Columbia SC Real Estate Update as of 03-01-2013
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TODAY'S HEADLINES | MARCH 1, 2013
The Philadelphia-based retailer, which sells apparel and furnishings aimed at the tastes of 18- to 30-year-olds, plans to open its first Columbia outlet this July in the heart of the Vista.
Local, state and federal officials broke ground on the S.C. Inland Port today, a development that will link the Upstate to docks at the Port of Charleston through an overnight train service. Sen. Lindsey Graham said the inland port will pay "great dividends" for the state.
The S.C. Collectors Association said its contribution to the economy is more than recovering overdue bills. In South Carolina, the industry accounts for more than 4,000 jobs and a payroll of $151 million.
The company said the reduction in temporary labor at the Boeing South Carolina plant is part of a larger plan to use fewer contract workers and more direct-hire employees from the local labor pool. A spokeswoman said the company expects overall employment to be flat or slightly down at the end of the year.
Communities will use the money to fund projects such as improving existing water and wastewater treatment systems to serve customers and prepare for economic development.
The Business Report has published its list of professional staffing agencies. View the top three or search our database. Lists are available to purchase in Excel format. Submissions are being accepted for our Accounting Firms and Distribution Centers lists.
The Daily Report is published by the Columbia Regional Business Report, a publication of SC Biz News.
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