SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS

Plexium Takes in $28M Round

Long impeding drugmakers, entire classes of proteins have proven too difficult to target.

Northrop Grumman Partners with Local Colleges to Prime Talent Pipeline

Northrop Grumman will work with MiraCosta College and Palomar College to prepare students for careers in aerospace or defense.

San Diego and Oceanside Property Sold to MFL Properties For $4.2M

Two apartment buildings and a retail center sold

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Markstein Beverage Co. to Close

Markstein Beverage Co.'s closure follows the acquisition of "key Markstein assets" in September by Anheuser-Busch InBev. The terms of that deal were undisclosed.

Cutwater Tequila Proudly Took the Long Way to Market

BEVERAGE: Ten Years In the Making, Co. Tapped Traditional Methods, Experts

San Diego-based Cutwater Spirits has revealed its latest creation: the brand’s first tequila offering.

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The $51 Billion Military Asset

DEFENSE: San Diego’s Defense Role Brings a Giant Economic Impact

The Defense Department pumped an estimated $28.1 billion into the San Diego County economy.

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Rosie Network, Stella Labs Awarded $50,000 From SBA

Growth Accelerator Fund Competition to Support Startups

Two San Diego business accelerators were each awarded $50,000 from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Growth Accelerator Fund Competition.

Building Has Designs on Driving Interaction, Collaboration

DESIGN: Central Atrium And Even Center’s Stairs Bring People Together

Making space where researchers could casually bump into each other and get a peek at each other working was a big part of the design of Center for Novel Therapeutics.

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LifeCouple Keeps Couples Connected To The Relationship

Company to Charge for App, Plans to Also Develop A Job Health Feature

Sean Rones, a Carmel Valley-based entrepreneur, didn’t realize his relationship was out of balance until he found himself at the therapist’s office.

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Carlsbad Apartment Complex Sold For $3M

Complex has 11 apartments

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Public Can Warm Up To These Wearables

RETAIL: Heated Apparel Carried In Nearly 1,500 Stores

Tech Gear 5.7 Inc. has its Mobile Warming line of heated jackets, vests, base layers, socks and gloves.

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RQ Construction Gets $71M Barracks Project in Cuba

Work at Guantanamo Bay To Last Through 2022

The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in September and October.

SD Climate Delivers for Coffee Drinkers

Local Production Seen As Start of Sea Change For Organic Coffee Scene

San Diego-based Bird Rock Coffee Roasters signed a deal with Oceanside’s Mraz Family Farms to sell the first San Diego-grown coffee and sold out in just four days.

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Avison Young Acquires McKinney

REAL ESTATE: Biotech Draws Avison’s First Buy In San Diego Market

The commercial real estate brokerage and property management firm of McKinney Advisory Group Inc. based in San Diego has been acquired by Avison Young headquartered in Toronto.

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NASA, General Atomics Aeronautical To Fly UAS Over San Diego in 2020

Commercial Uses for Unmanned Aircraft Eyed

There comes a moment when military technology gets repurposed for civilian roles.

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Glasses Focus on Style, Lifestyle

RETAIL: Pricing, Action Sports Connection Help Drive Sales

In its first year in business, Blenders Eyewear, founded in 2013, sold about one thousand pairs of sunglasses.

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Qualcomm to Pay 62-Cent Dividend

Qualcomm will pay shareholders a quarterly dividend on Dec. 19.

Millenia Development Is Fulfilling Some Big Goals

PROPERTY: Site Expected To House 10,000; Retail and Office Plans Move Slower

Millenia — a Chula Vista development so big that it could be its own small city — is about two-thirds finished with construction already underway on the rest of it on the east side of Chula Vista.

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Executive Q&A: Joe Panetta, CEO, Biocom

Joe Panetta has served as president and CEO of Biocom since 1999. Biocom is an association for life science companies and service providers.

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SDBJ INSIDER: What’s Next For UCSD?

University of California San Diego’s economic impact for the state came in at $16.5 billion.

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