Columbia Real Estate Update 8-19-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / AUG. 19, 2011
SCANA CEO denies speculation company is for sale
The Cayce-based electric and gas utility’s statement followed a flurry of trading on Thursday, as investors reacted to speculation on internet sites. About 3.9 million shares were traded Thursday.
S.C. jobless rate rose in July to 10.9%
Lexington County once again had the lowest unemployment rate in the state, and the rate shrank to 8.6% in July from 8.8% in June. But the new rate was up from 8.2% in July 2010. The manufacturing sector continues to churn out more jobs, the Department of Employment and Workforce said, registering growth for the sixth consecutive month.
NRC gives SCE&G nuclear plan favorable review
The latest report from federal regulators is a thumbs-up on safety issues for two new nuclear reactors at the V.C. Summer Station at Jenkinsville, S.C. Previously, the NRC issued a similar favorable safety report on the Westinghouse AP1000 reactor design that will be used at V.C. Summer.
Roebuck completes building for OmniSource
The Spartanburg County contractor completed work on a 5,400-square-foot structure for the major processor and distributor of scrap and secondary metals in Columbia.
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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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