San Diego Business Journal Calendar

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Tuesday, April 10

Leads Club El Cajon meets at 7:15 a.m. at Coco's restaurant in El Cajon. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

LeTip of Clairemont Networking Group meets from 7:16 to 8:31 a.m. at Hometown Buffet, 3007 Clairemont Drive. For reservations, call John Himinkool at (858) 715-9400 or e-mail letipper@ adnc.com.

TEC International presents a three-session event called "2001 Leadership Forum," from 7:45 a.m. to noon at the Del Mar Country Club, 6001 Clubhouse Drive in Rancho Santa Fe. The other sessions are on Tuesday, May 8 and Tuesday, June 5 held at the same times. For registration, call Jaci Heye at (800) 274-2367, Ext. 3178.

LeTip of Carlsbad/Oceanside Lunch Networking Group meets from 11:46 a.m. to 1:01 p.m. at Denny's restaurant, 1048 Carlsbad Village Drive in Carlsbad. For reservations, call John Himinkool at (858) 715-9400 or e-mail letipper@adnc.com.

9444 Toastmasters meets from noon to 1 p.m. at J. Muller, 9444 Balboa Ave., Suite 200. For more information, call Tisha Tyler at (858) 974-5005, Ext. 220 or Nancy Biagioni at (858) 694-0444.

Cornerstone Toastmasters meets from noon to 1 p.m. at West (ICW) Building, 11455 El Camino Real. For more information, call Nicia Walsh at (858) 450-0030.

Leads Club North Coastal meets at noon at the El Camino Country Club, 3202 Vista Way. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

San Diego State University's Entrepreneurial Management Center hosts the "12th Annual International Business Plan Competition: Venture Challenge 2001" from 4 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, April 10; from 8 a.m. to 8:45 p.m., Wednesday, April 11; from 7:30 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. Thursday, April 12; and from 6:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 13 at the Hilton San Diego in Mission Valley.

Wednesday, April 11

Encinitas Business Exchange meets from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at Herschel's restaurant, 1486 Encinitas Blvd. in Encinitas. The cost is $6. For reservations, call John Manson at (760) 632-5944.

Leads Club La Costa meets at 7:15 a.m. at the Aviara Golf Club, 7447 Batiquitos Drive in La Costa. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

Leads Club North City meets at 7:15 a.m. at Le Peep Grill in Poway. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

LeTip of Downtown San Diego Networking Group meets from 7:16 to 8:31 a.m. at Buster's restaurant, 807 W. Harbor Drive in Seaport Village. For reservations, call John Himinkool at (858) 715-9400 or e-mail letipper@adnc.com.

Grice, Lund & Tarkington, LLP, CPAs presents "QuickBooks" classes at its offices at 312 S. Juniper St., Suite 100 in Escondido. The beginning class is from 8:30 a.m. to noon, and the advanced class is from 1:30 to 5 p.m. For reservations, call Chris at (760) 746-1560 or e-mail qbclasses@gltcpas.com.

Cotelligent presents "Decumentum 4i eBusiness Platform" seminars from either 9 to 11 a.m. or 1 to 4 p.m. at the Microsoft San Diego office, 9255 Towne Centre Drive, Suite 400 in the Golden Triangle. For registration, call (858) 385-2519 or e-mail documentum.seminar@cotelligent.com.

Fastleads Referrals meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Handlery Hotel & Resort in Mission Valley. For more information, call Lou or Terese at (858) 613-1889.

Leads Club Ramona meets at noon at the Sizzler restaurant in Ramona. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

Leads Club Beach Cities meets at 12:15 p.m. at the Broken Yolk Caf & #233;, 1851 Garnet Ave. in Pacific Beach. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

California Businesses For Sale Foundation presents "How to Buy a Business" at 2 p.m. at 5850 Oberlin Drive, Suite 210. For reservations, call (858) 558-6700 or visit (www.bizben.com).

American Society of Appraisers and San Diego Forensic Consultants Association present "Mock Deposition & Practical Testimony Techniques" from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at $15 per person and "Testimony Skills & Mock Deposition," at $25 per person. For reservations, call Margy Ashby at (619) 685-8043.

Nonprofit Management Solutions sponsors "Becoming Effective Nonprofit Board Members" from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 8265 Vickers St. The fee is $20 to $30. For reservations, call (858) 292-5702 or visit (www.npsolutions.org).

Thursday, April 12

Business 2 Business Connection of San Diego meets at 7 a.m. at Marie Callender's restaurant, 6950 Alvarado Road in La Mesa. For more information, call (619) 631-1669 or visit (www.b2bcsd.org).

