Economic Development

Economic Development

South Carolina is booming, and growth can be found everywhere you turn. Take a look at the stories you may have missed along the way.

The Booming Hotel Industry

Perhaps one of the most scenic views of downtown Greenville is at the highest point while driving over the Church Street Bridge. Erwin Penland,...

Bluffton, South Carolina: From Sleepy Small Town To Thriving High Tech Economy

As the “Heart of the Lowcountry,” Bluffton earns this distinction from a location that’s equidistant from Hilton Head’s Harbor Town, downtown Savannah and the...

Greater Greer Chamber Honored with National Award

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce was awarded the Grand Award by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) for their GreerMade marketing...

New Additions Coming to Fluor Field

By the opening of the 2017 season, Fluor Field will be adding several new fan amenities, enhancing the already impressive ballpark. In a joint press...

Global South Metro Exchange

The Global South Metro Exchange was held in Greenville on Thursday, July 21. Presented by JP Morgan Chase & Co. and held at the Hyatt...

Oconee County Launches NOW Program

Oconee County's NOW (Nurturing Oconee's Workforce) Program is a joint effort between the Oconee Economic Alliance and the School District of Oconee County that...

Darla Moore gifts $5 Million to Technical College

The Darla Moore Foundation today announced a $5 million gift to Florence Darlington Technical College—the largest gift of its kind ever to a S.C....

Upstate Summit Continues Building Regional Partnerships

I hope you will agree with me that while we still have our challenges and occasional periods of self-centered focus, for the most part...

Collaboration Nation

No one knows that better than Emily Wood, whose brand new business, Health in Hand Juice & Smoothie Bar, may not have happened if...

Next Gen: Alex Reynolds

It started off as a small project, but the revitalization of the downtown Taylors area has grown larger than many could ever imagine. At...