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Fitch Ratings has assigned an ‘AAA’ rating to the San Diego County Regional Transportation Commission’s $350 million sales tax revenue bonds, 2014 series A.
Although San Diego lenders are generally making more loans backed by the U.S. Small Business Administration, loan amounts have declined for most of this fiscal year, according to the latest report from the SBA’s San Diego district office.
FINANCE: BrightScope’s Growth in Revenue, Clients Leads To Increase in Hiring
BrightScope, a San Diego startup that began rating company 401(k) plans, is still rating those plans and financial advisers, but it is now making more money from all the data it’s collected, and signing up bigger clients.
ECONOMY: It May Boost Commercial Fishing, Tourism
Local operators and government officials believe a fresh-seafood market debuting soon on the downtown San Diego waterfront could be a good first step toward restoring what was once a much more vibrant regional fishing economy.
Bristol-Myers Squibb has signed a 10-year lease with San Diego-based BioMed Realty Trust Inc. for about 61,000 square feet of additional laboratory and office space at BioMed’s Woodside Technology Park, a life science industry campus in Redwood City.
Economy: Construction Jobs Rise as Projects Get Going
Work at Kaiser Permanente’s new hospital in Kearny Mesa is going smoothly — so well that the expected completion of the $900 million project was moved up several months to March 2016. And that progress is reflected in the construction employment levels on the site.
Escondido-based Realty Income Corp. saw revenue rise 22.6 percent from a year ago in its second quarter ending June 30, reaching $228.6 million.
San Diego Private Bank reported second quarter net income of $594,000, up from $253,000 for the like quarter of 2013 when the results were affected by the bank’s merger with Coronado First Bank.
Qualcomm Inc. reported net income of $2.24 billion on revenue of $6.81 billion during its third quarter, which ended June 29.
La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co., a developer of therapeutics targeting unmet life-threatening diseases, announced a price of $10.50 per share for a planned underwritten stock offering of 4.8 million shares of common stock.
Illumina Inc. reported revenue of $448 million for the second quarter ending June 29.
Dealstruck, a San Diego online business that matches borrowers with investors who advance cash, said it hired three key executive to move the company forward.
Folks who get off on breaking records certified by Guinness may want to attend what’s billed as a Super Shred Event sponsored by San Diego County Credit Union.
Sentencing of Jing Yang set for November.
The grant supports research based on biotechnology licensed from The Scripps Research Institute.