Scripps Teasers Toastmasters meets from 7 to 8 a.m. at the Scripps Ranch Community Service Center, 11885 Cypress Canyon Road in Scripps Ranch. For more information, call Hitch Hitchcox at (858) 679-7111.

Voyagers Toastmasters meets at 7 a.m. at Acapulco restaurant in Old Town. For more information, call Michelle Ragsdale at (858) 693-8872.

Leads Club Mission Valley meets at 7:15 a.m. at Mimi's Caf & #233; in Mission Valley. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

EncourgeMint Networkers of Mission Valley presents "30 Seconds to Success" at 7:30 a.m. at Adam's Steak 'N Eggs at the Travellodge Hotel in Mission Valley. For reservations, call (760) 730-3353 or visit (www.encouragemint.com).

Service Corps of Retired Executives' North County Women's Business Roundtable meets from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the El Camino Country Club, 3202 Vista Way in Oceanside. The cost is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. For more information, call (619) 557-7272 or visit (www.score-sandiego.org).

South County Personnel Association sponsors "Hiring and Testing Techniques" from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at San Diego Country Club, 88 L St. in Chula Vista. The speaker is Hank Plotkin. The cost is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. For reservations, call (619) 687-7412.

UCSD Connect Athena presents its "Pinnacle Awards" luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines. For reservations, call (858) 534-6114 or visit (www.connect.org).

Acoustic Energy Toastmasters meets from noon to 1 p.m. at RD Instruments, 9855 Business Park Ave. in Scripps Ranch. For more information, call Bill Young at (858) 693-1178.

Leads Club Carlsbad meets at 12:15 p.m. at the El Camino Country Club, 3202 Vista Way in Oceanside. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

Leads Club UTC meets at 12:15 p.m. at the Coast Caf & #233; in the Embassy Suites in La Jolla. For reservations, call (800) 783-3761.

San Diego Software & Internet Council hosts "XSP: The Evolution of the ASP" from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the La Jolla Marriott. The cost is $25 for members, $35 for nonmembers, and $45 without reservations. For reservations, call (858) 450-5935 or visit (www.sdsic.org).

Women in International Trade meets from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Tickled Trout restaurant at the Ramada Plaza Hotel. The cost is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. For reservations, call (619) 525-3539 or e-mail owitsandiego@hotmail.com.

Springboard hosts "Guia Hacia la Libertad Financiera" from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Chula Vista Elementary School District office building, 84 East J St., Suite C, in Chula Vista. For more information, call (909) 781-0114, Ext. 749.

Monday, April 16

East County Career Center presents an Internet workshop called "How to Build a Free Personal Web Page" from 3 to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 924 E. Main St. in El Cajon. For registration, call (619) 590-3900 or visit (http://eccc.guhsd.net).

Smoothtalkers Toastmasters meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at The Church of Today, 8999 Activity Road in Miramar. For more information, call Denise Paltz at (619) 448-1073 or visit (www.smoothtalkers.org).

Real Estate Leases

Property: 9802 Magnolia Ave., Santee

Lessor: Santana Village Shopping Center

Leasing agents: Karen Gleason of Epsteen & Assoc. represented the lessee. Mike Seiber and Eric Costa of Flocke & Avoyer Commercial Real Estate represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Starbucks Corp. signed a 10-year, $507,474 lease for 1,815 square feet of retail space.

Property: 44535 Bedford Court, Temecula

Lessor: Marton Group, LLC

Leasing agents: Nicholas L. Alford of Flocke & Avoyer Commercial Real Estate represented the lessee. Mark Esbensen of Westmar Commercial Brokerage represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: 7-Eleven, Inc. signed a 10-year, $463,420 lease for 2,566 square feet of retail space.

Property: 7901 Navajo Road, San Diego

Lessor: JD Bols & Assoc.

Leasing agents: The lessee represented itself. Dave Baker of Flocke & Avoyer Commercial Real Estate represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: Mehrdad Moshirobhai dba Avalon Cleaners signed a 10-year, $400,176 lease for 1,600 square feet of retail space.

Property: 6985 El Camino Real, Carlsbad

Lessor: MIG Realty Advisors

Leasing agents: The lessee represented itself. Stewart Keith of Flocke & Avoyer Commercial Real Estate represented the lessor.

Lessee/square footage: John and Sophia Alcock dba Toy Factory signed a five-year, $368,958 lease for 2,317 square feet of retail space.

Property: 997 W. San Marcos Blvd., San Marcos

Lessor: R & K Building Assoc.

