Columbia Real Estate Update 11-18-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES | NOV. 18, 2011
The online retailer says about 1,000 people are on the job at the facility working to fulfill orders in time for the holidays. Products will be flowing in and out of the center by rail, truck and air, a spokesman said.
The $20 million shopping center will serve 15,000 service members, retirees and families living in the Sumter area. Meanwhile, some 630 new homes will be built in the $270 million housing project.
Kenneth Paul Holmes, 48, of Chapin, was sentenced to five months in prison and ordered to pay $2.4 million in restitution following his guilty plea for conspiracy to commit bank fraud, U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles said.
Palmetto Health Foundation kicks off its 22nd Festival of Trees Saturday at Village at Sandhill on Two Notch and Clemson roads in northeast Columbia. Decorated trees, wreaths and tabletop trees will be up for bid during a weekend-long silent auction to benefit Palmetto Health Children's Hospital.
The maker of armored vehicles said it plans to expand operations in Charleston County, invest $5.8 million and generate more than 50 new jobs over the next three years. The move will more than double its manufacturing space to 75,000 square feet.
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Sawgrass Technologies, a Charleston-based developer of digital printing technologies, is seeking a business innovation director. The position will be responsible for researching, vetting, prioritizing and introducing the company's technology to new markets, in order to create long-term revenue opportunities. Learn more or apply here.
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