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Columbia Real Estate Update 7-5-2011

Posted By: Craig Summerall In: Real Estate News
Date: Tue, Jul 5th 2011 3:10 pm


Sonoco buys Britain’s Robinson Paperboard Packaging

Sonoco UK Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hartsville-based Sonoco, completed the acquisition of the assets of Robinson Paperboard Packaging Ltd., a division of Robinson PLC.

Fitch affirms SCANA and subsidiaries’ ratings

Fitch Ratings affirmed the BBB+ debt ratings of SCANA Corp. and its regulated subsidiaries S.C. Electric and Gas Co. and Public Service Co. of North Carolina. Fitch said the ratings of SCE&G reflect the substantial financial commitment of its plan to construct two nuclear units for service in 2016 and 2019.

Palmetto Health leases space in Stephenson Center

Palmetto Health Alliance has leased 13,000 square feet of office space in Columbia’s Stephenson Center, in a transaction valued at more than $1 million.

Bryant named chair of S.C. Bankers Association

Sharon W. Bryant, regional executive vice president for First Citizens’ Central South Carolina region, has been named to chair the South Carolina Bankers Association.

ActioNet selects Companion Data Services

Columbia-based Companion Data Services will provide hosting and data management services for ActioNet Inc. in support of of ActioNet’s work with the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

S.C. Economic Developers’ Association elects president

Heather Simmons Jones is business development manager for Find Great People LLC in Columbia and will serve as the association's president. Jennifer Noel, executive vice president of the Upstate South Carolina Alliance in Greenville, was elected vice president.

Job of the Week

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