LS3P welcomes Melia Williams

  February 2, 2023

LS3P welcomed Interior Designer, Melia Williams, in the Columbia office. A 2022 graduate of the Savannah College of Arts and Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design,…

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The Colors Of Childhood

  February 2, 2023
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   I haven’t seen the old homeplace in a while. Not my homeplace, mind you, my childhood friend’s. That would be Sweetie Boy, he of the sweet…

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Spartanburg County attracted $3.2 billion in new investment in 2022

  January 27, 2023

New investments and expansions find success in Spartanburg In 2022, OneSpartanburg, Inc. landed 36 economic development projects on behalf of Spartanburg County and the City of Spartanburg, resulting in $3.2…

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The Bygone Era Of Refinement

  January 27, 2023
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   Previous eras impress me. When I tour historic homes, for instance, the refined lifestyle their owners enjoyed stands in marked contrast to lifestyles today. The presence…

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2023 South Carolina Chef Ambassadors announced

  January 26, 2023

Today, three chefs were appointed South Carolina Chef Ambassadors for 2023. Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette made the announcement on behalf of Gov. Henry McMaster, along with Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh…

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Harbison Crumbl Cookies opens January 27

  January 24, 2023

Columbia is about to get a whole lot sweeter on Friday, January 27, when locally owned and operated Harbison Crumbl Cookies, located at 150 C Harbison Blvd, Columbia, SC, 29072,…

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Ming Lee joins Wyche, P.A.

  January 23, 2023

Wyche, a leading full-service law firm with three offices across South Carolina, announces that Ming Lee has joined the firm as a Corporate Attorney. Lee focuses his practice at Wyche…

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Colliers brokers lease at 2744 Millwood Avenue in Columbia

  January 23, 2023

Colliers | South Carolina’s Mary Winter Teaster represented the tenant, Dr. Meghan Davidson / Soulshine Pelvic Health and Wellness, and Ryan McCue, ALC represented the owner, 2744 Millwood LLC, in…

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Fear Of Flying

  January 19, 2023
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   It’s a good thing titles cannot be copyrighted. With apologies to Erica Jong, I title this self-confessional column, “Far of Flying.” I cannot say I fear…

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VentureSouth reports major milestones for 2022 

  January 17, 2023

Greenville, S.C. – VentureSouth reported its results from a momentous year in 2022. As one of the nation’s leading early-stage investment organizations, the firm achieved several significant milestones last year despite…

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Charleston Digital Corridor announces 2023 iFiveK

  January 17, 2023

Following the successful return of this tech-focused 5k race to downtown Charleston in 2022, the Charleston Digital Corridor (CDC), along with title sponsor Charleston County Economic Development, is pleased to…

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Palmetto Promise Institute announces new President & CEO

  January 12, 2023

Wendy D. Damron, CPA, of Charleston is New PPI Leader Palmetto Promise Institute (PPI) announced the appointment of Wendy Damron as the organization’s new President and CEO, effective January 16th,…

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Greatness comes from a great foundation

  January 12, 2023

By Jeff Becraft   During the summers of my college years, I worked as a laborer for Glen Construction company.  Glen was a commercial general contractor. For two summers, I was…

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The Dignified Mule

  January 12, 2023
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   Like Halley’s Comet, I’m predictable. I come around to the same subject matter every so often. When I do, it’s because something triggered memories. A few…

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Midlands Youth Apprenticeship Program launches in 2023

  January 12, 2023

Special Interest Sessions Available for Interested Families In partnership with Midlands Technical College (MTC) and Apprenticeship Carolina, the Columbia Chamber is recruiting new participants in the Midlands Youth Apprenticeship Program…

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Colliers Report: Elevated interest rates affecting office sales

  January 12, 2023

Commercial Real Estate Research & Forecast Report Q4 2022 Charleston Office Market Highlights Interest rates and economic uncertainty have caused sales (both investment and owner-occupant) to slow dramatically. Demand still…

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The Beach Company’s Cardinal Crossing welcomes StretchLab

  January 9, 2023

Cardinal Crossing will be the fifth location for StretchLab in South Carolina Colliers | South Carolina’s Rox Pollard, Danny Bonds and John Gressette represented The Beach Company in the lease…

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The Lost Art Of Making Do

  January 5, 2023
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   He was twenty-six when the Great Depression arrived, thirty-six when it ended. A decade of doing without taught him something about survival. “Keep something seven years…

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Maynard Cooper & Gale and Nexsen Pruet announce merger

  January 5, 2023

Together, the 550+ attorney firm will broaden its reach across the U.S. Alabama-based Maynard Cooper & Gale and Carolinas-based Nexsen Pruet have agreed to merge into one national law firm operating under the…

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