San Diego Bowl Game Association Gets New President

Del Lewis was named 2018 president and will preside over the SDCCU Holiday Bowl.

Tyson Foods to Sell Otay Mesa Based Circle Foods

Japanese food producer, Ajinomoto Co. Inc., will take over operations of Circle Foods L.L.C.

Sorrento Mesa Industrial Building Renovated

Building was acquired in 2016.

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New Building to Serve MedImpact’s Aggressive Growth Goals

PROPERTY: Building To Be Connected to Current HQ Next Door

MedImpact is expanding its corporate headquarters campus along the Interstate 15 corridor.

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Center for Medical Device Manufacturing Opens in Carlsbad

A biomedical incubator has opened facilities for additive manufacturing and R&D in Carlsbad to aid medical device product development.

San Diego Habitat for Humanity Announces Merger with Local Nonprofit

San Diego Habitat for Humanity and local nonprofit Sustainable Surplus Exchange have announced a merger of their business operations.

Accounting Outsourcing Firm Fills Holes in Cos.’ Finance Teams

FINANCE: Signature Covers Bookkeeping To Business Insights

Signature Analytics CEO Peter Heald sees the scope of the rapidly growing financial firm’s opportunity through the lens of “the second black box” of small business — operational finance.

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Firm’s Impact Investing Puts Community in Lending Equation

$10M Fund Targeted for ‘Community-Minded’ Borrowers

A group of San Diego investors is betting on locally based nonprofit organizations and social enterprises to the tune of $10 million.

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San Diego Developer Sells Hotel For $21M

Pacific Madera built the hotel in 2005

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Brian Malarkey Steps Down from the Hakkasan Group

The chef and restaurateur will instead focus on the company he co-founded, Puffer Malarkey Restaurants.

Deal Gives Vividion Small Molecule War Chest

BIOTECH: Co. to Take on Previously ‘Undruggable’ Proteins

Even by startup standards, Vividion Therapeutics CEO Diego Miralles makes bold claims. He said the venture marks a “once-in-a-generation opportunity” to build a transformative company in San Diego.

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Bridgepoint Splits with Schools to Pursue OPM

EDUCATION: Universities To Be Nonprofits; Co. to Offer Management Services

Bridgepoint Education Inc. (NYSE: BPI) is taking a step back from its role as a higher education provider to become an Online Program Management (OPM) company, helping colleges and universities adapt to emerging technologies and other changes.

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Qualcomm’s $100 Question

Co. Faces Many Challenges to Boost Languishing Stock Price, Fulfill Pledge to Stockholders

The San Diego chipmaking giant is preparing to face shareholders at its previously postponed annual shareholders meeting, scheduled for March 23.

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Design Institute of San Diego Awarded WSCUC Accreditation

WSCUC accreditation is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and makes a school eligible for federal funding.

San Diego Brokers Sold Temecula Property For $10.6M

Medical building is 95 percent occupied.

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Oceanside Shopping Center Sold For $41.7M

Del Oro Marketplace includes former Fresh & Easy.

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Sudberry Properties Adds Executives

William Mayer and John Bogucki join Sudberry Properties

Human Longevity Taps Scott Sorensen as CTO

San Diego’s Human Longevity, Inc. has named Scott Sorensen chief technology officer as the company brings its genomics and health program to more locations globally.

SD 500 Update: Retiring Types & Bragging Rights

Sempra Energy CEO Debra Reed becomes the fifth member of the SD 500 in 2018 to choose retirement. Her successor, current Sempra CFO and EVP Jeffrey Martin, also is in the SD 500.

Creating A New Dynamic in Dining

DINING: Kitchen Staff’s Fresh Role Chef-to-Table Concept

A new Italian restaurant, Maestoso, has begun offering a unique dining experience: chefs will both cook and serve guests their meals, a concept called “chef-to-table.”

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