San Diego Business Journal


OncoSec Medical Reports Q4, Fiscal 2016 Financial Earnings

San Diego-based OncoSec Medical Inc. on Thursday reported financial earnings for the fourth quarter and full 2016 fiscal year.

BlackRock Reports 10.2 Percent Stake in Callaway Golf

Investment management firm BlackRock Inc. held a 10.2 percent stake in Carlsbad-based Callaway Golf Co. as of Sept. 30, crossing a threshold where the fund had to report its stake to securities regulators.

Patara Pharma Raises $6 Million in Equity Offering

Local pharmaceutical firm Patara Pharma LLC has reported raising $6 million in an equity offering launched late last month.

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Affirmed Housing Opens $47M Apartment Complex in Carmel Valley

Affordable-housing developer Affirmed Housing has completed and opened Cielo Carmel, a $47 million apartment community in San Diego’s Carmel Valley neighborhood.

AMN Healthcare Survey Identifies Some Nurse Staffing Problems

San Diego-based staffing company AMN Healthcare released survey results Thursday suggesting many hospitals and other health care organizations are unaware of technology that could reduce nurse scheduling and staffing problems.

Tourism Marketing District Accepting Program Funding Applications

The San Diego Tourism Marketing District (TMD) has begun accepting applications from organizations for the potential funding of sales and marketing programs within the city of San Diego.

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Escondido Building Housing Caliber Collision Center Sells for $2.95 Million

Mission Viejo-based RSS Associates Inc. has purchased an Escondido industrial service building housing Caliber Collision Center for $2.95 million, according to brokerage firm Lee & Associates and CoStar Group.

Wade Williams Succeeds Chris Fletcher as Chairman of Tech San Diego Roundtable

Wade Williams, chief technology officer of San Diego-based company PayLease, has been appointed chairman of Tech San Diego’s CTO and Software Engineering Roundtable.

John Roshala Promoted to Chief Revenue Officer at NoteVault

NoteVault said Oct. 11 that it promoted John Roshala to chief revenue officer.

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Alexandria Buys Torrey Pines Life Science Campus for $182.5 Million

An affiliate of Pasadena-headquartered Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc. has purchased the three-building Torrey Ridge Science Center office and lab campus in San Diego for $182.5 million, according to brokerage firm CBRE Group Inc.

PICO Holdings Fires CEO John Hart

John Hart, CEO of La Jolla-based PICO Holdings Inc., was fired Wednesday, the company said in a statement.

Startup LeadCrunch Raises $500,000 Through CONNECT Program

Local software startup LeadCrunch has landed $500,000 in funding through CONNECT’s Capital Match program.

Mission Federal Credit Union Reaches Milestone: $3 Billion in Assets

Mission Federal Credit Union announced Wednesday it now manages more than $3 billion in assets.

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Lakeside Apartment Property Sells for $2.05 Million

San Diego-based KA Real Estate LLC has purchased an 11-unit apartment complex in Lakeside for $2.05 million, according to brokerage firm Apartment Consultants Inc. (ACI)

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ClosingCorp Names Bob Jennings CEO

Bob Jennings is the new CEO of ClosingCorp, a provider of real estate closing cost data and technology for the real estate industry, the San Diego company announced Wednesday.

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San Diego Padres Announce Exit of CEO Mike Dee

The San Diego Padres have fired team President and CEO Mike Dee, announcing the departure in a one-sentence statement on Oct. 12 that gave no further details. Dee’s replacement was not immediately announced.

North Carolina Co. Acquires Vista-Based Glacier Water Services for $263M

Glacier Water Services Inc., a Vista-based operator of self-service drinking water dispensers, will be acquired by a North Carolina competitor for $263 million in cash and stock, the companies announced Oct. 10.

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Navy Secretary to Address S.D. Defense Contractors, Military Leaders

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus will speak before an audience of defense contractors and military leaders next week in San Diego.

CEO Confidence Edges Up But Remains Below Last Year, Vistage Survey Finds

CEOs of small and medium-sized businesses are feeling more confident about the economy and their companies, according to the third quarter 2016 Vistage CEO Confidence Index Survey.

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Augustus Wiesel to Lead Family's Growing MFI Medical Equipment Inc.

Local supply firm MFI Medical Equipment Inc. has moved its headquarters to a larger facility to accommodate its growing operations and announced a new CEO: Augustus Wiesel.