Columbia, SC Real Estate Updates as of 08-22-2012
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TODAY'S HEADLINES | AUG. 22, 2012
With the arrival of Amazon’s fulfillment center in Cayce, officials say cargo traffic has increased at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport. Meanwhile, the number of passengers boarding planes at the Columbia airport slipped 2.6% to 41,347 in July.
The Advanced Plant Technology program at Clemson's Pee Dee Research & Education Center aims to increase the per-acre value of crops, develop new crops and attract private agribusiness investment.
Jose A. Llontop was named the new president and CEO of Summerville-based Giant Cement Holding Inc. He will be in charge of overseeing the company’s American operations. Llontop previously held senior level positions at Cemex.
The results mark the third year in a row the city of Columbia ended with a budget surplus. The city’s reforms include refinancing existing bond debt, saving $13 million; and a 2012 payroll analysis that showed staffing changes saved $4.5 million since 2009.
The S.C. Department of Transportation is seeking public comment on proposed funding plans for its 2013 federal aid and mass transit programs. Federal aid program appropriations have been reduced to $756 million in fiscal year 2013 from $813 million in 2012.
The Columbia Regional Business Report published its list of printing companies ranked by number of local employees. View the top three or search the entire database. We are accepting submissions for Engineering Cos., Manufacturers and Industrial Staffing Agencies. Add your company to our database.