Columbia Real Estate Update 9-21-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / SEPT. 21, 2011
The tire manufacturer expects to create more than 850 jobs while making the largest capital investment in state history. The new off-road radial tire plant will be located at Aiken County's Sage Mill Industrial Park.
The S.C. Chamber of Commerce joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in filing a legal challenge to the National Labor Relations Board’s new rule requiring businesses to post notices explaining employees’ rights to unionize. The chambers allege that the rule violates the First Amendment.
The program was created to recognize customers and Sonoco facilities for achieving significant milestones in landfill diversion and waste stream reduction.
Sales of existing homes nationwide increased 7.7% in August to an annualized rate of 5.03 million units. Single-family home sales accounted for most of the gain, as all four regions of the country reported increased sales activity.
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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