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