Hartwell Village to offer dining and shopping options

A conceptual rendering shows a sample of what Hartwell Village may look like. Construction is expected to begin early next year. (Photo provided)For about a year and a half, officials in Seneca and Oconee County discussed a development along Lake Hartwell near Clemson. Now, according to Richard Blackwell, executive director of the Oconee Economic Alliance, work is expected to begin by early next year on the $30 million to $40 million Hartwell Village. Once complete, Hartwell Village is expected to bring 300 to 400 jobs to the area. 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 our recent event:


  • Futuristic Travel Option - Panelists discussed how an Automated Transit Network system could serve as a viable transportation option and economic draw for the Upstate.  (July 30th, 2015)

 

 

Readers: State of STEM in the Upstate behind the curve

Half of respondents to a two-week reader poll see the Upstate behind the curve of education in science, technology, engineering and math in K-12. Readers were split on the state of the market for STEM jobs in the Upstate; most saw the job market on par with the rest of the country. A majority of readers saw the need for government investment in STEM research. Read More...

S.C. Bar to hold pro bono legal clinics in Spartanburg area

The S.C. Bar Pro Bono Program will sponsor eight legal clinics at no charge in Spartanburg County in September. Local attorneys will speak on a variety of legal issues.  Read More...

Turkish firm investing $17.8 million in Laurens County operation

Mogul, a privately owned company that produces and sells nonwovens, plans to hire 38 people in opening Mogul South Carolina Nonwovens Corp. in Laurens County, its first North American operation. The company is purchasing a 91,000-square-foot building in Gray Court. Read More...

Development on I-85 at Greer to include ambulatory center

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System plans to build an ambulatory care center as part of a Central Realty Holdings development on 70 acres at Interstate 85, Garlington Road and Pelham Road in Greer. The center will anchor the project that also includes a multifamily development and office, professional and restaurant space. Read More...


S.C. aerospace job growth outpacing Washington, Southeastern states

South Carolina is outpacing Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and Washington in private sector aerospace employment growth but is behind some of those states in worker compensation and number of firms, according to a study released today.  Read More...

Growing automotive cluster tightens S.C. industrial market

Demand for industrial space likely will grow in the wake of recent announcements of major investments by Volvo and Mercedes-Benz, Colliers International reported. About a third of the 1.7 million square feet of space that was absorbed in the second quarter was filled in the Midlands. Read More...