SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS
Some of the events scheduled in the county for the week of Sept. 29, 2014.
Developer McDonald Property Group of Newport Beach has joined in a partnership to develop a 15.8-acre, $26 million industrial project in Oceanside.
A California federal judge on Sept. 24 canceled trademark registrations held by San Diego-based NuVasive Inc., a company developing medical devices for spine disorders, for the word “neurovision” after the company was found to have infringed its rival Neurovision Medical Products Inc.'s trademarks.
Lucia Capital Group, a San Diego wealth management firm whose principals include Ray Lucia Jr. and Joe Lucia, the son and nephew of longtime local financial advisor Ray Lucia, said it acquired West Coast Asset Management of Montecito, an advisory firm that manages about $170 million in assets.
The San Diego Business Journal is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Women Who Mean Business Awards, which recognizes the top women business leaders who have made a difference to San Diego’s businesses and organizations.
Regent Properties of Los Angeles has purchased a two-building Carlsbad property that includes the headquarters building of golf equipment maker TaylorMade-adidas for approximately $23.5 million, according to brokerage company Cassidy Turley.
Carlsbad-based Rubio’s Restaurants Inc. plans a redesign of 60 of its California restaurants, with a rebranding of those locations under the name Rubio’s Coastal Grill.
Axesstel, a San Diego provider of telecommunications equipment, said it acquired Flexcomm Ltd., a Hong Kong based provider of wired and wireless routers and modems, in a deal that entailed Axesstel issuing 25 million shares of its common stock to Flexcomm stockholders.
The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a $35.3 million contract modification to cover dry-dock work on the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Pinckney.
Aethlon Medical Inc., a San Diego-based therapeutic device company, announced that it has entered into an agreement with Qualtran LLC that would expand human clinical studies of Aethlon’s Hemopurifier therapy to include individuals infected with dengue virus, a global health threat not currently addressed with approved drug or vaccine therapies.
Allan Camaisa, a local serial entrepreneur, was named chief executive officer of Parallel 6, a mobile technology company based in San Diego.
MediaTek Inc., the wireless communications chip maker based in Taiwan, celebrated the opening of its San Diego office with a party and a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 24.
The U.S. Air Force said on Sept. 23 that it awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a four-year, $78 million delivery order for spare parts for the Block 40 version of the Global Hawk unmanned spy aircraft.
Developer Dan Floit of Del Mar has purchased Plaza La Tienda, a two-building retail property in the East County community of Jamul, for $3.8 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.
Discount retailer Grocery Outlet plans an Oct. 2 opening at 1340 3rd Ave. in Chula Vista. It will be the 10th San Diego County location for the Emeryville-based company, with more local stores in development.
Pasadena-based Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, a fast-casual restaurant chain that makes custom-made pies baked in high-temperature ovens, plans two San Diego County openings in October, bringing its total to three locations in the region.
A new, comprehensive look at the U.S. Department of Defense’s local presence predicts that the military spending that San Diego County enjoys will decline one percent in the new fiscal year, which begins on Oct. 1.
Cytori Therapeutics, a cell therapy company in San Diego, announced an updated strategy and plan to restructure its operations and reduce costs.
Bixby Land Co. of Irvine has purchased four San Diego office buildings, in deals totaling $21.8 million, with plans for more than $16 million in renovations.
Guild Mortgage, a San Diego mortgage lender that has more than 200 branch and satellite offices in 23 states, said it acquired Comstock Mortgage, an independent mortgage lender in Sacramento with 15 offices.