Columbia Real Estate Update 8-17-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / AUG. 17, 2011
PolyQuest to expand in Darlington County
The distributor of virgin and recycled polyethylene terephthalate resins, said the expansion of its Darlington County recycling and distribution facility will result in an investment of $8 million and creation of about 20 new jobs.
S.C. College of Pharmacy opens doors in Greenville
The state pharmacy school at Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center is the third campus for the program founded by the University of South Carolina and the Medical University of South Carolina. Seventeen third-year pharmacy students recently transferred to the new campus.
Banning to foster cooperation on economic issues
Lexington County leaders are seeking to work in concert with other communities in promoting economic growth. William B. Banning will work out of the Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce and report to chamber president Randy Halfacre.
Always Best Care launches drug discount plan
The program is backed by WellDyne, a national pharmacy benefits manager. Always Best Care provides non-medical in-home care, assisted living placement services and skilled home health care.
Two faculty join USC School of Medicine
Dr. Allison M. Westcott and Dr. Allison B. Giddings have joined the School of Medicine department of obstetrics and gynecology as full-time clinical faculty members.
Job of the Week
The Beach Co. is seeking leasing consultant for CanalSide Lofts in Columbia. The leasing consultant will assist the site manager and the assistant manager with duties including efficiency, turnover rate, occupancy and budgetary performance. The ideal candidate should have one year practical leasing experience or training in sales or marketing. Learn more or apply here.
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