SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS

Skilled Labors’ Day

With Talent in Demand, Cos. Scramble to Keep Their Top Workers Engaged and Employed

A historically tight labor market is making San Diego companies think hard about how to keep their top talent from leaving for greener pastures.

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Good Economy Keeps Retail Sector Strong

PROPERTY: Record Rents, Strong Revenue Limited Space All Factors

Despite recent closings of some big-box retailers such as Toys R Us and moves by others to scale back operations, the retail market in San Diego County is thriving heading into the second half of the year, according to commercial property brokerages.

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Home of The Month: A Spanish Treasure

Only the terracotta-tiled roofline of a Spanish Colonial estate near the heart of downtown Rancho Santa Fe is visible from the street.

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Climate Curriculum Emphasizes Environment, Engagement

The San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy was awarded $7,500 from San Diego Gas & Electric to support SDRVC’s climate-science curriculum, “Microclimates on a Macro Scale,” which is a part of the conservancy’s Watershed Explorers Program.

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Real Estate Revolution Will Be Visualized

TECH: From Building to Selling, Tech Tools Are Now a Must

Drones that help map buildings and property in a fraction of the time than it used to involve, and virtual reality systems that take people inside buildings still in the planning stages are among the technological innovations that are transforming commercial real estate.

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Partnerships, Pipeline Put Inovio in Good Position

PHARMA: Versatile Co. Takes On Cancers, Infectious Diseases

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. has about 300 employees, tenfold that of 2009. Most of the scaling up occurred in the last few years to support a growing pipeline of therapies targeting cancers and infectious diseases.

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Cos. Find Skilled Workers and Other Draws in Tijuana Market

Tijuana is heating up as a place for industrial companies looking to relocate or expand, according to a recent report by the commercial brokerage firm CBRE.

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GA Hones Carrier System’s Capabilities

One day shy of the first anniversary of a fighter jet launching off the USS Gerald R. Ford, the Naval Air Systems Command released a statement saying its General Atomics aircraft-handling machinery is progressing through a comprehensive test program.

Illumina Continues To Exceed Expectations

In quarter two earnings, Illumina continued a streak of stomping analyst expectations.

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San Diego Next Top Business Leaders Under 40 Finalists Preview #10

Preview of San Diego Next Top Business Leaders Under 40 Finalists

Viasat Grows Revenue, Says More Expansion to Come

Viasat Inc. recorded a higher net loss — and higher revenues — in its latest quarter.

Pico Holdings to Exit La Jolla Amid Management Shakeup

Company announces new CEO, says CFO is leaving.

NuVasive and Siemens Form Partnership

NuVasive Inc. said Aug. 9 that it has formed a strategic partnership with Germany-based Siemens Healthineers.

Facebook Awards UCSD Team $75,000 For Cybersecurity Research

Winning proposal by Stefan Savage and Geoff Voelker was titled “Evaluating Security Outcomes: Applying Evidence-based Security to Improve Cybersecurity Risk.”

Clairemont Shopping Center Sold For Nearly $5.3M

Center is anchored by Carnival Market.

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Former Oceanside Drive-In Sold

Site is home to Oceanside Swap Meet.

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SDSU Hires New Director of Real Estate Center

Edward Pierzak joins faculty

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Golden Hill Parcel Sold For $2.1M

Property will be developed as townhomes.

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Renters’ Prayers Answered As $40M Complex Planned

A vacant historic former retirement home and Catholic convent in La Mesa will be resurrected as a 130-unit apartment complex in a $40 million joint venture by Pathfinder Partners and Silvergate Development.

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HEROFi Announces $3.5M Debt Financing

Money to be used as working capital to fuel expansion.

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