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Old 04-03-2013, 08:45 PM
 
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
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But like I said, the metro designations have only very recently changed and it's really only us urban stats geeks/nerds who are really aware of the changes. I give them some leeway because of that.
I cut some slack, too, but if you're going to go around writing about cities, at least keep abreast of the latest info the urban geeks keep up with.
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:42 AM
 
Location: Lexington, SC
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When are the apartments starting construction? I thought the ones at Huger/Blossom would have already started site work. But, they were still parking cars there for the game.
The plan is to begin construction in the fall. Like all large projects there could be delays.
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Old 04-04-2013, 02:36 PM
 
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I cut some slack, too, but if you're going to go around writing about cities, at least keep abreast of the latest info the urban geeks keep up with.
But that wasn't the focus of the article, especially since the updated MSA/CSA designations haven't been featured in any major news outlets (that I know of). It's really not a big deal--at this point anyway.

Now had they said that Columbia is home to the state's sole Fortune 500 company, as The State still says, then I'd have no slack to cut them since that information is woefully outdated.
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Old 04-05-2013, 01:26 PM
 
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The new Darla Moore School of Business by itself is $106.5 million by itself and then you add the new Hyatt on Gervais, the apartments on Pulaski at College, the apartments on Huger at Blossom and other projects and you're probably approaching $200 million.

Don't forget the USC Alumni Assoc office, that's a $28 million project I believe.
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Old 04-05-2013, 03:03 PM
 
Location: Columbia, SC
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The plan is to begin construction in the fall. Like all large projects there could be delays.
Monarch Ventures closed on the property a few weeks ago and said they would start construction shortly thereafter. They said that the dorm should be completed by August 2014.
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Old 04-05-2013, 05:13 PM
 
Location: Columbia, SC
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Don't forget the USC Alumni Assoc office, that's a $28 million project I believe.
That's right, I forgot about that.
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Old 04-05-2013, 09:44 PM
 
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Don't forget the USC Alumni Assoc office, that's a $28 million project I believe.
I forgot about that project, it is much larger than I originally thought. When is the Hyatt starting construction?
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Old 04-08-2013, 12:44 PM
 
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
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Old 04-08-2013, 01:08 PM
 
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Should get interesting.... if the Hospitality Industry sues the City to prevent the acquisition of the building...At some point the property owner may say F#@k it and just tears it down rather than wait for the outcome of law suits and counter suits..........


COLUMBIA, SC: Group speaks out against city’s proposed purchase of historic Palmetto Compress building | Local News | The State
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Old 04-08-2013, 05:09 PM
 
Location: Columbia, SC
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Should get interesting.... if the Hospitality Industry sues the City to prevent the acquisition of the building...At some point the property owner may say F#@k it and just tears it down rather than wait for the outcome of law suits and counter suits..........


COLUMBIA, SC: Group speaks out against city’s proposed purchase of historic Palmetto Compress building | Local News | The State
In reading the law it appears that historic preservation is a legal use for the fund.
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