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.

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...

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...

11 Questions with Patty Bock

What was your first job? Besides babysitting and a paper route delivering grocery store sales ads, my first real paycheck came in high school working...

GSP 360: Beyond the Runway

Greenville Spartanburg Airport has gotten a lot of attention lately—mostly due to its $120 million renovation in the past few years.  Although the Wingspan...

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...

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...

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....

Starkville, Mississippi: Growing Main Street and Beyond

Events and downtowns go hand in hand. Many of the country’s greatest downtown revitalizations have been led by the Main Street movement, a program...

The Heart of a Team

In the heart of a city with more awards and accolades than one can count, a team works—after all, those honors don’t come easily...

Beaufort South Carolina: Growing Main Street and Beyond

As Wal-Mart recently posted its sixth straight quarter of declining in-store sales, and big box national retail chains are engaged in an all-out slugfest,...