Columbia Real Estate Update 6-10-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / JUNE 10, 2011
USC to receive $11M for deferred maintenance
The University of South Carolina expects to receive $11 million in the new state budget for deferred maintenance, which has mounted to tens of millions of dollars as state spending on higher education has shrunk in recent years.
Politicians, Boeing employees open assembly building
Politicians and Boeing executives spoke briefly during the ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday in North Charleston for a 787 Dreamliner final assembly plant, describing the event as historic and a game changer for the state of South Carolina.
Providence heart program rated in top 10% nationally
For the ninth consecutive rating period, the Providence Heart & Vascular Institute has received a three-star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, which denotes the highest category of quality as judged by the society.
Yandle: GDP growth decreases to 1.8%
Industrial growth stalled and United States auto production fell 8.9% because of supply disruptions related to the earthquake in Japan, according to Clemson University economist Bruce Yandle’s June economic situation report.
List of the Week
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Job of the Week
Verizon Wireless is hiring a retail sales representative in Lexington. The full-time job entails using interpersonal skills to close sales and surpass quotas. The job requires at least one to two years’ sales experience in a commission environment. A college degree and Spanish language skills are a plus. Benefits include health insurance, 401(k), phone discounts, tuition assistance and work-life programs. Learn more or apply here.
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