San Diego Business Journal


Chargers’ Consultants Tout Benefits of Downtown ‘Convadium’

Consultants for the San Diego Chargers touted “significant positive impact” from a proposed $1.8 downtown stadium and convention facility, as the team unveiled final results of a 90-page consulting study that it commissioned.

Cubic Corp. to Lease Space in Otay Mesa

Cubic Corp. is leasing a 39,000-square-foot facility in Otay Mesa to complement its Tijuana manufacturing space.

Hyperlight Energy Chosen to Participate in DOE Program

The U.S. Department of Energy has chosen La Jolla-based clean tech company Hyperlight Energy as one of 43 small businesses that will work with the DOE’s national labs to "accelerate the transformation toward a clean energy economy," the department announced Tuesday.

Sharp Grossmont Medical Group Acquired by Tennessee Co.

A physician services organization based in Knoxville, Tenn., has acquired all operations of the medical group that staffs and manages Sharp Grossmont Hospital’s emergency department.

Local Hotel Revenue Up 3.5 Percent in First Seven Months of 2016

San Diego County hotel revenue rose 3.5 percent from a year ago, topping $1.6 billion for the first seven months of 2016, even as occupancy dipped 0.4 percent to 78.4 percent, according to the latest monthly data from research firm STR.

Sophiris Bio Inc. Shares Slide After Stock Offering

Shares of Sophiris Bio Inc. were tanking Tuesday on news of the company’s secondary stock offering.

CONNECT Launches Investor Syndicate to Fuel Startups

San Diego’s business accelerator CONNECT is launching a new investor syndicate to help fund “disruptive” technology and life science startups in San Diego.

Zumwalt Headed to San Diego After Commissioning

The U.S. Navy plans to send its futuristic destroyer Zumwalt to San Diego after the ship’s Oct. 15 commissioning ceremony in Baltimore.

Sullivan Solar Power Hires Ness as VP of Sales and Marketing

San Diego-based Sullivan Solar Power announced it has hired Bill Ness as vice president of sales and marketing.

Tri-City Healthcare, UC San Diego Health Finalize Affiliation Agreement

Tri-City Healthcare District and UC San Diego Health have finalized an affiliation agreement under which the university-based system will introduce new physicians and medical services to North County, while the hospital organization and its physicians gain access to additional insured patients.

Pentagon Taps ViaSat for Two Contract Awards

The U.S. Navy’s satellite network is trusty, but it needs an update. So it has tapped ViaSat Inc. for some help.

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Christina Spence Named Executive Director of Escondido Skilled Nursing Facility

Christina Spence has been named executive director of the Life Care Center of Escondido, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility.

San Diego Hunger Coalition Announces Board Changes

The San Diego Hunger Coalition announced changes to its board of directors.

Fate Therapeutics Raises $10.3 Million

San Diego’s Fate Therapeutics has raised $10.3 million in an equity deal, according to a recent form filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Matt Savant Appointed President of Business Operations for San Diego Gulls

Matt Savant, a resident of San Marcos, has been named President of Business Operations for the San Diego Gulls of the American Hockey League.

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Land Brokerage Company Opens Office in San Diego

Irvine-based land brokerage firm Province West has established an office in San Diego, managed by Vice President Eric Weitz. The expansion follows a recently announced strategic alliance between Province West and Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Nathan & Associates Inc.

Zenith Technologies Grows West Coast Operation With New Office in S.D.

Ireland-based Zenith Technologies is opening a new site in San Diego to meet demand for its services on the West Coast.

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New San Diego Retirement Community Planned after $18.5M Land Purchase

Carlsbad-based Continuing Life Communities has acquired a 53-acre land parcel in San Diego’s Scripps Ranch neighborhood for $18.5 million, with plans to develop a new continuing care retirement community.

Singlera Genomics Raises $20 Million in Series A Round

Local startup Singlera Genomics has raised $20 million in a Series A round, the company announced Monday.

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New Restaurants Joining Roster at Del Sur Retail Property

Locally based Waypoint Public, Board & Brew, and Piacere Mio are among four new restaurants joining the tenant lineup at Del Sur Town Center, a new retail property in northeastern San Diego’s Del Sur neighborhood.