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Aviation industrial park in Florida’s Santa Rosa County on track for Phase I completion in spring 2021

Borrowing from the parlance of pilots, Santa Rosa County is “on final approach” to one of the most distinctive aviation industrial parks in America – one that will share space with the U.S. Navy’s iconic Whiting Field, where generations of Navy, Marine, and Coast Guard pilots have been trained. When it’s complete, the park will offer 239 acres of industrial property that is perfect for military contractors and civilian aviation companies as well. How the park came to be underscores Santa…

Private-company CFO considerations for SPACs

Investors typically evaluate businesses based on several factors, including the management team, but those who back special-purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) are betting primarily on management’s credibility, capability, and experience. That’s because SPAC IPOs approach investors before they have any commercial operations. SPACs reverse the traditional IPO process, going public first with a well-regarded executive or team raising money whose intention is to identify and acquire a private…

Founder of Home Depot’s ex-ad agency quits after making racist comments

The founder of The Home Depot Inc.’s former long-time agency has quit after making racist comments. Dallas-based The Richards Group said Oct. 15 that, effective immediately, Stan Richards will step away from all operations. The move comes two days after Home Depot (NYSE: HD) cut ties with the agency, which it had used for more than 25 years, due to racist comments by Stan Richards. The Richards Group created Home Depot’s advertising theme line, “More saving. More doing. That’s the power of…

‘It’s Complicated’ podcast: Planning for the future during the pandemic

As the pandemic drags on, a growing number of small business owners in metro Atlanta are considering how to prepare if they get sick and can no longer run their business. Just as entrepreneurs create a business plan when they start a company, consultants also suggest creating a continuity plan. “A business continuity plan should be in place for every business no matter how small because you’ve got to plan for unexpected circumstances or conditions that may arise,” said Mark Collier a faculty…