Over the last 30 years, Carolina Holdings has overseen 5.5 million square feet of development — including 80 CVS drugstores in the Carolinas and Tennessee and a 1-million-square-foot shopping center in Nashville — and is currently responsible for the leasing and management of 2 million square feet of property.
Smith & James is more than just your grandfather’s clothing store. It’s also a one-stop shop for millennials searching for classic menswear. At least that’s what the 100-year-old business is trying to convey with its latest renovations and styles.
When Gene Berger opened Horizon Records in 1975, setting up shop at 730 S. Pleasantburg Drive in Greenville, he wasn’t really interested in peddling Top 40 albums. But for 40 years, Berger has kept Horizon Records going, fueled by a passion for just about every kind of music under the sun, an incredibly loyal customer base, and a willingness to evolve.
Linda Long Travel opened its doors on May 18, 1990, first in a rented location at Morgan Manor and then a year later at the current location on Laurens Road. It typically takes a travel agency about seven years to turn a profit, Long said, but she hit that mark within six months. “I didn’t try to solicit business away from Fortson, but I did put an ad in the paper every single week letting people know I had opened my own agency.”
After more than three decades outfitting Travelers Rest for the outdoors, nothing surprises Sunrift Adventures owner Bo Terry these days
What began as a 50-man operation three decades ago off exit 63 in Duncan has grown into a multi-facility setup generating over $300 million annually and supporting more than 700 local jobs.