Columbia SC Real Estate Update as of 03-15-2013
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TODAY'S HEADLINES | MARCH 15, 2013
The transportation, distribution and logistics industry accounted for 15 new economic development projects that were announced in 2012, Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt said this week at the TDL Summit. The new investment of $370 million will create 2,200 jobs.
The donation by Columbia lawyers Steven W. Hamm and Charles L. Dibble is the result of the settlement of a class-action lawsuit against American General Finance Inc. The money will help USC in its efforts to build an $80 million law school building in Columbia.
In South Carolina, one in every 739 homes had a foreclosure filing in February, representing a decrease of nearly 35% from the year prior, according to the foreclosure tracking firm RealtyTrac. Nationwide, foreclosures were down 25% from February 2012.
Geraldine Knatz, executive director for the Port of Los Angeles, said she and other West Coast port officials are fighting to keep cargo from bypassing their coast after the Panama Canal expands.
The parent company of First Bank recently purchased a building in downtown Southern Pines, N.C., where it seeks to move its corporate headquarters. The bank has nine branches in South Carolina, in Cheraw, Dillon, Florence, Jefferson, Latta and Little River.
The Columbia Regional Business Report has published its list of health and accident insurance companies in the state. View the top three or search our database. Lists are available to purchase in Excel format. Submissions are being accepted for our Law Firms, Executive Recruiters 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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