Columbia Real Estate Update 11-04-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES | NOV. 4, 2011
SmartState to showcase successes at conference
It is the endowed chairs program's inaugural national conference, titled “Realizing a Knowledge-Based Economy: Bridging Academia, Government and Industry,” set for Dec. 4-6 at the Charleston Place Hotel.
SCRA welcomes new tenants
SCRA announced new tenant companies that are now leasing space at the SCRA USC Innovation Center in Columbia.
Small businesses eye big corporations' taxes
An advocacy organization cites a new report showing that GE, Verizon and 35 other large companies paid no income tax in 2010 on combined profits of $50 billion.
S.C. businesswoman cited for green power system
S.C.-based UEC Electronics manufactures a solar-powered electric system that lessens the need for troops to transport fossil fuel over dangerous roads to bases in Afghanistan.
PwC names market managing partner for Carolinas
Based in Charlotte, Kosmicki will direct the strategy and operations of PwC's offices in Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh, N.C., and Spartanburg, S.C.
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