Columbia Real Estate Update 6-14-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / JUNE 14, 2011
The state Budget and Control Board today approved the sale of the 166-acre Bull Street property to Greenville developer Bob Hughes for not less than $15 million. The city of Columbia must approve the zoning changes by the end of this year for the sale to be completed.
U.S. Foodservice in Lexington was awarded a $45 million contact as the prime vendor of food and beverage to the U.S. military. Using services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Early proceedings in the National Labor Relations Board’s case against Boeing will focus on administrative issues, not testimony about the company’s decision to open a final assembly and delivery plant in North Charleston.
Southern Recruiters & Consultants Inc. agreed to pay more than $47,000 in damages to resolve allegations that the company submitted fraudulent per diem expenses to the Department of Energy for a temporary employee placed at the Savannah River Site.
Eight executives from the Carolinas were selected by an independent judging panel as Entrepreneur of the Year honorees for the region. The Ernst & Young program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 140 cities and more than 50 countries.
The state of South Carolina, the S.C. Department of Commerce and the S.C. State Ports Authority sued the city of North Charleston Monday, saying the city is misreading a 2002 memorandum of understanding that grants rail access through the southern end of the former Navy base.
The Beach Company is looking to hire an assistant manager in Columbia. Applicant must have a current S.C. 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’ practical experience as either a leasing consultant or an assistant manager at other properties is required. Learn more or apply here.
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