Names LaBarre as Chief Scientific Officer

Halozyme Therapeutics Inc., a biotech developing novel oncology and drug-delivery therapies, named Michael J. LaBarre as chief scientific officer.

Beloteca Inc. Appoints Mirejovsky to Chief Scientific Officer Role

San Diego-based Beloteca Inc., a pharma company developing generics and reformulations, announced the appointment of Dorla Mirejovsky as chief scientific officer.