Eric Smith was most recently the COO and CIO at Armada Hoffler Properties, also in Va. Beach.
Virginia Beach-based real estate investment company Croatan Investments announced Monday that Eric Smith will serve as its new managing principal and chief investment officer. Smith was most recently the chief operating officer and CIO at Armada Hoffler Properties, also in Virginia Beach. During his career, he’s worked with multifamily, retail, office, mixed-use and hospitality clients.
Congress is still negotiating replenishment of the fund.
The Small Business Administration’s (SBA) $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) relief fund officially ran dry Thursday morning, as expected. “The SBA is currently unable to accept new applications for the Paycheck Protection Program based on available appropriations funding,” according to the SBA’s PPP page. Small businesses that receive the forgivable loans are allowed to
More than $315 billion of the $349 billion federal relief fund for small businesses was loaned as of late Wednesday evening.
The Small Business Administration’s (SBA) $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) relief fund is expected to be exhausted by early Thursday. Since the application process for the fully forgivable loans opened on April 3, Virginia banks have been flooded with nearly 30,000 applications totaling $6.6 billion worth of requests from small businesses hurt by the
Atlantic Union Bank, BB&T, SunTrust and others have reported issues.
Some of the top banks in Virginia in terms of 2019 deposits reported issues with customers being unable to access their online banking accounts Wednesday — the same day that millions of Americans expected to receive federal stimulus checks of at least $1,200 deposited into their accounts. “Downtime for banking systems is so incredibly rare,”
LLC formed by bank purchased nearby parking garage for $8.5M
Suffolk-based TowneBank is moving closer to purchasing the 22-story Norfolk Southern Tower, reaching an agreement to purchase a nearby downtown Norfolk parking garage for $8.5 million. TowneBank hopes to close on the parking garage and the Norfolk Southern building this summer, TowneBank spokesperson Joel Rubin said Thursday. TowneBank’s headquarters will remain in Suffolk. No sales price
Banks still open for businesses but are settling in to their new normal.
Virginia Business virtually sat down with Virginia Bankers Association President and CEO Bruce Whitehurst and Chairman Jeff Haley, who is also president and CEO of Danville-based American National Bank & Trust Co. This is part of an ongoing series of conversations with Virginians about how their work lives and businesses have changed during the pandemic. Virginia
CPA exam is changing to adapt to digital era
Forget the CPA number nerds of the past with pencil marks on their starched white shirts. Tomorrow’s CPAs will be better versed in information technology, analysis and problem-solving techniques. An evolution is taking place in the accounting industry to enhance analytical and critical thinking skills among future certified public accountants. The shift focuses on putting
Qualifying Virginia businesses can apply for grants to Natural Capital Investment Fund.
Truist Financial Corp. is donating $2 million to community development financial institutions to support grants to small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in states served by the bank. “Small businesses are significantly affected by the steps the nation is taking to combat COVID-19, and it’s important we support them,” said Truist Chief Community Reinvestment
A snapshot of how accountants and CPAs are adapting to telework during COVID-19 crisis
Virginia Business virtually sat down with Gary Thomson, managing partner of Richmond-based Thomson Consulting LLC and chairman of the board of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, to get a feel for how the accounting industry has adapted to doing business during the coronavirus crisis. This is the first of a series of conversations
Few will remain open with increased sanitation.
Virginia banks are open for business during the coronavirus crisis, but many are practicing social distancing by closing their lobbies to the public and only allowing in-person visits by appointment. “Providing safe and reliable service is a key priority for every one of our banks, especially in challenging times,” Virginia Bankers Association (VBA) Chairman Jeff