Columbia Real Estate Update 10-21-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES | OCT. 21, 2011
Unemployment in the Columbia metropolitan statistical area, which comprises six counties, shrank to 9.2% in September from 9.7% in August. Lexington County continued to have the lowest rate in the state, down 0.4 percentage point in September to 8.1% from 8.5% in August. Richland County’s rate was down 0.6 percentage point to 9.6% from 10.2% in August.
NAI Avant brokered the transaction for 50,000-square-foot warehouse on Shop Road.
Service Management Distribution has opened a building products distribution facility in Clarendon County. The facility employs eight people, and SMD has plans to grow the operation as its business expands in the region.
USC’s Darla Moore School of Business ranked 30th on the list of Top 100 business schools in the Aspen Institute’s 2011-12 edition of “Beyond Grey Pinstripes.”
Hartsville-headquartered Sonoco announced sale of $500 million notes and plans to use proceeds for acquisition of Tegrant Holding Corp.
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