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Columbia, SC Real Estate Update as of 11-22-2011

Posted By: Craig Summerall In: Local News
Date: Tue, Nov 22nd 2011 12:17 pm

TODAY'S HEADLINES | NOV. 22, 2011

 

Aerospace company lands in Orangeburg County

GKN announced plans to invest $38 million and create 278 jobs at a new facility near Interstate 26 and U.S. Route 301. Based in England, the aerospace manufacturer will make parts for the new HondaJet, a light business plane.

Gov. Haley gives support to Alcoa in power negotiations

Alcoa has threatened to close its plant if the aluminum smelter can’t negotiate a better rate with its power supplier, Santee Cooper. The plant’s contract ends in 2015. It opened in Berkeley County in 1980 and employs 562 full-time workers.

Santee Cooper powering green efforts

The electric company’s environmental report released today highlights its accomplishments in 2010-2011, including milestones in its two first-in-South Carolina programs: Green Power and Reduce The Use.

Best-selling author to speak at SmartState conference

Saul Singer, best-selling co-author of Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle, will discuss how Israel became an economic power at the SmartState Program’s inaugural national conference in December at the Charleston Place Hotel.

List of the Week

Get information about the top businesses in the region through the Business Report's online lists. Sample our Lobbyists list or browse the main research page. Each week, the Daily Report offers a new featured list for readers.

Job of the Week

The professional improvement organization Dale Carnegie Training is seeking full-time sales consultants. The position allows the opportunity to create new business with companies and manage existing client relationships. Learn more or apply here.

 

 

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