Columbia Real Estate Update 9-20-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / SEPT. 20, 2011
The latest brain research finds students learn best in natural daylight, which keeps them more alert. Also changes in pedagogy require more space for students to collaborate meaning more community areas and less the confines of a typical classroom.
The State Budget and Control Board today approved a $35.9 million economic development revenue bond aimed at building a paper tissue plant in Barnwell County and creating 200 jobs.
Public policy makers will most likely consider possible changes to the plan, including benefit structure and contribution rates, in an effort to put the plan on more solid fiscal ground, according to a statement by the S.C. Retirement System.
New Carolina, South Carolina’s public-private council on competitiveness, will celebrate its seventh anniversary by bringing back the global authority on regional and national strategies to build competitive economies based upon “clusters” of similar businesses.
A public hearing will be held Oct. 27 to determine what issues investigators should consider in writing a environmental impact statement for the Lancaster gold mine.
The FirmaCap pallet cap fits tightly over loaded pallets and securely holds products in place during shipping and warehousing. Designed to work with all 44-by-56-inch pallets used for shipping bottles and cans, FirmaCap pallet caps provide an alternative to the heavier wood boards currently used in the industry.
The Beach Co. is looking to hire a maintenance technician in Columbia. A high school education or equivalent certification with three to five years’ experience in HVAC, carpentry, drywall, appliances, plumbing, masonry, roofing and electrical repair is preferred. A Certified Pool Operator certification is required. Learn more or apply here.
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