Last Updated: Mar 23, 2018 08:23AM •
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Planned expressly as South Carolina’s state capital, Columbia has grown from a busy cotton and textile town into a government powerhouse, military training center, locus of higher education, and flourishing financial haven. Home to multinational corporations, boutique businesses, and all the intermediaries, the city is recognized for its livability and solid business climate. While Columbia caters to a diversity of markets, it is especially devoted to the fields of healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, and banking.
Columbia Business Monthly keeps abreast of all these various enterprises, sharing news of start-ups, relocations, and developments as they occur. We explore the operations and philosophies of featured companies on a regular basis, highlighting their practices and successes to prove the value of community dynamism. We also offer a broad perspective on the business climate from folks in the know, granting our readers a practical, experienced outlook.
Club Pilates, Wayback Burgers and Wings Place have joined the lineup at Lexington Square, a new neighborhood-oriented retail center.
Senior brokers Gerald Steele and Bobby Hathaway represented the seller Hina T. Mehta in the transaction.
The South Carolina Compassionate Care Act would allow seriously ill patients to have access to a regulated medical marijuana system, as they do in 29 other states and the District of Columbia.
Cost is the biggest barrier to using more composite materials in automotive manufacturing but those materials could become more attractive if steel and aluminum prices rise in the wake of new tariffs.
In 2017, the SC SBDC assisted 5,834 businesses which accounted for 136 business starts, 1,174 jobs created/retained, $28.2 million in new sales, and $58.9 million in capital investments.
SEHA launched its first production line in January of this year. The first line produces front-load washing machines and the second line produces top-load washing machines.
Nick Stomski was awarded Top Overall Producer for the company. Stomski made company history when he completed 100 transactions in 2017.
One 10-acre parcel is intended to accommodate long-term, future growth. The other 2.5-acre parcel will be home to a new childcare center owned and operated by Still Hopes and a new facility for Columbia Children’s Theatre.
The Connected Communities grant initiative aims to answer the questions, “What makes residents love where they live?” and “What draws them in and keeps them there?”
The program provides nine Nephron employees the opportunity to earn a Community Pharmacy Technician certificate at Midlands Technical College (MTC).