SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS
Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of March 30, 2015, and beyond.
San Diego city and county government leaders have announced plans to work collaboratively, including sharing consultant costs, in order to devise a new regional stadium plan to retain the San Diego Chargers.
The U.S. Navy announced on March 26 that it awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair a $16.8 million contract modification covering shipyard work for the USS San Diego.
Massachusetts-based Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. has an April 7 opening planned for its new restaurant in Ramona, which officials said will be California’s first drive-through location selling Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins ice cream.
National affordable housing developer Vitus Group Inc. has completed a $22.8 million renovation of the 448-unit Meadowbrook Apartments, in San Diego’s Skyline neighborhood.
BioNano Genomics Inc., a genome mapping company in San Diego, announced the appointment of Terry Salyer as chief commercial officer.
CORRECTION: Mast Therapeutics Inc., a San Diego-based biopharmaceutical company, filed a new “shelf” S-3 registration statement totaling $166.6 million on March 24.
InfoSonics Corp. said on March 23 that it introduced a budget smartphone that offers fast data service known as 4G LTE.
UC San Diego is one of three institutions selected by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for a partnership to support under-represented graduate students in STEM fields.
Beechcraft Defense Co. is selling one of its small planes to the government of Iraq under a foreign military sale, the Pentagon announced on March 25.
Lloyd H. Wells Gift Trust of Poway has acquired a Poway industrial building for approximately $3.15 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.
Mad Catz Interactive Inc. announced a $3.7 million direct registered offering.
Rhombus Energy Solutions Inc., a San Diego-based energy technology company, said that it raised $2.8 million in Series A funding.
La Jolla-based Backlot Hospitality plans to open a new events space with six movie theaters at the former Luce Auditorium, at Liberty Station in Point Loma.
Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI) has announced changes to its senior leadership team.
The UC San Diego Health System is in talks with Eisenhower Medical Center in the Coachella Valley to form a partnership that could potentially lead to the expansion of the Rancho Mirage hospital into a teaching and research hospital, according to The Desert Sun newspaper and a UCSD spokesman.
Cyanogen Inc., a Seattle company that has created its own operating system for smartphones, has attracted an undisclosed amount of investment from Qualcomm Inc.
Retrophin Inc. announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 7,866,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $19 per share, including 1,026,000 shares sold pursuant to the full exercise of the underwriters’ option.
Locally based hospitality property operator Eat.Drink.Sleep plans a March 26 opening for its new restaurant and renovated golf course at Lakehouse Hotel & Resort in San Marcos.
WD-40 Co., a San Diego-based maker of specialty lubricants, soap and chemicals, announced its regular quarterly dividend of $0.38 per share, payable April 30 to stockholders of record at the close of business on April 16.