SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS
The San Diego Business Journal is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Healthcare Champions Awards, which honors individuals within the San Diego community who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and innovation in the rapidly changing healthcare industry.
The Pentagon inked a two-year contract with Huntington Ingalls Inc. to provide ship repair support for two U.S. Navy aircraft carriers, the USS Nimitz and the USS Carl Vinson. One-fourth of the work is expected to go to San Diego, with the balance to Bremerton, Wash.
Comerica Bank’s California Economic Activity Index improved in April, increasing 0.7 of a percentage point to a level of 119.7, the bank said.
Acculitx, formerly known as Fleet Matrix, said on June 30 that it received $1 million in series A funding.
Zephyr Partners recently named the lead building design and landscape architects for The Block, a $250 million downtown mixed-use project announced last year by the San Diego-based developer.
Fifteen San Diego companies received $10,000 each on Wednesday from the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp., part of a JPMorgan Chase & Co.-backed initiative to boost the area’s international exports.
The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) has been awarded $31.9 million from the Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program (TIRCP).
Carlsbad-based HomeFed Corp., real estate investment and development firm, announced that it has successfully closed a private placement of $125 million of 6.50 percent senior notes due 2018.
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) announced the launch of the California Business Portal, a one-stop-shop website (www.BusinessPortal.ca.gov) for business owners looking for information and assistance.
An affiliate of Boston-based Rockpoint Group LLC has purchased the Aventine office building in La Jolla for approximately $150 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.
The Philippine Honorary Consul of San Diego, Audie J. de Castro, will head a San Diego delegation of government officials and business executives on an economic mission to the Philippines from July 6-10.
Workers recently removed a 1940s-era neon sign from atop the historic Hotel Churchill in downtown San Diego, which is being converted into affordable apartments in a $20.5 million renovation by the San Diego Housing Commission.
San Diego’s home prices rose 4.5 percent in the year since April 2014, according to a national index measuring housing prices, slowing down from the 4.8 percent growth reported for March and continuing to lag behind an average of the nation’s 20 largest cities.
Housing developer KB Home of Los Angeles has acquired a 5.47-acre land parcel in El Cajon for $6.43 million, according to commercial brokerage company Colliers International.
HUYA Bioscience International announced Wednesday an expansion of its senior management team with the appointment of Yoshiki Shimamura as vice president for Japan operations.
Three San Diego-based companies made the latest annual list of the nation’s 100 largest construction management firms based on 2014 revenue, published recently by the industry magazine Engineering News-Record (ENR).
Carlsbad-based Eolas Therapeutics Inc. announced Wednesday that is has entered into a worldwide license and partnership agreement with AstraZeneca in a deal potentially worth $145 million.
An index of San Diego’s economic health rose again in May, marking 12 straight months of positive outlooks, the University of San Diego said Tuesday.
The U.S. Navy has set aside time and money to improve the USS Sterett, a guided missile destroyer based in San Diego.
San Diego-based Solpac Construction Inc., which does business as Soltek Pacific Construction Co., received a $20.2 million U.S. Navy contract to build a multistory training building to prepare pilots to fly the next generation of fighter aircraft: the F-35C Lightning II.