Developers moving ahead with Camperdown offices

Rendering of office building at the planned mixed-use project on The Greenville News site. (Image provided)Developers planning to demolish The Greenville News complex and two adjacent Main Street buildings are seeking city approval of their design for a four-story office building, with revisions they will present Wednesday. The building is the first in the mixed-use project. 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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Federal Trade commissioner to discuss high-technology regulation

Federal Trade Commissioner WrightFederal Trade Commissioner Joshua Wright will speak Thursday at Clemson about high-technology regulation and the tendency of government agencies to frustrate or delay technological innovation. A live stream of the 4 p.m. public event at 100 Holtzendorff Hall will be available. Read More...

S.C. online job market shrinks by 3,600 positions in March

In March, the number of online ads for jobs in the Palmetto State totaled 66,800, according to the Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine Data Series report. South Carolina had plenty of company last month as the 12 states in the region recorded a total decrease of 74,100 positions.  Read More...

S.C. Index rebounds in February, points to more growth

February saw a 0.49-point gain to a value of 101.87, according to the S.C. Department of Commerce. A total value of more than 100 indicates the economy should continue to grow for the next three to six months. Read More...

Clemson program gives students first-hand look at health careers

Clemson University students have started shadowing Upstate doctors in a program that helps guide their decisions about pursuing jobs in health care. Starting enrollment was limited to 40 students, but the co-founders are looking to expand it in fall. Read More...


O’Neal investing $5M to expand Greenville headquarters

O’Neal Inc., an engineering and construction company, is adding 60 jobs in an expansion of its headquarters operations in Greenville County. The 40-year-old company is expanding at 10 Falcon Crest Drive. Read More...

Spartanburg County homebuyers make smallest down payments

In Greenville County, the average down payment was 13.18%, or $18,159. Anderson County buyers paid an average of 10.58%, or $8,466. In Pickens County, the average down payment was 11.11%, or $12,779.

In Greenville County, buyers made average down payments of 13.18%, or $18,159, on their home loans last year. At 10.58%, Anderson County homebuyers paid about $8,466, and Pickens County buyers spent about $12,779 on their down payments, which equated to 11.11% of their home loans in 2014, according to a report from RealtyTrac. Read More...