SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS
Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of Feb. 1, 2016, and beyond.
SeaWorld president John Reilly was named chairman of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Jan. 28 during the chamber’s 145th anniversary celebration at the Manchester Grand Hyatt.
Horton Plaza Theatres Foundation and the City of San Diego will fund the $3 million revamp of the Lyceum Theatres’ public spaces over the course of a year.
The San Diego Chargers will remain in San Diego for the 2016 season, team owner and Chairman Dean Spanos announced Jan. 29.
SeaWorld president John Reilly was named chairman of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors Jan. 28 during the chamber’s 145th anniversary celebration at the Manchester Grand Hyatt.
Fitbit Inc., which makes popular wearable fitness data trackers, has leased 16,760 square feet of office space in Carmel Mountain Ranch, according to CoStar Group. San Francisco-based Fitbit announced last year that it was recruiting employees and scouting locations for a San Diego regional office.
Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of Feb. 1, 2016, and beyond.
San Diego County finished 2015 with construction starts valued at approximately $3.12 billion, down 25 percent from 2014, according to the latest numbers from research firm Dodge Data & Analytics.
San Diego-based developer Coast Income Properties has obtained $65 million in refinancing for its Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch retail center near Carmel Valley, according to brokerage company CBRE Group Inc., which arranged the loan.
BofI Holding, Inc., parent company of BofI Federal Bank, reported net income of $28.1 million for the fiscal quarter ending Dec. 31, up 45 percent from the year before.
BIZX LLC has acquired Slashdot Media from DHI Group Inc., the companies announced on Jan. 28. The acquisition included the web properties SourceForge.net and Slashdot.org. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The transaction closed Jan. 27.
Vistage Worldwide Inc. said it named Sam Reese as CEO. Reese succeeds Leon Shapiro, who will continue to serve on the Vistage board of directors.
The University of San Diego on Thursday announced it had received a $12 million gift from a nonprofit created by a co-founder of Intel to bolster science, technology, engineering and math education.
San Diego genomics company Human Longevity Inc. announced Thursday that it will acquire placental and cord blood banking business LifebankUSA from Celgene Cellular Therapeutics, a subsidiary of Celgene. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Guild Mortgage Co. on Wednesday reported record loan volume of $13.8 billion for 2015, almost double the $7.4 billion from the year before and exceeding internal expectations by nearly $2 billion.
A dispute between South Korea-based LG Electronics Inc. and San Diego’s Qualcomm Inc. is delaying $100 million of royalty revenue coming into Qualcomm, company officials said during an investor conference call Jan. 27.
The U.S. Navy celebrated completion of a 100,000-square-foot helicopter maintenance facility at Naval Air Station North Island on Jan. 21. RQ Construction was the prime contractor.
The San Diego-based Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) is absorbing a local research and policy nonprofit called Equinox Center.
Local beer microbrewer Pure Project plans a Jan. 30 opening, as the first tenant to debut at property owner H.G. Fenton Co.’s Brewery Igniter incubator facility in Miramar.
Developers remain confident that demand for California and San Diego County commercial real estate will remain strong through 2018, spurring opportunities for new construction and investment, according to the latest twice-yearly survey by the law firm Allen Matkins and UCLA Anderson Forecast.