Compressed natural gas pump opens in Anderson

Piedmont Natural Gas Energy Services Engineer Corey Dillard demonstrates the compressed natural gas pump to Spinx employees. (Photo provided)The first Piedmont Natural Gas compressed natural gas sales outlet at a convenience store has opened at a Spinx location in Anderson. The Charlotte-based utility and The Spinx Co. of Greenville opened the fueling station today at 1207 S.C. Highway 28 Bypass. Customers already include the city of Anderson and AT&T. 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)

 

 

CresCom Bank’s parent company plans to sell up to $50M of securities

Carolina Financial Corp., the parent company for Charleston-based CresCom Bank, plans to offer and sell up to $50 million of securities. The company plans to use the net proceeds from the sale for “general corporate purposes.” Read More...

Milliken & Co. acquires assets of Australia-based Ontera

Milliken & Co., through its subsidiary Milliken (Australia) Pty. Ltd., has acquired the assets of Ontera Modular Carpets Pty. Ltd., a subsidiary of Cavalier Corp. Ltd. Based in Australia, Ontera designs and manufactures commercial modular carpet, providing Milliken-branded products as part of its offering. Read More...

S.C. Power Team recognized for economic development efforts

The selection as a top 25 utility in economic development by Site Selection magazine “demonstrates the new rates and incentives adopted by both Santee Cooper and the 20 electric cooperatives in 2014 are making us even more competitive,” said Larry Hinz, chairman of the power team’s board.  Read More...

Spartanburg unveils broadband connectivity program

Business and education representatives in Spartanburg County are collaborating to increase access, adoption and use of broadband through its Connected Spartanburg project. Connected Spartanburg is part of Connect South Carolina’s Connected Community Engagement Program that facilitates assessments of local broadband access, adoption and use. Read More...


DP3 acquires Dailey & Associates

Greenville-based DP3 Architects Ltd. has acquired design firm Dailey & Associates, also from Greenville, to support its new interior architecture studio.  The acquisition gives the firm more than 60 years of combined interior design experience related to commercial-office, restaurant, health care, higher education and recreation projects. Read More...

Report rates Greenville County at moderate risk of disaster

Housing data company RealtyTrac rated Greenville County at moderate risk of hurricanes and low risk for wildfires, floods, earthquakes and tornadoes. The company reported that 35.8 million single-family homes and condos nationwide, with a combined estimated market value of $6.6 trillion, are located in high or very-high natural hazard risk areas.  Read More...