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.

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Coca-Cola Opens New Sales and Distribution Facility in Piedmont

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated cut the ribbon on their brand new Regional Sales and Distribution Center in Piedmont, SC Thursday. “Today, Coca-Cola opens another new...

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...

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...