SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS
The owner of Vista-based McCain Inc., which makes traffic control equipment for roads and highways, said Aug. 26 that it agreed to sell 100 percent of its shares to Austria-based Swarco.
The city of San Diego can do more to meet community and business goals by creating a sense of place in its individual neighborhoods, according to a new report by the regional nonprofit Circulate San Diego.
Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of August 29, 2016 and beyond.
San Diego County Credit Union’s assets grew about 1.4 percent in the second quarter reaching nearly $7.6 billion, the credit union said Aug. 25 in an earnings report.
Commerce-based discount grocer Smart & Final plans an Aug. 31 opening for a new Chula Vista store at 40 N. Fourth Ave, Unit D. It will be the company’s third store in Chula Vista and its 27th in San Diego County.
San Diego investor Roger Carr has acquired a 20-unit apartment complex in Lakeside for $3.3 million, according to brokerage firm Apartment Consultants Inc., also known as ACI.
General Dynamics NASSCO received a $511 million contract from Matson Navigation Co. Inc. to build two ships able to haul containers and other cargo on routes to Hawaii, the companies announced Aug. 25.
La Jolla-based Viking Therapeutics has entered into a $12.5 million common stock purchase agreement with Aspire Capital Fund LLC, Viking announced Thursday.
Tenant demand for life science real estate in San Diego remains robust so far in 2016, even as leasing activity has declined from levels seen in the first half of 2015, according to a new report from brokerage firm JLL.
General Dynamics NASSCO plans to launch the 610-foot petroleum tanker Constitution into San Diego Bay on Aug. 27. The ceremony — also planned to include the traditional christening with a champagne bottle — will be open to the public.
San Diego County’s construction starts increased five percent from a year ago in the first seven months of 2016, with projects totaling more than $2.17 billion in value, according to the latest monthly figures from research firm Dodge Data & Analytics.
San Diego-based home retailer Pirch has hired Andrea Dorigo as president, the company announced Aug. 25.
Local startup accelerator, CONNECT, is partnering with DeskHub, one of San Diego’s biggest coworking spaces.
Atlanta-based Davidson Hotels & Resorts was recently named manager of the 161-room Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach, at 6450 Carlsbad Blvd.
The San Diego branch of global nonprofit microlender Accion will receive a $600,000 grant in two installments from JPMorgan Chase & Co., the organization announced Aug. 25.
Prescription skincare company Curology, formerly known as PocketDerm, has raised $15 million in a Series B financing round, the company announced Wednesday.
The U.S. Army said on Aug. 23 that it awarded Herman Construction Group Inc. of Escondido a contract worth $15.9 million.
San Diego drugmaker ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. has appointed Todd Young as executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. will play a part in getting the U.S. Air Force’s new aerial refueling tanker off the ground.
Cubic Corp. has named Darryl Albertson as its chief human resources and diversity officer.