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Columbia, SC Real Estate Update as of 06-04-2012

Posted By: Craig Summerall In: Local News
Date: Tue, Jun 5th 2012 11:53 am

Here is the latest Columbia SC News and Business Report as of 06-04-2012. 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 |   JUNE 4, 2012

Benedict College seeks city   approval for new dormitory

The college is seeking to   build a 100-suite, four-story dormitory at 2100 Two Notch Road, at the corner   of Read Street, to house as many as 394 students. The project is on the city   Planning Commission’s agenda for its meeting tonight.

USC reports record number of   Fulbright scholars

The 12 Fulbright scholars   will represent the University of South Carolina abroad in 2012-13, conducting   research, studying and serving as English teachers. Students are chosen for   the program based on academic merit and leadership potential.

                 
   

   
   

   

 

         
   

   

SunTrust Mortgage settles   discrimination lawsuit

The mortgage lending   subsidiary of the 11th-largest U.S. commercial bank has agreed to pay $21   million to resolve a lawsuit by the U.S. Department of Justice that said it   engaged in a pattern of discrimination that increased loan prices for many   qualified African-American and Hispanic borrowers.

Trader Joe’s to open first   Midlands store in 2013

The California-based food   retailer will be entering the Midlands market about six months after   competitor Whole Foods opens its first Columbia store. The privately held   grocery chain will be moving into the Forest Drive facility that once housed   the Columbia Athletic Club.

 

                 
   

   
   

   

 

         
   

   


  May sales of S.C.-built BMW   vehicles up nearly 24%

Some 6,000 sports   activity vehicles produced at the Spartanburg County plant sold last month in   the United States. Year-to-date sales for BMW brand vehicles are up 13.8% on   sales of 104,779 vehicles compared with 92,068 for the same period in 2011.

Flex building sells for $650K in   Richland County

Queen Street LLC, a real   estate investment group, purchased the 25,000-square-foot property with the   intention of seeking a tenant or reselling it, brokers at NAI Avant said. The   property is located just off Farrow Road in northeast Richland County.

                 
   

   
   

   

 

SCBT recruits Amacher for wealth   management

         
   

   

Michael Amacher was named   retirement plan services division manager. He will lead the growth of   specialized advisory services to businesses and organizations sponsoring retirement   plans such as 401(k), 403(b), pensions and profit-sharing plans for   employees.

Add your company to our upcoming   lists

The Columbia Regional Business   Report will be featuring the following lists in upcoming print   issues. Add your company to our database.

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

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