Columbia Real Estate Update 6-15-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / JUNE 15, 2011
The Senate put $100 million into the budget to be used to begin repaying loans made to the state by the federal government to keep the unemployment benefits system afloat. The House raised the amount to $146 million.
The subsidiary of Hartsville-based Sonoco opened The Recycling Center, a landfill diversion facility, today in partnership with Shoosmith Brothers Inc. of Chester, Va. The facility will be operated by Sonoco Recycling at the Shoosmith Brothers landfill in Chester.
BMW Manufacturing Co. has started shipping 4,000 X3 parts or body shells from its Duncan facility to markets in Russia, Thailand, Egypt and India, where final assembly will take place. This is part of the $100M investment BMW is making this year at its S.C. plant.
Gov. Nikki Haley appointed James V. Martin of Columbia, a former assistant director of the S.C. Law Enforcement Division, on Tuesday. He will succeed George Schroeder, who resigned within weeks of his appointment to the new post.
An annual study by Ball State University graded each state on several criteria affecting manufacturing. South Carolina’s manufacturing sector scored well, but the state needs to improve its human capital and innovation, Ball State said.
Derrick Huggins, the University of South Carolina’s associate vice president for transportation, will present his recommendations for the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority at a community meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday at IT-oLogy.
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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