Atlanta developer hits pause on $300M development in Jacksonville

In February, Atlanta-based developer Jeff Fuqua started pre-leasing for his $300 million urban mixed-used project in Jacksonville within the Skinner family’s 1,200-acre masterplanned community near the St. Johns Town Center. By mid-June, the plan was shelved, another indication of how quickly the Covid-19 pandemic has changed the financial realities of businesses across the country.

“I think they still want to come back to the table, but the timeline just didn’t make sense at this point,” said…


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Atlanta developer hits pause on 0M development in Jacksonville

These Cobb County businesses received $7.5 million in Covid-19 relief funds

More than 400 Cobb County businesses split about $7.5 million in relief grants from the county’s chamber of commerce, with funding that ranged between $1,000 and $40,000.

Cobb County, in partnership with its SelectCobb initiative devoted to fostering economic development, provided funding to 409 businesses with the aim of mitigating the financial impact of Covid-19. The funds came through a portion of the county’s disbursement of The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.…


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These Cobb County businesses received .5 million in Covid-19 relief funds

2020 human capital survey reveals that employees want not just to be included, but to belong

When businesses in the South first started to address diversity and inclusion on a formal level,it seemed like it was discussed mostly in terms of creating workplaces free from bias. How do we foster environments that are fair to all people, that provide equal opportunity? That’s how the conversation went.

But what about today? Is our understanding of inclusion evolving? Is it changing in a way that mirrors what we see in today’s society, including the seminal impacts of Covid-19 and social…


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2020 human capital survey reveals that employees want not just to be included, but to belong

BOBO Intriguing Objects owner to add new showroom in The Works adaptive reuse project

Mark Sage, whose BOBO Intriguing Objects features antiques popular among local buyers and home furnishing retailers such as Restoration Hardware, is putting a new showroom at an 80-acre adaptive reuse project on Atlanta’s Upper West side.

Sage is opening his first direct-to-consumer retail furnishings shop at The Works, a project along Chattahoochee Avenue where 20th Century industrial buildings are being turned into trendy restaurants, new housing and loft offices. 

BOBO Intriguing Objects…


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BOBO Intriguing Objects owner to add new showroom in The Works adaptive reuse project

Gulfstream opens new Atlanta parts distribution center near the airport

Savannah-based Gulfstream Aerospace has opened a customer support parts distribution center within 2-3 miles of the Atlanta airport.

Previously, Gulfstream customers who needed parts were served by the Customer Support Distribution Center in Savannah, which remains open, a spokesperson said.

Gulfstream’s new warehouse space is provided by third-party logistics company Crane Worldwide Logistics, which operates a more than 450,000-square-foot facility at 185 Southside Industrial Pkwy. SE in Atlanta.…


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Gulfstream opens new Atlanta parts distribution center near the airport