SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS

Kearny Mesa Building Sold For $18M

Building was extensively renovated.

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Cruzan Acquires Carlsbad Commercial Center

Center has eight buildings.

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San Diego Defense Sector Benefits From New F-35 Order

San Diego County stands to get approximately $450 million worth of work from the Pentagon’s latest order for F-35 Lightning II aircraft, also known as the Joint Strike Fighter. The main beneficiary is Northrop Grumman.

StemGenex’s Marketing, Manufacturing Draw FDA Warning

StemGenex Biologic Laboratories recently drew a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over manufacturing practices and the marketing of an unapproved stem cell therapy.

Puesto’s Co-Founder Named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30' 2019 List

25-year-old Adler is the only local entrepreneur to make the list this year.

Report: S.D. Wine Industry Generated $50M

The 13-page review shows the local wine industry generated $50 million in overall economic impact, a $19.6 million increase from 2016.

Petco Cuts Out Artificial Ingredients from Pet Food

Starting in January, Petco will remove dog and cat foods and treats with artificial ingredients from store shelves and e-commerce.

Synthorx Files for $100M IPO

With a pipeline that activates tumor-fighting immune cells, Synthorx looks to raise $100 million through an initial public offering.

SDBJ INSIDER: Homeless Advocate Ups Commitment; SDSU Owes Thanks

Longtime homeless advocate Michael McConnell announced that he has transferred his share of ownership in San Diego Coin & Bullion to co-owner Chad Martin in order to devote more time to his civic passion and quest to develop permanent housing solutions.

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Power-Sonic Charges Ahead After Acquisition

PRODUCTION: Battery Maker Increases Revenue, Monitors Tariff Situation

Like any good salesman, J.D. Johnson reacted when he heard on the early morning news that Lime was having trouble with its scooter batteries.

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Co. Busy Meeting Need For Affordable Housing

PROPERTY: Chelsea, Affiliate Prove Themselves on Projects

As a college student, Jim Schmid wanted to become a history professor.

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Calpine Receives $67M Navy Energy Deal

San Diego-based Calpine Energy Solutions LLC received a three-year, $67.3 million contract to deliver retail electricity and ancillary services to U.S. Navy bases in Illinois, Pennsylvania, Maryland and California.

Scientist.com to Open an Office in Japan

The San Diego-based company recently experienced growth in its Japanese clientele, which includes several large pharmaceuticals.

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44 National Olympic Committees Qualify for ANOC World Beach Games 2019

Shortboard surfing, 3X3 basketball, beach handball and individual kata have all hosted qualification events already.

Vista Industrial Building Sold For $3.7M

Building is in the Vista Business Park

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NIH Grant Puts Wind in Kaer Biotherapeutics’ Sails

Kaer Biotherapeutics of Escondido received a $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to help develop a device for people who can't breathe.

Caterers Put More Tasks on Their Plate To Profit Year-Round

It was shortly before the Great Recession of 2008-2009 that Tracy Zemke, founder of Personal Touch Dining catering company, switched her business’ focus from corporate events to weddings.

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S.D. Student-Run Fund Buys $1M in Equity From Applied Biosciences

An investment fund created by three San Diego college students invested $1 million into a Los Angeles cannabinoid therapeutics company.

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Partnership Lets S.D. Startup Put Sensors on Blockchain

Conectric, a San Diego startup, started off designing sensors to reduce hotels' energy costs. Now, it's developing a blockchain IoT solution with a Swiss company.

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S.D. Firm Acquires Portland Project For Nearly $28.8M

Mixed-use project has three buildings

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