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January 5, 2011

Columbia SC News Update 01-05-2011

Filed under: Lexington Sc Real Estate — lexingtonscrealtor @ 9:33 pm

Columbia SC News Update 01-05-2011


Candy maker to open facility in Sumter County

Au’some LLC, a Hong Kong-based candy company, announced it will invest $6 million and create 120 jobs to establish its first U.S. candy production facility in Sumter County. The company will locate its facility in a former Bosch building at 1 Corporate Way in Sumter.

Lumber prices up 4.4% for 2010

Prices rose from $252 per thousand board feet at the end of December 2009 to $263 at the close of 2010. Prices were mixed in 2010 as the number of grades/dimensions that were down in price nearly equaled the number of grades/dimensions that increased.


Haley names revenue director

Gov.-elect Nikki Haley today announced James F. Etter as the next director of the S.C. Department of Revenue. Etter, a Blythewood resident, is vice president and CFO of Norco Equipment LLC.

Jobs Act credited with more than $12B in SBA Lending

The SBA approved nearly 22,000 small business loans for $10.47 billion, supporting a total of $12.16 billion in lending, the agency said.

Businesswoman, doctor to open urgent care center

Columbia businesswoman Dawn Richardson is opening a Doctors Express urgent care center here. Richardson has more than 15 years experience in health care management and is partnering with Dr. Lori Lord. The team plans to establish a walk-in medical center that is comfortable and convenient for patients.

S.C. Restaurant Week announced

The nine-day event will be held Jan. 14-22 in the Upstate, Lowcountry, Grand Strand and the Midlands. Food lovers across South Carolina can dine in style at some of the state’s best restaurants for a fraction of the cost of a regular meal.

Under Construction

The Business Report publishes details on commercial projects in the region each quarter. For subscription information, click here.

This week’s project: Devonshire Office Building
1611 Devonshire Drive, Columbia.
Improvements to the front façade include a newly designed exterior entrance with decorative stucco and column details. Interior renovations include updated finishes, expansion. Architect: Dan Sherer, Sherer & Associates, Columbia General contractor: Hood Construction Co., Columbia Completion date: August 2010 Estimated total cost of project: Undisclosed


The Daily Report is published by the Columbia Regional Business Report,
a publication of SC Biz News.

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