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Kimberly Becker Chosen to Lead S.D. Airport Authority

Kimberly J. Becker has been hired as the new president/CEO of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority. She will begin the job on May 1.

March 27, 2017 12:41 p.m. share »

It’s a Natural Fit: A Licensing Deal We Couldn’t Tell You About in August

WowWee, a business with an office in La Jolla’s historic downtown village, specializes in tech-inspired toys such as the CHiP robotic dog we wrote about last year.

By Brad Graves March 27, 2017 11:36 a.m. share »
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Ex-Facebook Executive Donates $75 Million to Alma Mater

Former Facebook executive and San Diego angel investor Taner Halicioglu is donating $75 million to his alma mater, the University of California, San Diego.

By Brittany Meiling March 27, 2017 9:22 a.m. share »

Lodging Forecast: How Long Can Post-Recession Uptick Last?

San Diego County’s lodging and tourism industries have been on a tear for the past six years. Can they go for a seventh in 2017?

By Lou Hirsh March 26, 2017 1:08 p.m. share »

Loan Will Help Tri-City Make Key Changes

Tri-City Healthcare District has secured its first long-term financing package in more than a quarter-century, an $85.8 million, federally backed mortgage loan its leaders expect will allow it to begin initial phases of a hospital redesign and state-required seismic retrofits.

By John Cox March 26, 2017 1:07 p.m. share »

The Business Calendar for the Week of March 27, 2017

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of March 27, 2017, and beyond.

By Steve Adamek March 26, 2017 1:05 p.m. share »

3 Startups to Watch in 2017 (Plus a Wildcard)

There are dozens of startups in San Diego that have promising technology and talent, but three companies in particular had a little something extra that won this newsroom over.

By Brittany Meiling March 26, 2017 1:04 p.m. share »

February Rebound Reduces Local Unemployment to 4.2%

San Diego County’s economy shook off post-holiday doldrums in February and posted what is, by one measure, its second-best showing in years, reducing local unemployment by 30 basis points, month-over- month, to a seasonally unadjusted 4.2 percent.

By John Cox March 26, 2017 1:03 p.m. share »
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New Homes Planned After $2.5M Purchase of Vista Church Property

Costa Mesa-based Warmington Land Associates II LP has acquired a Vista church property for $2.5 million, with plans to develop new midpriced, for-sale homes on the site, according to brokerage firm Lee & Associates.

By Lou Hirsh March 26, 2017 1:02 p.m. share »

Airgain Inc. Names Waadt Director of Investor Relations

Airgain Inc., the antenna maker that made news in August by launching the first San Diego IPO in more than a year, hired Alexis Waadt as its director of investor relations.

By Brad Graves March 26, 2017 1:01 p.m. share »

Loan Will Help Tri-City Make Some Key Changes

Tri-City Healthcare District has secured its first long-term financing package in more than a quarter-century, an $85.8 million, federally backed mortgage loan its leaders expect will allow it to begin initial phases of a hospital redesign and state-required seismic retrofits.

By John Cox March 24, 2017 3:01 p.m. share »
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Homes Planned After $2.5M Purchase of Vista Church Property

Costa Mesa-based Warmington Land Associates II LP has acquired a Vista church property for $2.5 million, with plans to develop new mid-priced, for-sale homes on the site, according to brokerage firm Lee & Associates.

By Lou Hirsh March 24, 2017 2:12 p.m. share »

Lodging Forecast: How Long Can This Post-Recession Uptick Last?

San Diego County’s lodging and tourism industries have been on a tear for the past six years. Can they go for a seventh in 2017?

By Lou Hirsh March 24, 2017 1:58 p.m. share »

Business Calendar for Week of March 27, 2017

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of March 27, 2017, and beyond.

By Steve Adamek March 24, 2017 12:44 p.m. share »
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Three Startups to Watch in 2017 (Plus a Wildcard)

There are dozens of startups in San Diego that have promising technology and talent, but three companies in particular had a little something extra that won this newsroom over.

By Brittany Meiling March 24, 2017 11:34 a.m. share »

AT&T Expands Fiber-Optic Network

AT&T Inc. said in late March that it has expanded its fiber-optic network, introducing 1 gigabit per second data speeds in more San Diego neighborhoods and adjoining cities, including Escondido and Santee.

By Brad Graves March 23, 2017 5:07 p.m. share »
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John Orwin Joins Retrophin Board of Directors

San Diego drugmaker Retrophin Inc. has appointed longtime pharmaceutical executive John A. Orwin to the company’s board of directors.

By Brittany Meiling March 23, 2017 4:42 p.m. share »

What Are San Diego’s Retail Property Investment Prospects for 2017?

The city slipped out of the U.S. Top 10 for first time in several years.

By Lou Hirsh March 23, 2017 1:48 p.m. share »

S.D. Pending Home Sales Reportedly Declined 5.1 Percent

Pending home sales in San Diego County fell last month by 5.1 percent, as compared with a year earlier, as concerns mounted that California as a whole has too few units for sale, while those that are available are increasingly unaffordable.

By John Cox March 23, 2017 1:28 p.m. share »
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TVPage Closes $3M Funding Round; Warner Bros. Exec Joins Team

TVPage Inc., which lets businesses easily create TV channels for their websites and supports clients’ e-commerce initiatives, said this week that it closed a $3 million funding round. The round closed in January.

By Brad Graves March 23, 2017 1:01 p.m. share »