Will become the nation’s 18th largest real estate investment trust after its recently announced deal to acquire New York-based American Realty Capital Trust Inc. The transaction is valued at $2.95-billion.
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Asking for a Raise in a Recession. What??? Are you Nuts? By Richard M. Knappen, President, Chessmen Career Movers If you are known as a person who gets things done, one who takes on additional responsibility outside of your job descriptions with a positive “can-do” attitude, if you are one who others look to for [...]
AL International – Chula Vista: Announced that it has launched the company’s Southeast Asia Sales Department. AL International’s subsidiary, DrinkACT, is leading the company’s sales efforts in Asia. Also, AL International recently established an office and distribution center in the Philippines and Singapore. AL International offers more than 400 healthy lifestyle products sold thrugh a [...]
Cubic Corp. – San Diego: Has signed a prime contract with a major Middle East customer to provide comprehensive marksmanship and small arms training capabilities. Worth more than $120-million, including various options, it is the single largest contract ever awarded to Cubic’s Simulation Systems Division, based in Orlando, FL.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems – Is being awarded a $9.3-million contract for seven Fixed Ground Control Stations. The work is to be performed in Poway, and completion date is by year-end 2012.
“Merry Christmas,” You’re Hired! By Richard M. Knappen, President, Chessmen Career Movers Is the holiday season, Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, a bad time to do a job search? A common misconception holds that the holiday season is a time for the job search candidate to take it easy. Feeling that no hiring will [...]
Computer Sciences Corp. – Is being awarded a contract to provide Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence support. Work will be performed in San Diego.
San Diego Convention Center – has received conditional approval from the San Diego Unified Port District to help fund the $550-million cost for the proposed expansion of the Convention Center. Scott Peters is Port District Chairman.
BAE Systems – And AVX Aircraft Co. have combined to compete for the US Navy’s Medium Range Maritime Unmanned Aerial System. The companies view their expertie in system and subsystem integration and rotocraft design complementary to the needs of the Medium Range Maritime Unmanned Aerial System, a multi-intelligence, reconfigurable platform for operation from all-capable ships.