Columbia SC Real Estate Update 5-9-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / MAY 9, 2011
The Greenville-based tire maker said the new investment brings the total amount invested at the Lexington site to more than $1 billion since it was established in 1981. The latest project, for which all equipment will be installed by the first half of 2013, will create 270 new jobs, phased in over the next two years, the company said.
Three South Carolina companies have received funding from SC Launch after making presentations to the organization’s board of directors, including Dannar of Greenville, Senex Biotechnology of Columbia and Charleston-based Madeira.
The Ernst & Young LLP awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
Johnnie B. Gray, 29, of Columbia, was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court for infringement of copyright, a violation of federal law, U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles said, based upon Gray’s confession that he copied and sold commercial movies
Each week the Daily Report publishes a calendar of who is entertaining our legislators.
The National Golf Course Owners Association is looking to hire an account manager. The part-time, commission-only position requires aggressive business-to-business phone sales, with daily call quotas and weekly revenue goals. A background in the business is preferred. Netforum software experience is a plus. Learn more or apply here.
A story published in the Daily Report on Friday incorrectly identified the business division TD Bank intends to close in Lexington as part of a consolidation plan. The company plans to close only the Lexington call center in June and consolidate those operations at existing centers in Auburn, Maine, Springfield, Mass., and Mount Laurel, N.J., a spokeswoman said. The Daily Report regrets the error. Read the story online here.