Sorrento Mesa has become San Diego’s technology, life science and pharmaceutical hub, thanks to its close proximity to UCSD and Scripps institute and the presence of Qualcomm. Parallel Capital Partners has renewed a 200,000-square-foot lease with American Specialty Health Inc. at The Elements in a deal valued at $110 million. Parallel recently invested $3.5 million into the property, and has a deep understanding of the evolution in the market. We sat down with Matt Root, CEO of Parallel Capital Partners, for an exclusive interview to talk about how Sorrento became a major tech hub.