Columbia Real Estate Update as of 02-06-2012
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TODAY'S HEADLINES | FEB. 6, 2012
Online job postings down 1,800 in South Carolina
The number of jobs advertised online in South Carolina fell by 1,800 in January, according to the Conference Board Help Wanted Online. Nationally, the number of online advertised jobs rose 61,300 in January to nearly 4.4 million, the group reported.
Engineers, gas provider to move into Capitol Center
The engineering firm Weston & Sampson and Piedmont Natural Gas have expanded into the Columbia market with new downtown offices in the Capitol Center. Marsha Davis of Colliers International secured the lease for the owners of the office tower.
Boeing finds problems in S.C. manufacturing process
The manufacturing defects on the 787s resulted from an incorrect shimming process. The company said there are no short-term safety concerns and Boeing is making progress on a repair plan.
Leadership Columbia to host class on government
Any graduate of a chamber-based leadership program is eligible to register for the Advanced Political Systems workshop on Feb. 28 in Columbia. Participants will get an opportunity to find out what it’s like to sit on a city or town council.
York chamber, SCMEP to host growth workshop
A Feb. 22 workshop at the York County Chamber of Commerce in Rock Hill will focus on how companies can expand into new markets in the United States and abroad.
Survey: Workers prefer personal counseling on benefits
Almost all employees who take part in one-to-one counseling during the annual enrollment period say they have a greater understanding of the benefits employers offer, according to a survey by Columbia-based Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Co.
Job of the Week
The Division of Hematology/Oncology at the Medical University of South Carolina is seeking a full-time assistant professor of medicine. The position requires an MD degree, at least three years of internal medicine residency training leading to board certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine, three years of training in an accredited Hematology/Oncology program, and a license to practice medicine in South Carolina. Learn more or apply here.
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