Building with retail, apartments going up in West End

Forty apartments will be built above a street level retail span with a glass storefront that turns the corner of Main and River streets. (Photo by Bill Poovey)STM Acquisition Development has applied to build a retail-apartment project at the intersection of Main, River and Augusta streets in Greenville’s West End. The design shows a four-story building on Main Street with two upper levels stepped back. Read More...

The GSA Business Power Event Series focuses on topics of interest to the Upstate business community. Each event is a moderated panel discussion with panelists and audience members. Video clips from recent events:


  • Economic Prosperity - Key economic developers from the Upstate gathered to discuss their progress in getting outside companies to locate here.  (August 7th, 2014)

  • Taking Flight - Aerospace executives discussed one of the fastest growing industries in South Carolina.  (October 9th, 2014)

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Miller: I’m on to the next lesson

A few months ago, GSA Business editor Scott Miller told the story of how a 40-mile hike along the Appalachian Trail taught him lessons about trying new things, taking chances and betting on himself. In that spirit, Miller is leaving GSA Business Oct. 24 to pursue a career opportunity with Clemson University. Read More...

Harrell pleads guilty, resigns House seat

Bobby Harrell agreed to resign from office immediately, pay a $30,000 fine and reimburse the state $93,958, according to USA Today. (Photo/file)Suspended House Speaker Bobby Harrell, R-Charleston, has pleaded guilty to six counts of misconduct in office. He agreed to resign from office immediately, pay a $30,000 fine and reimburse the state $93,958.  Read More...

Southern First Bancshares assets hit 14-year milestone

Greenville-based Southern First Bancshares broke the $1 billion barrier for total assets during the third quarter, the first time since its founding in 1999. The holding company also reported a 17% increase in quarterly net income gains.  Read More...

Reader poll: Haley deserves 2nd term

Gov. Nikki Haley garnered 64% of the vote in a GSA Daily poll asking readers who should win the gubernatorial election in November. Respondents cited her successes in economic growth as the reason to vote her to a second term. Read More...


Environmental firm’s expansion driven by recovering economy

Greenville-based EnviroSouth Inc. a consulting firm that assesses and remediates real estate sites for environmental compliance, is expanding into Spartanburg to meet growing demand in the county and general pickup in business after the 2008 recession, said EnviroSouth President Thomas Donn. Read More...

Execs rank S.C. 4th for business climate

A survey placed South Carolina fourth in a list of U.S. states with the most favorable business climates and ranked the S.C. Department of Commerce third in a list of best state level economic development agencies. South Carolina’s top competitors included only Southern and Southeastern states, including Texas, Florida, Georgia and North Carolina. Read More...