Last Updated: Apr 02, 2018 03:28PM •
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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.
Nine alumni from the School of Law at the University of South Carolina have been named recipients of the 2018 Compleat Lawyer Awards.
The South Carolina Compassionate Care Act, known as S 212 in the Senate, would allow seriously ill patients to use marijuana to treat their conditions with a recommendation from their doctors.
The self-led tour features 70 local artists spanning the City of Columbia and Richland and Lexington counties.
According to grantee estimates, the project is expected to create 86 jobs, and spur more than $16 million in private investment.
The recipients are recognized for their business and community leadership.
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.