RETAIL: Carlsbad Co. Among Winners From Ban on Plastic Bags
Some reusable bag makers in California were pleased when voters affirmed the state’s single use plastic bags ban in November 2016, but hesitant to attribute their successes and steady revenue to the bill itself. However, Lotus Trolley Bag based in Carlsbad was inspired to start its business because of the law.
PROPERTY: Redevelopment Preserves Classic Character, While Filling Market Need
Eerie was how Matt Belshin described the former bank building he bought three years ago along Escondido’s Grand Avenue.
ENERGY: Co. Aims to Double Revenue, Inks Big Funding Deal
Escondido-based TransPower, a maker of electric-drive systems for big-rig trucks and industrial-site tractors, is on a growth path.
From Entrepreneurial Climate to Quality of Life, Carlsbad Checks All the Boxes for Business Location
Carlsbad is known as one of San Diego’s largest tech hubs, but that’s no longer simply because of its corporate successes, such as Viasat Inc.
Company offers space for budding tech and biotech companies.
Comhear has said the technology is likely to be appealing to audiophiles, gamers, people with home theaters and users of virtual and augmented reality.
DEAL: Local Firm’s Experience in High-Rise, Mixed-Use Spurred Move
San Diego-based developer OliverMcMillan has been acquired by Brookfield Residential Properties Inc. of Canada for an undisclosed amount of money.
School can be stressful. For professionals looking to switch careers in a matter of months to a new job requiring new technical skill, it can be overwhelming.
Housing First is known as a homelessness strategy where permanent, affordable housing is built as quickly as possible to stabilize the situation. We need to expand this strategy beyond the homeless community as the housing affordability situation is also at crisis proportions.
San Diego-based Sempra Energy’s $9.45 billion acquisition of Texas energy giant Oncor appears headed for approval.
Business events scheduled in the county for the week of February 19, 2018, and beyond.
The company uses glasses equipped with a camera to feed video to a trained agent, who guides the blind or visually impaired user through interactions with which they have requested assistance.
Carlsbad’s Ionis Pharmaceuticals has licensed a kidney drug to British giant AstraZeneca, earning $30 million upfront and the potential for $300 million in development and regulatory milestone payments.
MARKETING: Challenge to Find Expertise, Preserve Co. Culture
If it succeeds, diversification could boost an already sharp trajectory at Wonderist.
PROPERTY: Vacancy Rate Low; Investors Very Much Interested
Regency Centers owns 11 shopping centers in San Diego County and is so confident about future prospects that it’s looking for more.
How do you single-handedly organize a campaign to raise $100,000 for charity in San Diego? If you are Brandon Hernandez, you tap into your extensive network in the craft beer industry.
MEDICINE: System Is Betting On Treatment Strategies Success
UC San Diego Health has launched a Medicare program that brings the potential for health system savings — that is, if it can meet care and cost requirements.
Life sciences entrepreneur Dena Marranuci, who leads corporate development and research and development at Truvian Sciences, will moderate a discussion about raising early-stage capital.
Since 2011, the Jacobs have contributed around $10 million to the Institute for Entrepreneurship in Education.