• Posts Tagged ‘development’

    Columbia developer Richard Burts strives to keep city’s history alive

    by  • April 22, 2016 • All Stories, Business, Neighborhoods, People • 1 Comment

    Columbia developer Richard Burts has built a reputation taking on projects, such as 701 Whaley and the Palmetto Compress Warehouse, that others said were impossible. Those successes have proved to Burts the value of historic preservation and prompted others to say he really gets it. He talks with us about saving historic Columbia.

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    Vegan restaurant captures North Main’s struggles

    by  • March 20, 2014 • All Stories, Business, Food & Drink, Governing, Neighborhoods • 1 Comment

    Customers linger outside of Lamb's Bread

    By Damian Dominguez March 20, 2014 The Lamb’s Bread Vegan Cafe is one of the few bright spots on Main Street north of Elmwood Avenue, where vacant lots and “For Lease” signs outnumber businesses. But manager Folami Geter says it might have to move because of high renovation costs, underlining the difficulty of rebuilding...

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