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City of Inman revitalization led by first African-American mayor

Inman Mayor Cornelius Huff grew up in the small Spartanburg County mill town during a time when skin color determined whether he could use...

Veterans are an untapped talent for workforce

By Robyn Grable, founder, Veterans ASCEND Job Hunt Challenges Every company wants to find candidates who have leadership skills, a strong work ethic, problem-solving skills, and...

Jackson Marketing acquires Michigan company

South Carolina’s second-largest integrated marketing communication and events agency, Jackson Marketing, Motorsports & Events recently acquired Michigan-based EMC Strategic Communications. The company opened in 1983...

SBA loans got hit during government shutdown, but lenders rally

Before the start of what became the country’s longest government shutdown, bankers began bracing for the worst. “All our intel was telling us it may...

Colliers International doubles down in the Upstate

Colliers International held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new Spartanburg office on Jan. 15, officially marking the opening of the company’s second Upstate office...

Renovation plans for Greenville’s Wyche Pavilion

The Peace Center plans to restore and expand the Wyche Pavilion.

Scotland-based company opens first US office in Greenville

Based in Edinburgh, Scotland, docs24 recently established its first sales and customer service office in North America right here in Greenville. The North American launch...

Greenville Tech’s Center for Culinary and Hospitality Innovation to anchor Poe...

Greenville Technical College’s new Center for Culinary and Hospitality Innovation (CHI) will anchor the Poe West development in the Village of West Greenville, the school and developer announced Jan. 10.

Passenger, cargo traffic continues to increase at GSP International

November marked the 14th consecutive month of growing passenger and cargo traffic at the airport.

The inland port in Greer is getting a $25M expansion. Here’s...

The expansion includes an extension of the port’s lead track and rail line to approximately 15,100 feet, the acquisition of additional equipment for the handling, loading, and unloading of containers, and the paving of up to 40 acres.

Year in Review: The top development stories of 2018

Development was the word in Greenville for 2018. With announcements for new projects, much-anticipated openings, and proposals, there was never a dull moment. Check...

Greer Chamber names news president

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce has hired David Merhib as its new president and CEO.

The Economic Forecast: Mostly Blue Sky in 2019

2019 may be the last full year in which Upstate business leaders are bullish. They intend to waste no time making hay while the...

Entrepreneurs, small business play critical role in economic success

By Dean Hybl, executive director, Ten at the Top When we think about the economy in the Upstate or across the country, we often focus...

Elevate Upstate grant winners announced

The Ninety-Six Mill Village Association and Spontaneous Productions have been named the winners of the 2017 Hughes Investments Elevate Upstate Community Vibrancy Grants.

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