Columbia Real Estate Update as of 02-24-2012
Here is the latest Columbia SC News and Business Report as of 02-24-2012. For real estate information visit our web site.
TODAY'S HEADLINES | FEB. 24, 2012
At a University of South Carolina forum on clean energy, Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers indicated Thursday that Duke Energy believes multiple utilities participating in new nuclear construction will be the norm rather than the exception in the future.
The S.C. State Ports Authority reported that operating earnings fell 45% year-over-year because of increased gate expenses and the move of two cranes across the harbor. Year-over-year revenues, however, increased 6.5% to $75.3 million.
Net income attributable to Fluor for 2011 reached $594 million, or $3.40 per diluted share, the engineering and construction company reported Wednesday. Fluor finished the year with its consolidated backlog at a record high, the company said.
The Spartanburg-based payday lender, which is being acquired by a company in Mexico City, said Wednesday it may cease operating in Canada and the U.K. by the end of the year.
The second annual event in Columbia seeks to connect leaders in transportation, distribution and logistics industries to learn the latest trends and the state’s economic development plans.
Get information about top businesses in the region through the Business Report's online lists. Sample the list of health/insurance technology companies in the Midlands ranked by number of full-time employees here or browse the main research page here. Each week, the Daily Report offers a new featured list for readers.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University seeks adjunct instructors to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in a variety of specialized areas one evening per week. Candidates must have a master's degree for undergraduate courses and a doctorate degree to teach graduate courses. Learn more or apply here.