SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS

Research Reactor at GA in Demand

Torrey Pines Campus Hosts Dept. of Energy Fusion Work

Though its defense contracting businesses get more press, General Atomics was founded on atomic energy. The company still does interesting work in the field.

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Tyson Sees Need for 100 Additional Attorneys

LAW: Firm Nearly Doubled Revenue in 2018 to $40.6M

Tyson & Mendes LLP is experiencing quite a growth spurt, practically doubling its revenue in 2018 to $40.6 million.

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Qualcomm Upgrades Latest Chipset for Gaming, VR

Qualcomm introduced its newest chipset, the Snapdragon 855 Plus, which includes improvements that make it better suited to gaming and virtual reality.

PriceSmart Reports Profit of $14.1 Million in Third Quarter

According to the release, the company had profit of 46 cents per share and earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 55 cents per share.

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El Cajon Apartments Sold For $12.8M

Sale included 66 apartments

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In Age of Amazon, Swap Meet Looks to Make Events Special

Goal Is to Have Event Each Month to Stop or Stabilize Revenue Decline

In the face of online retailers like ebay and Amazon and big-box retailers like Target and Walmart, San Diego’s Kobey’s Swap Meet is reinventing itself in order to stay in the game.

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Valley Center Project To Bring 632 Homes

HOUSING: Retail Center to Be Part of Complete Community

A $400 million housing and commercial development that will transform the face of Valley Center in San Diego’s North County is taking shape on land that was once a dairy farm.

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Analysts Stick By Illumina After Stock Sell-Off

Illumina analysts are still bullish on the company after a lowered revenue estimate prompted a stock sell-off.

Sony Launches $185 Million Tech Fund

Sony launched a new fund, Innovation Growth Ventures, to invest in tech startups.

ACC Adds San Diego to Bowl Destination for 2020-2025

According to the press release, the conference will now send a team to the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl.

Platform Science Looks to Get Telematics Systems Working Together

Company Has Raised $28M, Plans to Start With Bigger Fleets

A number of tech firms are trying to overhaul the trucking industry.

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Fresno County RV Park Sold To San Diego Company For $3.2M

Park is along the Kings River

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San Diego Apartment Complex Sold For Nearly $2.2M

Complex has eight apartments

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Mercato Closes $4M Funding Round

E-Commerce Startup Aims to Deliver for Independent Grocers

Mercato, a San Diego startup building an e-commerce platform for independent grocers, recently closed a $4 million funding round.

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Incubator Shuts Down Amid Allegations

STARTUPS: Eleven Companies Affected By Sudden Closure

With its CEO and board members facing allegations in a civil lawsuit, tech incubator ThinkTank Innovation Inc. suddenly shut down on July 8.

GroGuru Names EvoNexus’ Moore To Its Board

Agtech Co. Developing Sensors to Monitor Moisture, Salinity

GroGuru, a San Diego startup building sensors for crops, named EvoNexus CEO Rory Moore to its board on July 1.

StemoniX’s Growth Pushes It Into New Larger Facility

Its microOrgan Platform Provides More Human-Like Testing Opportunities

StemoniX — a San Diego biotech that grows micro organs from stem cells for drug testing — moved into a larger research facility this month.

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Scripps Research Leading International Partnership For HIV Vaccine

NIH Division Will Provide Grant of $129 Million

An international partnership led by Scripps Research on July 10 pulled in a $129 million grant to bring a potential HIV vaccination into clinical testing.

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PlantBased PopUP Feeds Mind & Body

Clients Want Experiences; Restaurants Get a Draw For New Customers

As San Diego continues to be touted as one of America’s top foodie cities, restauranteurs and chefs around town are staying innovative in order to keep the offerings...

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Miramar Office Building Bought For $13.9 Million

A Miramar office building has been sold to Tappan Corp. of Lake Forest for $13.9 million.

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