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Husk Greenville learns from difficult first year, ‘optimistic’ about year two

“I would be dishonest to say it’s been an easy first year,” says David Howard, president of Neighborhood Dining Group. “We’re not hitting our projected anticipated sales goal, but we’re also ambitious and very optimistic.”

Mission Grape brings wine distribution to the Upstate

With a 4,000-square-foot, truck-accessible, climate-controlled warehouse housing at least a thousand cases of wine from 75 or more international producers less than 10 miles from downtown Greenville, Mission Grape is poised to do what other Charleston-based distributors can’t.

Eggs Up Grill keeps expanding with attention to quality and hometown...

As food trends change, Eggs Up Grill proves that there is still a place for family-style home cooking in every neighborhood. The restaurant has over...

Retail rates continue to rise but aren’t the only factor impacting...

“We are still seeing the local restaurant and retail concepts calling Main Street home, but we have observed more and more out-of-market concepts entering downtown,” says John Odom, senior associate broker with Avison Young.

Customer experiences key to making it work on Main Street

It’s been four years since Independence, Kansas-based Magnolia Scents’ owner Brian Hight decided to open a second location of his candle, bath, and body...

An interview with Warren Griffith of Fuel

Upstate Business Journal spotlight: An interview with Warren Griffith of Fuel With this issue of Upstate Business Journal being dedicated to the food and beverage industry, we...

Havana Kitchen to open in former Mimi’s Cafe location on Woodruff...

Havana Kitchen, from the owners of Tropical Grille, will open this December in the 7,200-square-foot restaurant at 1133 Woodruff Road left vacant since Mimi's Cafe closed in 2014.

New mixed-use development proposed for Pace Jewelers site in Village of...

A new mixed-use development to include retail and multifamily with a 4,400-square-foot footprint has been proposed for the corner of Pendleton, Irvine, and Branwood streets in the Village of West Greenville.

Non-traditional hotel and restaurant development proposed for 821 S. Main St.

Durban Group from Charlotte, N.C., is proposing a multilevel hotel and restaurant development on the half-acre property near Fluor Field that is currently listed for $2.2 million.

Hilton Greenville now managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts

Crescent Hotels & Resorts is an award-winning, nationally recognized operator of major hotels, resorts, and conference centers under the brands Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, and IHG throughout the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean.

Escape Lounge opening at GSP chooses Rick Erwin Dining Group to...

Not to be confused with the Escape Room entertainment concept, Escape Lounges are premium, common-use airport lounges designed to return the airport experience to the more pleasant one it used to be 20-plus years ago.

Upstate Hospitality Job Fair to be held Sept. 20

More than 30 hospitality businesses seeking employees will participate in the Upstate Hospitality Job Fair on Thursday, Sept. 20, at McAlister Square. The job fair will run from 12-3 p.m. and 4-7 p.m.

Flying Biscuit Cafe to occupy right side of Haley building at...

The Flying Biscuit Café, based in Atlanta, will occupy 2,876 square feet on the right half of the building. New franchise owner Summer Lee, who lives in Columbia but grew up in Easley, says she hopes to have the restaurant up and running after extensive build-out by early 2019.

Senior living program coming to Patrick Square

Patrick Square, a traditional neighborhood development in Clemson, is collaborating with Dominion Senior Living to offer a unique homeowning experience for senior citizens who...

Ember Outfitters to open this fall in Village of West Greenville

Owner Cally Mauk, who got her start in retail with Coast Apparel and moved to Greenville from Charlotte in 2014, describes her merchandising plans for Ember Outfitters as a cross between Mast General Store and Half-Moon Outfitters but not as preppy as Palmetto Moon.

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