Columbia Real Estate Update 5-31-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / MAY 31, 2011
SCE&G files for rate increase to reduce building costs
S.C. Electric & Gas Co. today filed for an overall 2.7% increase to electric rates with the Public Service Commission of South Carolina and the S.C. Office of Regulatory Staff.
Study links obesity to decreased activity in workplace
A new study co-authored by a University of South Carolina professor has found that the decrease in workplace physical activity over the past 50 years is a significant contributor to the obesity epidemic.
Dennis Corp. names new chief operating officer
Dennis Corp. announced that Ross Travis has been named chief operating officer. Over the past three years, Travis has worked for the company as a project manager for aviation, building construction management, structural engineering and roadway design projects.
South Carolina speeds up access to health care records
Health Sciences South Carolina announced that its program, the Center for Information Technology Implementation Assistance, has met its initial enrollment goal of 1,000 health care providers across the state as part of the national effort to accelerate the adoption of electronic health records.
Columbia one of Amazon’s Most Well-Read Cities
After compiling sales data of all book, magazine and newspaper sales in both print and Kindle format since Jan. 1 on a per capita basis in U.S. cities with more than 100,000 residents, Columbia is the nation’s 16th most well-read city.
Job of the Week
The Beach Company is looking to hire an assistant manager in Columbia. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. College education is preferred. Applicant must have a current SC Property Manager's license or obtain it within 90 days of start date and should hold or be working to attain the professional designation of Certified Apartment Manager or Accredited Property Manager. Additionally, two years’ experience as either a leasing consultant or an assistant manager at other properties is required. Learn more or apply here.
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