Your workplace wellness plan will go in the right direction if you consider the mental health and wellness of your employees as well as their physical health needs. When we do the right thing in this regard, employees will have better lives, and the company will benefit.
[VIDEO] Greenville Sports Leagues president and owner Joe Wilson breaks down the business strategy behind the competitive adult recreation league. In just four years, GSL has swelled to 10,000 annual participants and developed official partnerships with multiple Upstate municipalities. He explains to UBJ how they’re just warming up.
When professionals move water cooler conversation to the dugout or the sidelines, organizations win.
Demolition work has begun on the redesign of Lewis Plaza on Augusta Street, which will include a new 53,000-square-foot, two-story Harris Teeter grocery store.
“Uber’s expansion into our state is a win for innovation, the competitive business environment we have fought so hard to create, and it means our citizens will continue to have safe reliable transportation options,” Haley’s spokeswoman Chaney Adams said in a statement.
As one Greenville eatery closes, another opens. The Savoury Corner, a Cleveland Street sandwich shop and staple for the past 30 years, has closed. In its place will be a second location for Sidewall Pizza, a popular Travelers Rest eatery known for eclectic pizzas and unique homemade ice cream flavors.
Greenville-based electric bus manufacturer Proterra announced closing $30 million in series D funding in addition to debt refinancing worth up to $25 million, which the company hopes will push it into the black.
The consumer fireworks industry more than doubled in revenue from 1998 to 2014 – going from $284 million to $695 million, according to the APA. During that time, the only year the industry decreased in revenues was 2012.
South Carolina is holding its breath waiting for a decision about a $125 million investment from Chesapeake, Va.-based discount retail giant Dollar Tree, which is in talks about a 1.5 million-square-foot distribution center straddling Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties.
Construction continues on Rite Aid Corporation’s 900,000-square-foot distribution center in Spartanburg, as real estate developer Johnson Development Associates announced this week it has secured more than $41 million in financing.
Greer City Council voted last week to demolish the existing buildings on the former Allen Bennett Memorial Hospital site. Along the south side of Wade Hampton Boulevard, just west of Highway 14, the 10-acre piece of property has sat vacant for the past five years.
Greenville’s multifaceted gem grower Scio Diamond Technologies Corp. may not be out of the woods quite yet despite securing $4.5 million funding last December amid substantial business plan changes during fiscal 2015, the company stated in filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Greenville Health System has been named one of the top 50 companies for women and diverse managers to work by Diversity MBA Magazine. Companies included in this ranking have established programs that create access for women and people of color to move into top leadership roles, according to a news release.
“Affordable housing is an important need across the nation, and certainly in South Carolina,” Taylor Davis, president of NHE, said in a release. “Prestwick has launched seven exceptional new-construction developments here in just five years to serve low-income working families and individuals.”
ScanSource POS and Barcode entered into an agreement with Star Micronics, a supplier of point-of-sale (POS) solutions used in both mobile and traditional POS environments. This new collaboration further strengthens ScanSource’s offering of complete POS and retail solutions for resellers.
Mortgage banking firm Capital Advisors Inc. and its S.C. branches have been acquired by Cleveland-based Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital.
Resiliency Technologies integrates research from multiple disciplines in prevention to build tools that power healthy minds. Infused apps and trainings seek to broaden the reach of tough-to-teach topics and promote mental well-being in the workplace, school and home.
Greenville New Markets Opportunity II (GNMO II), a Community Development Entity (CDE) managed by taxadvantagegroup and Greenville Local Development Corporation (GLDC), received a $35 million allocation of New Markets Tax Credits by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund.
Greenville-based McCall Capital, a real estate investment, development, and asset management company, closed last week on the sale of the Enclave at Fairview in Simpsonville, a 120-unit townhome apartment community.