Columbia Real Estate Update 6-20-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / JUNE 20, 2011
The Columbia campus tuition increase of 3.9% will be taken up by the full board on June 30.
Charlotte-based DAK Americas will acquire the PET business of Wellman Inc. DAK owns the former Eastman Chemical Co. facility near Columbia.
Jennifer Noel will leave the Upstate SC Alliance later this month to take the global business development director position at the S.C. Department of Commerce.
The housing market slumped further in May with statewide home sales dropping 17.2%, pushing year-to-date sales down 9.3%, according to new data from S.C. Realtors. The association said stronger job growth is needed to fuel housing demand.
Liberty Fellowship announced Thursday 23 new fellows selected from more than 300 nominations from across the state for its eighth class. Liberty Fellowship is a statewide leadership program.
The S.C. Society of Association Executives recognized Michael Fields as Executive of the Year during the sixth annual conference on June 6 at the Hilton Head Island Marriott.
The College of Charleston is seeking an MBA placement and recruitment coordinator in Charleston. The coordinator will work with students, faculty, the public, employers and institutions to promote, assess and further the MBA program. A master’s degree is required, as is some experience. Candidates must have or be able to obtain a passport. Learn more or apply here.
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