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Columbia real estate investment firm promotes Babcock

Drew Babcock has been promoted to director in the national multi-housing group of the Marcus & Millichap, a Columbia real estate investment services firm. Babcock received the firm’s Sales Recognition Award each year from 2014 to 2016. A Columbia native and University of South Carolina graduate, Babcock has been practicing commercial real estate since 2006. He has specialized in multi-family investments for six years. In 2009, he assisted Marcus & Millichap in opening its Columbia office, where he is currently the principal broker. Visit thestate.com/business to see the latest news from Columbia’s business community. Submissions: biznews@thestate.com

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Love of science takes senior to California

The Montrose County School District is moving ahead with science, technology, engineering and math curriculum in all schools. But as the schools begin to implement the curriculum, some students are out ahead.

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Columbia's Arcade Mall on Main street is getting a face lift

Renovation is underway at the Arcade Mall as perhaps Columbia's most unique building gets a face lift. The developers have to get sign offs from the department of archives and history on just about every aspect of the project.
Tim Dominick tdominick@thestate.com
Columbia's Arcade Mall on Main street is getting a face lift 1:02

Columbia's Arcade Mall on Main street is getting a face lift

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It's time to pick muscadines

Forest Lake Fabrics about to reopen after last October's flood 1:05

Forest Lake Fabrics about to reopen after last October's flood

A sneak peek inside Columbia's Costco 1:35

A sneak peek inside Columbia's Costco