SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS

PlantBased PopUP Feeds Mind & Body

Clients Want Experiences; Restaurants Get a Draw For New Customers

As San Diego continues to be touted as one of America’s top foodie cities, restauranteurs and chefs around town are staying innovative in order to keep the offerings...

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In Age of Amazon, Swap Meet Looks to Make Events Special

Goal Is to Have Event Each Month to Stop or Stabilize Revenue Decline

In the face of online retailers like ebay and Amazon and big-box retailers like Target and Walmart, San Diego’s Kobey’s Swap Meet is reinventing itself in order to stay in the game.

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Palomar, Graybill Medical Look at Possible Affliation

Graybill Medical Group and Palomar recently agreed to negotiate a formal affiliation agreement, a move that Palomar says isn’t so much about competition but nonetheless could ripple through North County’s health-care landscape.

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Illumina Expands Startup Accelerator Program to the U.K.

An Illumina program that mentors and invests in early-stage genomics companies is expanding to the U.K.

Hotel Annex Development Aims to Be Catalyst for Change

PROPERTY: Mixed-Use Even Draws the Developer To Relocate Its Office

To some, downtown San Diego’s C Street near City Hall is a sad place with boarded-up buildings where people live on the sidewalks.

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Startups Claim Slice of a Changing Medical Device Market

HEALTH: $800 Billion Market Is Expected By 2030

The news coming out of San Diego’s medical device scene usually centers on the big dogs: Dexcom, ResMed and Nuvasive.

Alliance Healthcare Foundation Hires New Executive Director

Sarah Lyman has been hired as the executive director of the Alliance Healthcare Foundation, a nonprofit that provides grants to nonprofits that boost health care access for those in need.

Woodstock’s Pizza Names New Chief Operating Officer

Woodstock’s Pizza was founded in 1978 and is co-owned by Jeff and Laura Ambrose.

National City Apartments Sold For Nearly $2M

Complex has nine apartments

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City Heights Apartments Sold For $2.2M

Complex has 11 apartments

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The Plunge’s $12M Renovation Makes a Splash

Pacifica Tapped Lusardi, Hollis Design and Jules Wilson Design

Amid much fanfare, San Diego’s landmark Plunge swimming pool reopened in Belmont Park over the July Fourth weekend after a $12 million makeover that took nearly three years to complete.

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Longfellow Continues Buying Strategy With $26 Million Research Park

A Chicago-Based Company Buys 2 Building Medical Office Campus for $90M

Life science and medical office space drew significant investment in two recent San Diego transactions.

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DOJ Asks Court to Pause Antitrust Enforcement Against Qualcomm

In an amicus brief filed Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice asked an appeals court to grant Qualcomm's request for a stay.

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Nominations Are Open for Next Top Business Leaders Under 40

Nominations are now open for the San Diego Business Journal’s 2019 Next Top 40 Awards.

Co. Buys $20M Office, Plans Big Renovation

PROPERTY: Peak Rents Expected for Creative Office and Amenities

RAF Pacifica Group, one of North County’s most prolific commercial real estate builders, is capitalizing on soaring demand for office space as rents are reaching an all-time high.

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Frontier Airlines Adds Low-Cost Nonstop Flight from San Diego to Phoenix

According to the press release, Frontier Airlines' new service from San Diego to Phoenix starts Nov. 14, from Monday-Saturday and will have an introductory fare of approximately $29.

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Law Firm Relocates Downtown to Improve Services for Clients

Takes 7,100 Square Feet in Irvine Co. Building at 501 W. Broadway

Bucking what had been a trend of sorts for law firms to leave downtown San Diego for suburban locations, Stoel Rives picked a very urban location for is new offices.

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VetStem Keeps Pets In Their Starring Roles

Poway-based VetStem Biopharma, a privately held regenerative veterinary medicine company, showed its star qualities in the film, “Animal Pharm: Where Beasts Meet Biotech.”

The Military Buys Everything, Including Plumbing Services

Logistics Work Adds Up for General Atomics Aeronautical

The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in late June and early July.

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QDOBA Appoints New Corporate Executive Chef

According to a press release, Katy Velazquez most-recently worked as the creative executive chef of Puesto, a local modern Mexican restaurant chain, before joining QDOBA.