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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Lexington County’s Water Future Sits on Counts Ferry Road  Commission’s future water treatment plant to be built on 47-acre site  The Joint Municipal Water and Sewer Commission took a significant step on Janaury 11th in planning for the future water needs of Lexington County by purchasing 47 acres on Lake Murray. The purchase is an investment in serving the county, where population growth ...read more
Categories: Economic
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Despite the slowdown in the second half of the year, 2018 is expected to be the best year for residential construction since the Great Recession. NAHB's chief economist recently discussed the impact of rising interest rates and what to expect in the year ahead. The housing slowdown continued into the New Year, as markets grappled with an evolving monetary policy outlook and a federal government ...read more
Categories: Economic
Thursday, January 10, 2019
The 53rd Annual Carolina Classic Home & Garden Show will be held at the SC State Fairgrounds Friday, March 8 through Sunday, March 10, 2019. The show is hosted by the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina (BIA).            The Carolina Classic Home & Garden Show is the largest and only locally-produced home and garden exhibition in the Midlands. Over 200 construction, home ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Council Elects Livingston to Serve as Chair; Myers as Vice Chair– Councilman Paul Livingston was elected Tuesday by Richland County Council to serve as its Chair, after an earlier swearing-in ceremony that kicked off the terms of three new members – Allison Terracio, Joe Walker and Chakisse Newton.Council also elected Councilwoman Dalhi Myers to serve as Vice Chair. Livingston, District 4, and ...read more
Categories: Community
Saturday, December 29, 2018
The deadline is January 31 to file for property tax exemption on unsold new homesAs the result of legislation supported by the Home Builders Association of South Carolina and the BIA, Home Builders are eligible for property tax relief on homes they have completed but are not yet sold or occupied. The relief is available for up to five years, but is lost once the home is occupied (for example, if ...read more
Categories: Economic
Saturday, December 22, 2018
The Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina in conjunction with our Charitable Foundation has committed to build the six Centennial Park Pavilions at Fort Jackson. We are excited that Covert Homes, Essex Homes, Great Southern Homes, Hood Construction and Mungo Homes have agreed to build a Pavilion with support from our industry partners. Additional information is available at ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
HARDING ELECTED PRESIDENT OF BUILDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA  Jennifer Harding was elected as 2019 President of the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina (BIA), at the Annual Meeting of the Membership held October 9, 2018. She will assume the duties of President in January 2019.  Although born in Macon, Georgia Mrs. Harding considers Miami, Florida her ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
The Board of Directors of the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina (BIA) have announced that Southeastern Insurance Consultants, LLC has been named 2018 Corporate Member of the Year and 84 Lumber has been chosen as the 2018 Commercial Contractor of the Year.   The Corporate Member of the Year award was created to recognize an outstanding member company of the association. This ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, November 12, 2018
Building Industry Association Provides Six Pavilions for Fort Jackson To help Fort Jackson celebrate its 100 year anniversary, the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina, (BIA) will gift six pavilions to the Fort’s new Centennial Park. This project partnership with the Building Industry Charitable Foundation will provide meeting places for the thousands of graduating trainees ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, November 05, 2018
The Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina is now accepting exhibitor applications for The 53rd Annual Carolina Classic Home & Garden Show to be held at the SC State Fairgrounds Friday, March 8 through Sunday, March 10, 2019. The Carolina Classic Home & Garden Show is the largest and only locally-produced home and garden exhibition in the Midlands. Over 250 construction, home ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, November 05, 2018
The Builder of the 2019 Showcase Home is Executive Construction Homes   The Building Industry Association of Central SC is proud to announce Executive Construction Homes, LLC is the Builder of the 2019 Showcase Home.  The Showcase Home will be open to the public during the 2019 Tour of Homes June 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, Columbia’s Largest Open House of New Homes.  The three bedroom, 2.5 bath house ...read more
Categories: Press Release