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How will the 2018 World Equestrian Games in Mill Spring, NC,...

Upstate business leaders aren't putting the cart before the horse, but they are champing at the bit to see what kind of impact one of the world's largest equestrian events will have on the region.

Camperdown tenant announcements forthcoming as construction gets underway

The first restaurant tenant announcement came last week — local restaurant group Larkin’s Restaurants has signed a lease for the 6,000-square-foot, second floor location of the building also occupied by the Greenville News at the corner of East Broad and Falls streets

Greenville Chamber partners with Greenville County Schools to launch internship program

LaunchGVL aims to connect high school students with paid internships in high-demand industries.

SCRA invest $250K in Greenville-based startup Accessible Diagnostics

The investment will be used to finalize product development, manufacture the initial inventory, and launch sales of the company’s first proprietary product — a glucose test for dogs. 

The Spark: Happenings in Upstate Biz with Trevor Anderson

During Upstate SC Alliance's annual meeting held Tuesday, March 27, at the TD Center in Greenville, guest speaker Jennifer Fletcher referenced a blast from...

Santee Cooper approves $3M loan to construct new spec building in...

The building will be located within the Golden Corner Commerce Park, which is just 2 miles off Interstate 85 and just 60 miles from the Greer Inland Port, according to a news release.

Keowee Brewing Co. to open in downtown Seneca

The five-barrel brew house will have an indoor tasting room along with a large outdoor biergarten with a patio for concerts, community events, and other social gatherings.

Site selection or site elimination?

A term that is often utilized within the economic development community really isn’t the best description of what is actually occurring: site selection.

The Spark: Happenings in Upstate Biz with Trevor Anderson

Many times during the past few years, Upstate business leaders have uttered the phrase, “This isn’t your granddaddy’s manufacturing,” to describe next-generation industrial operations...

Red Rock Developments announces 475-acre business park in Spartanburg County

Columbia-based Red Rock Developments, in partnership with NAI Earle Furman, announced its plan to develop Smith Farms Industrial Park on several tracts at the intersection of Highway 101 and Reidville Road in Spartanburg County.

Cooper Standard Automotive finds new warehouse space after tornado

Michigan-based Cooper Standard has signed five-year lease for about 73,000 square feet at Philadelphia-based real estate investment firm Alliance Partners HSP’s Hamilton Industrial Park off Interstate 85 Business in Spartanburg County.

Grace Hill establishing HQ in downtown Greenville, creating 53 jobs

Grace Hill, an online property management training company, announced Thursday, March 15, it plans to bring its headquarters to downtown Greenville and create 53 jobs. The...

Ten at the Top to hold idea exchange workshop for enhancing...

To improve transportation and connectivity across the 10 counties of the Upstate, Ten at the Top invites residents and community leaders to share ideas...

The Spark: Happenings in Upstate Biz with Trevor Anderson

A busy interchange on the cusp of Spartanburg County’s booming Boiling Springs community should have been a magnet for development.

Garlington North mixed-use development Phase I site work begins, three parcels...

Plans for the site include a two-phase development that incorporates 24 acres of planned green space and preserved wetlands between the north (Phase I) and south sectors.

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