Columbia SC Real Estate Update as of 08-29-2012
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TODAY'S HEADLINES | AUG. 29, 2012
An international horse park in Aiken could host 225 events each year, attracting almost 500,000 visitors and creating an economic impact of $38 million a year. However, the cost of building such a facility would be between $98 million and $136 million, researchers estimated.
Louis B. Lynn, president of Enviro AgScience, will serve on the BB&T Corp.’s governing board. Lynn was already a member of the board of directors of Branch Banking and Trust Co. The change is part of a larger restructuring in which BB&T is making the boards of the parent company and its largest operating unit identical.
South Carolina-headquartered banks collectively made $85 million in the first six months of the year, according to federal figures. That’s a swing of $102 million and $474 million, respectively, from the same six-month time frames in the past two years.
The Columbia-based insurance company said its voluntary group plan helps pay bills for critical illnesses and cancer. The insurance supplements major medical coverage by helping pay the direct and indirect costs associated with serious health problems.
Dillon County schools received $25,000 and Calhoun County schools received $10,000. The grants from the Monsanto Fund will be used to upgrade technology for teaching science and math.
The Columbia Regional Business Report published its list of business communications companies ranked by number of local employees. View the top three or search the entire database. We are accepting submissions for Engineering Cos., Manufacturers and Industrial Staffing Agencies. 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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