Columbia Real Estate Update 8-18-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / AUG. 18, 2011
Spirit expands service to metro South Carolina
The Columbia-based telecommunications provider began the expansion of services in January and so far has turned up the speed on its service in the Columbia, Charleston and Greenville markets.
Foreclosures down 21% across S.C. in July
A monthly U.S. Foreclosure Market Report shows a continuing trend in South Carolina and across the U.S., but market experts said it’s based on efforts to help distressed homeowners and not a clear indication the housing market is making a strong comeback.
Thorne joins Companion Property & Casualty as CFO
Formerly with Deloitte & Touche, Jennifer Thorne now is responsible for accounting and financial reporting for all of Columbia-based Companion Property & Casualty’s units.
SCDOT receives $9.2 million in federal highway funds
The grants from the Federal Highway Administration will pay for 11 projects across South Carolina, including $2 million for upgrades to Interstate 20 in Kershaw County.
Best Places to Work in S.C. unveils 27 finalists
An event will be held Oct. 4 in Columbia to announce the winners from among the finalists, who represent a variety of industries and regions. The annual project uses employer questionnaires about policies and benefits, along with employee engagement and satisfaction surveys to determine the best companies to work for in South Carolina.
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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