Equillium Prepares $86M IPO

La Jolla-based Equillium intends to raise $86 million through an initial public offering, according to recently filed U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission paperwork.

Coffman Specialties Gets $15.8M Defense Contract

San Diego-based Coffman Specialties Inc. received a $15.8 million task order to repair airfield pavement at March Air Reserve Base in Moreno Valley.

Hotel Workers Authorize Strike

Westin San Diego Gaslamp hotel targeted as part of national drive by labor union.

North Park Retail Building Sold For Nearly $4M

Two tenants lease building

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La Jolla Vein Care Adds Space

La Jolla Vein Care – which treats vein disease and disorders – recently doubled its clinic space.

ICYMI: Ex-Illumina Leaders Form Own Cos. To Pursue Genomics Work

Kevin Gunderson was employee No. 7 of 6,000 at Illumina. He led the company’s advanced research group for almost 18 years, helping create its first $1 billion product line.

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Business Events Calendar for Week of September 24, 2018

Business events for week of Sept. 24, 2018, and beyond.

Free History Lesson Comes With $39M Hotel Purchase

One of San Diego’s most historic hotels — the 110-year-old Glorietta Bay Inn in Coronado — has been sold for $39 million to Kamla Hotels, a hotel management and development company based in the Los Angeles suburb of Cerritos.

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Park 12 Getting Food and Fitness Retail Tenants

Park 12 Getting Food and Fitness Retail Tenants

Park 12, the new apartment complex with more apartments than any other in downtown San Diego, is getting closer to being its own city-within-a-city, with the addition of retail tenants.

Luxury Real Estate: ‘Amazing Kitchen’ Is Just One Ingredient of Very Special House

Willis Allen Real Estate has announced that a home in Rancho Santa Fe it recently listed and sold was selected as a winner in the 2018 HGTV Ultimate House Hunt after receiving the most votes in the Amazing Kitchens category.

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Foundation Honors Those Who Help to Support Seniors

Seacrest Foundation announced that it hosted “The 211 Club Patron Recognition Party” recently to honor more than 125 generous and committed contributors.

Decision 2018: Mission Valley - SDSU West Prioritizes Tech Center, Campus Expansion

San Diego State University is bursting at the seams, and a ballot measure that would give the university the right to develop the former Qualcomm Stadium site into a second campus is meant to provide what school officials said is much-needed relief.

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Decision 2018: Mission Valley - Sports, Entertainment District At Core Of SoccerCity

As its name suggest, soccer is the big draw in the SoccerCity proposal for redeveloping the Mission Valley site of the former Qualcomm Stadium.

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On Board With Expansion

On Board With Expansion

With 916,000 passengers and nine cruise lines making calls in peak year 2008, the Port of San Diego was once considered one of the busiest homeports on the West Coast in comparison to Los Angeles, Long Beach and San Francisco, and one of the biggest in all of North America.

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Medical System Wants To Be Housing Provider

HEALTH: Plans Aim to Cut Congestion, Fund Infrastructure

Long a provider of housing for university students, UC San Diego is now pushing for dwellings for employees of its medical system.

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ElliptiGo Seeks to Follow Success of Other Disrupters

ElliptiGo Seeks to Follow Success of Other Disrupters

Sometimes it takes a few years, or even decades, for disrupters to find the right formula to scale their consumer-facing fitness products.

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Epic Aims to ‘Revolutionize Cancer Care’

MEDICINE: Extending Lives, Cutting Waste Are Part of Goals

Epic Sciences’ pitch: greater certainty. The company’s portfolio of tests guide cancer doctors deciding on a treatment path, including a test on the market for advanced prostate cancer.

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SD 500: Lifetime Laureates Honored By Junior Achievement

Chris Cramer and Michael Cunningham will be inducted as Lifetime Laureates at Junior Achievement’s 30th annual San Diego Business Hall of Fame Gala on Oct. 25 at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar.

SDMAC Is Earning Respect as a Role Model

NONPROFIT: Group Seen as Example of Cooperation, Effectiveness

The San Diego Military Advisory Council has become a role model.

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Good Source Is Hunter, Gatherer for Institutional Food

SERVICE: Organized, Corporate Approach Applied to Food Service

More times than not, when food items are off spec based on color, size or shape, they are considered food waste and tossed in the nearest garbage can. But since 1989, Carlsbad-based Good Source Solutions has been helping to reduce the amount of food that goes to the landfills by finding homes for those visually-unappealing products at educational institutions, corrections facilities, nonprofits and hospitals.

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