Columbia Real Estate Update 5-25-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / MAY 25, 2011
The S.C. House of Representatives last week gave final approval to a measure that would exempt the big national Internet retailer Amazon.com from the requirement that it collect sales taxes for several years on items sold to South Carolina residents.
The store at 1601 Main St. dates back to the 1870s, and has been home to a dry goods store, grocery store, shoe and boot store, a saloon, and an undertaker service. Most recently, the building was the home of Lourie’s, a men’s clothing store, for 40 years.
W2E-Organic Power and BioEnergy Technologies received contracts from Santee Cooper to provide the utility with 3.2 megawatts of renewable energy.
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd will join a yet-to-be-named national retailer and a corporate headquarters at a nine-story development at Main and Washington streets, the site of the former Woolworth building in downtown Greenville.
Charles M. “Charley” Potok, who helped create Companion Property & Casualty Insurance Group and then oversaw its growth for 27 years as the company's top executive, plans to retire effective June 1.
The Beach Company is looking to hire an assistant manager in Columbia. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. College education is preferred. Applicant must have a current SC Property Manager's license or obtain it within 90 days of start date and should hold or be working to attain the professional designation of Certified Apartment Manager or Accredited Property Manager. Additionally, two years’ experience as either a leasing consultant or an assistant manager at other properties is required. Learn more or apply here.
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