Columbia Real Estate Upate 8-11-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / AUG. 11, 2011
The report from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is the clearest signal yet that the government does not intend to block U.S. nuclear projects because of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Small business loans backed by the federal government have nearly doubled in South Carolina, according to new data from the South Carolina district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Among the state’s top SBA lenders, TD Bank has doubled its volume and Bank of Travelers Rest has tripled its amount of SBA lending to small businesses.
Tom Milliken of NAI Avant recently brokered the sale of 29.5 acres in northeast Richland County.
The federal Housing and Urban Development Department will provide $1.3 million to Beaufort County, Rock Hill and Summerville for community development and affordable housing. That’s on top of $2.9 million announced Friday for housing grants in Charleston County.
The state’s passage rate rose from 69% in 2009 to 75.3% in 2010 — nearly three percentage points higher than the overall national passing rate of 72.6%.
The Larry Dempsey Agency is currently seeking a licensed sales producer for its West Columbia office. The candidate must be self-motivated, with a passion for helping others. A property and casualty license is required; a life, accident and health license would be a plus. Learn more or apply here.
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