Columbia Real Estate Update as of 01-30-2012
Here is the latest Columbia SC News and Business Report as of 01-30-2012. For real estate information visit our web site.
TODAY'S HEADLINES | JAN. 30, 2012
The trade publication ENRSoutheast said it foresees $8.5 billion in construction contracts in South Carolina this year. In 2011, the state's final overall value for contracts was about $7.8 billion, or a 12% increase over $6.6 billion in 2010.
The director of the University of South Carolina’s career center says the job market appears to be improving. As of Thursday, 121 firms had registered for the school’s job fair on Wednesday, compared to 100 employers who had signed up for last year’s event.
The gift by James Copenhaver will endow scholarships for University of South Carolina band students, and is expected to generate as much as $50,000 per year for undergraduate scholarships for students enrolled in a USC band program. Copenhaver was director of bands at USC from 1976 to 2010.
Southcon Building Group is seeking a full-time business development director in Mount Pleasant. Responsibilities include day-to-day and overall management of the company’s business development initiatives. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in business or marketing. Learn more or apply here.