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Columbia Real Estate Update as of 03-05-2012

Posted By: Craig Summerall In: Local News
Date: Tue, Mar 6th 2012 11:09 am

Here is the latest Columbia SC News and Business Report as of 03-05-2012.  Please feel free to visit our web site to search for Columbia SC Real Estate and Properties.  We offer you a complete source for all the listings in the enitre area on our web site.

TODAY'S HEADLINES | MARCH 5, 2012

U.S. highway chief to keynote transportation summit

Victor Mendez, administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, will speak at the March 23 summit at Benedict College in Columbia. The event will focus on disseminating safety data, business opportunities and workforce development information.

S.C. house considers tax credit for hiring jobless vets

Out-of-work veterans deserve a hand up, according to Rep. Bakari Sellers, D-Denmark. That’s one of the reasons why he’s sponsoring a bill that would allow South Carolina employers to claim a $100 tax credit for each unemployed veteran they hire.

 

Midlands Tech gets $5M job training grant

The program will provide IT training for unemployed veterans, minorities, women and others through a technical skills program that includes on-the-job training. Midlands Technical College is one of 43 awardees in the country to receive a grant.

Five Points business sold, renamed

Dr. Rocco's Bar has been sold by Mark's Squared LLC to Conspicuous Consumption, headed by Bradley Morgan. Morgan, 22, is renaming the business to Breakers Bar and Grill.

GSE Lining Technology expands in Williamsburg County

The manufacturer of geosynthetic lining products is expanding its current operations in Williamsburg County. The $5 million investment is expected to generate 24 new jobs.

 

Viewpoint: Finish the Three Rivers Greenway

IN PRINT: Editor James T. Hammond argues public funds need to be committed to finish the Three Rivers Greenway. The two most significant missing parts are about a mile of trail around the Riverbanks Zoo, and a footbridge across the Broad River.

Job of the Week

NAI Avant is seeking a full-time sales assistant and receptionist at its downtown Columbia office. Responsibilities include answering phones and greeting customers, providing administrative support, assisting with mailings and maintaining company calendars. Candidates must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suites. A minimum of one year prior experience is preferred. Learn more or apply here.

 

The Daily Report is published by the Columbia Regional Business Report,
a publication of SC Biz News.

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