State Credit Union groundbreaking

March 30, 2022

State Credit Union has partnered with the best of the best for construction of their brand new, 50,000 sq. ft., three-story building in downtown Columbia.  The team of LCK, LLC., Hood Construction and Boudreaux Inspired Designs will be tasked with building a facility to take the credit union well into the future.

State Credit Union President, Jim Kinard states, “After careful review of numerous proposals with our project manager and architectural team, we have chosen Hood Construction to make our vision a reality.  It is our hope that our members and employees will be pleased with the expenditure and our new state-of-the-art facility.  This groundbreaking ceremony symbolizes both our historic growth and promising future.”


About State Credit Union  

State Credit Union, founded in 1952 and headquartered in Columbia, now has 20 branches located in 13 cities throughout the state, more than $1.2 billion in assets and serves more than 80,000 Members.  Find more information at


About Hood Construction  

Hood Construction Company was founded in 1986 as a full-service Construction Management firm, currently licensed in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. Now in its 36th year, Hood specializes in CM-R and Design-Assist Delivery, Pre-construction Consulting, Site Analysis, Project Management and General Contracting for a broad spectrum of commercial and industrial clients. For more information, please visit us online at



Since 1976, BOUDREAUX has built upon its strong reputation as a dynamic, socially responsible firm committed to excellence in architecture, planning, interiors, and historic preservation. With extensive experience throughout the state of South Carolina and beyond, the firm has been recognized for its leadership in providing the highest level of service and design to numerous educational, government, community, corporate, and religious institutions.


About LCK  

LCK is a privately held woman-owned business (WOB) jointly owned by majority partner, Mickey Layden, and Colliers | South Carolina. Since 1995, LCK has delivered a project management alternative for development of new facilities and for renovations. LCK’s experience in office, retail, industrial, government, nonprofit, healthcare, educational and religious projects has proven to be a preferred solution for many owners. Project planning, cost control, schedule compliance and quality management routinely generate cost savings for each of LCK’s clients.