Columbia Real Estate Update 6-29-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / JUNE 29, 2011
Carolinas AGC construction barometer down 0.8%
Slightly stronger business conditions observed across the first quarter of 2011 were offset by falling contractor expectations about future business conditions, coupled with rising wholesale prices.
House makes short work of capital reserve fund veto
By a vote of 112-1, the House overrode Gov. Nikki Haley’s veto of $107 million in capital reserve fund spending. It still must vote on 34 other budget vetoes, which total $105 million.
Midlands Tech CFO to lead higher education group
Ronald L. Rhames, the college’s senior vice president for business affairs was elected president of the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers.
SCRA partners with InnoMobility conference
Columbia-based SCRA is the newest anchor partner of Greenville’s InnoMobility 2011 Global Conference. The conference will be in Greenville from Oct. 18 to 19 at the TD Convention Center.
S.C. to receive $33M for community development
The state will use the money to build affordable housing across the state, including in Sumter County, the city of Sumter and Lexington County. It will also be used to help find homes for the homeless and provide housing for people with AIDS.
Massage Envy leases third Columbia location
The massage chain has leased its third location in the Midlands and aims to open in the Village at Sandhill in August. The location will be the chain’s first in Columbia to also offer facials.
Job of the Week
The Beach Company is looking to hire a maintenance technician in Columbia. A high school education or equivalent certification with 3-5 years’ experience in the areas of HVAC, carpentry, dry wall, appliances, plumbing, masonry, roofing and electrical repair is preferred. A Certified Pool Operator certification is required. Learn more or apply here.
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