Essay on Summer Place

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MEMORANDUM FROM: Group Members TO: Owners, Summer Place, Inc. DATE: May 26, 2015 RE: Information, Findings and Conclusions on Business and Legal Problems I. Decision Situation, Concern, and Purpose Summer Place wants to expand Diamond Design and Construction, Inc. (Diamond). It is considering a five-year expansion plan in County A located in eastern North Carolina. This expansion would support increased profits and business growth objectives. County A has enacted utility surcharge ordinance to increase economic develop, to recruit professional and skilled workers and to further growth of existing business organizations in the county. The utility surcharge ordinance requires that businesses with 33 or less full…show more content…
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