San Diego Business Journal


San Diego City Council Supports Effort to Host America's Cup in 2017

The San Diego City Council approved a resolution supporting the city's interest in hosting the America’s Cup in summer 2017.

San Diego-Based Abacus Data Systems Continues Expansion

San Diego-based Abacus Data Systems Inc. has opened a third office as it continues to expand its information technology services to the legal community.

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Carlsbad Office Property Sells for $5.8 Million

Sunwood Pacific Ridge LLC of San Diego has purchased Pacific Ridge Commerce Center in Carlsbad for $5.8 million, with plans for significant renovations of the office and industrial park.

Milholland Solar and Electric Relocates to Larger Facility in El Cajon

Milholland Solar and Electric, a solar installation and electrical contracting company, has relocated from Kearny Mesa to a larger facility in El Cajon.

Business Calendar for Week of Sept. 8, 2014

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of Sept. 8, 2014.

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Jack in the Box Inc. Announces New President

Jack in the Box Inc. named Frances Allen as its president effective Oct. 27.

Ajinomoto Althea Receives OK for Testing Drugs for European Market

San Diego-based Ajinomoto Althea Inc., a biopharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing company, has received clearance to test its commercial drug products for the European market.

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Padres Extend Player Development Contracts With Minor League Teams

The San Diego Padres extended player development contracts with their AAA and AA teams in El Paso and San Antonio, Texas.

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Realty Income Names New Chief Operating Officer

Escondido-based Realty Income Corp. has appointed Sumit Roy to the post of chief operating officer, effective Oct. 1.

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WD-40 Completes Acquisition of UK Company

WD-40 Co., the San Diego based maker of lubricants and other household products, said it completed the acquisition of the business and assets of GT85 Ltd., a United Kingdom based company that sells multipurpose maintenance products.

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Mirati Begins Phase One of Trials for Tumor Treatment

Mirati Therapeutics Inc. announced that the first patient has been dosed in its phase one clinical study for the treatment of patients with advanced solid tumors.

Huntington Ingalls Industries Gets $24.2M Navy Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. a $24.2 million contract modification to cover maintenance, alterations and modifications to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan.

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DSW Opens Its Newest Local Shoe Store in Santee

Retailer DSW Inc. has opened the latest local location of its DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse at Santee Trolley Square.

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Halozyme Drug Candidate Granted Fast Track Status

Halozyme Therapeutics Inc. announced that the Food and Drug Administration has granted Fast Track designation for its program investigating a treatment for patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer.

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RuiYi Inc. Names Saad to CFO Position

RuiYi Inc. announced today the appointment of Mark Saad as chief financial officer.

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InfoSonics Corp. Introduces Its First 4G LTE Smartphone

InfoSonics Corp. took the wraps off of its first 4G LTE smartphone Sept. 2.

Succession Capital Acquires Colorado Jewelry Maker

Succession Capital Inc., a San Diego based private equity firm, said it acquired Sienna Sky Jewelry, a maker and distributor of fashion jewelry based in Longmont, Col. for an undisclosed price.

OneAmerica Financial Partners Completes Acquisition of Locally Based Retirement Services Unit

OneAmerica Financial Partners Inc., an Indianapolis-based insurance company, said it completed the acquisition of City National Bank’s’ retirement services record keeping unit in San Diego.

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San Diego Apartment Building Sells for $3.95 Million

Investor Matthew Rattner has purchased the 29-unit Windsong Apartments, in San Diego’s Rolando/SDSU neighborhood, for $3.95 million, according to brokerage firm Apartment Consultants Inc. (ACI), which represented the buyer and seller.

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Marilyn Monroe Spa Chain Opens Latest Location in Carmel Valley

Florida-based Marilyn Monroe Spas, a national chain with salon services, beauty products and related offerings, recently opened a new location of its Marilyn Monroe 20 Nail Lounge at Del Mar Highlands Town Center, in San Diego’s Carmel Valley neighborhood.