Leasing agents: Joe Greeno and Reg Kobzi of Grubb & Ellis represented the lessor. Chris Amelotte of Amelotte Commercial Real Estate represented the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: Curves for Women signed a five-year, $94,608 lease for 1,350 square feet of retail space.

Property: 591 Camino de la Reina, Suite 928, San Diego

Lessor: The Shidler Group

Leasing agents: Francesca Busalacchi of Meissner Jacquet Investment Management Services represented the lessor. The lessee represented itself.

Lessee/square footage: Emerald Bay Financials, Inc. signed a five-year, three-month, $306,000 lease for 2,349 square feet of office space.

Property: 5933 Sea Lion Place, Suites 101 and 102, Carlsbad

Lessor: COCC Associates c/o Madison Square Partners

Leasing agents: Dave Steffy and Rob Black of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor. Tim Moore of IPC Commercial represented the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: Adams Design Group signed a 24-month, $80,172 lease for 3,484 square feet of office space.

Property: 5933 Sea Lion Place, Suites 103 and 104, Carlsbad

Leasing agents: Dave Steffy of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor. Dave Steffy and Rob Black of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: Stark Promotions signed a 36-month, $136,954 lease for 3,482 square feet of office space.

Property: 3450 Bonita Road, Suites 201 and 202, Chula Vista

Lessor: Jerrel D. Prince Family Trust

Leasing agents: Tracy C. Clark of Voit Commercial Brokerage represented the lessor. Dan Malcolm of Retail Properties Group represented the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: e Study Site, Inc. signed a 60-month, $169,596 lease for 2,218 square feet of office space.

Property: Crosby St. Mercado, Store F, San Diego

Lessor: Landgrant Development Unlimited

Leasing agents: Christy Parker of Landgrant Development represented the lessor. Tracy C. Clark of Voit Commercial Brokerage represented the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: Soo Dong Shin signed a 120-month, $708,864 lease for 3,600 square feet of retail space.

Property: 265 E. Barham Drive, San Marcos

Lessor: Greg Blumenfeld and Jim Leahy

Leasing agents: Joe McDermott of Coldwell Banker Commercial represented the lessor. Barry Hendler of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: Max Equipment Rental, LLC signed a 36-month, $189,144 lease for 6,000 square feet of office space.

Property: 2424 Vista Way, Suite 204, Vista

Lessor: Muse & Feerick, LLP

Leasing agents: Justin Halenza and Jeff Abramson of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor. Matty Sundberg and Mark Avilla of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: Salon Training International signed a 28.5-month, $124,687 lease for 3,500 square feet of office space.

Property: 16479 Bernardo Center Drive, San Diego

Lessor: Del Sol Development

Leasing agents: Chris Hobson and Mark Avilla of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor. Justin Harvey of Coldwell Banker Commercial represented the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: Rancho Bernardo Community Bank signed a 60-month, $172,148 lease for 1,472 square feet office space.

Property: 3655 Camino del Rio N., Suite B, San Diego

Lessor: P & G Co.

Leasing agents: Joe Balla of Retail Properties Group, Inc. represented the lessor and the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: 449 Corp. dba Eagle Rider signed a 60-month, $209,812 lease for 2,600 square feet of office space.

Property: 10425 Tierrasanta Blvd., San Diego

Lessor: Sunburst Capital

Leasing agents: Craig Duhs and Scott Duhs of Retail Properties Group, Inc. represented the lessor and the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: Francisco Javier Cortez signed a three-year, $34,679 lease for 850 square feet of office space.

Property: 820 Los Vallecitos, Suites E and F, San Marcos

Lessor: CT F2 San Marcos Partners, LP

Leasing agents: Dennis Visser and Matty Sundberg of BRE Commercial/NAI represented the lessor. Stephanie Schaffer of RC Properties represented the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: Henry Machinery signed a 36-month, $99,403 lease for 3,540 square feet of office space.

Property: 4425 Convoy, Suite 215, San Diego

Lessor: Marc Brutten and Charles Miller

Lessee/square footage: Faiz Nassir signed a 39-month, $32,292 lease for 720 square feet of retail space.

Property: 7139 Broadway, San Diego

Lessor: Lemon Grove Square Associates

Leasing agents: Craig Duhs and Scott Duhs of Retail Properties Group, Inc. represented the lessor and the lessee.

Lessee/square footage: San Diego Superintendent of Schools signed a 64-month, $210,240 lease for 2,200 square feet of retail space.

Property: 6545 Balboa Ave., San Diego

Lessor: RMC Balboa, FLB/Robert Cheng

Lessee/square footage: Paint Ball Store signed a 64-month, $210,240 lease for 2,200 square feet of retail space.