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Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego has opened its recently completed new $40 million science facility, a project that included related renovations at the Christian university.
San Diego Miramar College is opening a $34 million science building addition to its campus.
Businesses in San Diego and throughout the United States are positioning themselves to compete with the rest of the world. As they prepare to face the challenges of a global marketplace, companies are seeking employees with a unique set of competencies. Corporations are searching for individuals who possess the skills to successfully navigate a diverse international terrain.
Heather Riley, a partner at Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP, is the new president of the San Diego County Bar Association. Riley is awesome.
Operators before year’s end plan to open the new Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Old Town, billed by the developer as the first completely new hotel to be built in Old Town in more than 12 years.
Sportech Venues California, a subsidiary of U.K.-based Sportech PLC, has opened Striders, a new downtown San Diego restaurant and high-end lounge where guests can legally wager on horse racing.
Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board have signed an agreement to acquire the holding company for San Diego-based Petco Animal Supplies Inc. for $4.6 billion.
Port district commissioners have approved a lease for a planned 400-room luxury InterContinental Hotel, to be developed on the southern portion of the former Lane Field ballpark site in downtown San Diego.
Youngevity International Inc., a Chula Vista-based global direct marketer for nutritional and lifestyle products and producer of gourmet coffees, increased its third quarter revenue 9.9 percent from the like quarter of the previous year to $41.3 million.
HUYA Bioscience International recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of the company’s founding at the US Grant hotel in San Diego. The event included live entertainment and video greetings from colleagues and key opinion leaders in Japan and China. As part of HUYA’s mission to develop new treatments for cancer, the company announced that it has donated $20,000 to Breast Cancer Angels, a nonprofit providing financial and emotional assistance to breast cancer patients and their families. The organization accepted the donation and shared its experiences with the guests.
CONSULTING:Mostly Retired CEOs Mentor Qualified Local Companies
The Chairmen’s RoundTable, a team of 45 seasoned business executives, is a free advisory group that routinely comes to the aid of small- and medium-sized businesses that are facing strategic growth challenges.
Supporters of a ballot initiative seeking to raise the city of San Diego’s hotel tax, to fund potential projects including a convention center expansion, said they plan to begin collecting signatures on Nov. 20.
Matt Adams has been appointed area vice president and general manager of downtown’s Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, property owner Host Hotels & Resorts announced.
BREWING: Deal Could Leave Transformed Scene in Its Wake
Industry observers say the $1 billion tab that Constellation Brands Inc. plans to pay for San Diego’s Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits marks a significant milestone for the region’s burgeoning and maturing craft beer industry.
AMN Healthcare Services Inc. announced that it will acquire global health care staffing firm Lenexa, Kan.-based B.E. Smith for $160 million in cash.