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S.C. DEW Executive Director William Floyd said anyone looking for a job in the state can start with the SC Works website. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Jul 23, 2024

Unemployment numbers rise in SC, but so does the number of workers

The number of unemployed people in the state is up by more than 20,000 since June of …

The new CEO of the Greenville Area Development Corp. comes from the Gulf coast of Florida, where he worked for the Bradenton Area Economic Development Corp. (Photo/Jack Robert)
Jul 16, 2024

Greenville Area Development Corp. appoints new CEO

Operating under longtime staff member and interim president and CEO since the retirement of longtime …

Canadian Ambassador to the United States, Kirsten Hillman. (Photo/Canadian Ambassador's Office)
Jul 3, 2024

MAKING HISTORY: Inside South Carolina and Canada’s $5B trade relationship

Canadian Ambassador to the United States, Kirsten Hillman, recently sat down with SC Biz News to discuss the investments of Canadian companies into South Carolina.  

A South Carolina tech hub has been awarded a slice of $504 million in federal funding — and was one of 12 chosen from a roster of 31 designees. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Jul 2, 2024

South Carolina tech hub awarded an estimated $45M in federal funding

The initiative was one of 12 chosen from a roster of 31 designees across the country.

Kevine Landmesser has been interim president and CEO for the last year, but had been active in economic development for decades.
Jun 28, 2024

Greenville Area Development Corp. interim CEO announces retirement

He will serve as a senior adviser to assist with the transition to a new CEO …

The Fed anticipated fewer rate cuts in 2024 and added an additional rate reduction in 2025. The funds rate at the end of that year is a little different. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Jun 18, 2024

Uptick in inflation rate changes the Fed’s outlook

This past week we learned that Fed officials expect one or perhaps two rate reductions by yearend, followed by an additional four rate cuts in 2025.

Lewis C. Brown, agent-in-charge for the Department of Probation, Pardon and Parole Services, speaks before the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the State Agency Complex in Gaffney. (Photo/Cherokee County)
Apr 29, 2024

Cherokee County unveils new $2.8M Gaffney complex for state services

The one-time site of Community Cash and Ace Hardware provides more space for services for children in Gaffney …

The Mauldin Fire Deparment new headquarters is located at 955 W. Butler Road. (Photo/Mauldin Fire Department)
Apr 11, 2024

Mauldin Fire Department unveils new $7.5 million headquarters

The new HQ is double the size of the previous facility and has an additional truck bay.

Spartanburg has named Fredalyn Michelle Frasier as its new planning director. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Apr 9, 2024

Spartanburg names new planning director with South Carolina ties

The new hire is no stranger to South Carolina, having guided projects in North Charleston and Hilton Head.

The city of Greenville created teh economic develop organization in 2023 to implement its Economic Development Strategic Plan. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Mar 20, 2024

Greenville hires Konduros to lead new development organization

A leaders associated with bioscience and manufacturing recruitment and development has accepted …

Projects include facility and land acquisitions to build a new fire station in the Groce Meadow Road area, a public safety police and fire training facility on Hood Road, and a new 500+ spot parking garage on Depot Street. The fourth project is a $60 million 150,000-square-foot sports and events center on a 25-acre campus.
Mar 12, 2024

$60M sports facility proposed for Greer as part of $100M investment plan

The city of Greer announced the fourth of four potential projects totaling a $100-million investment over the ...

As the former community development director for the city of Abbeville, Walker brings a track record of success in business recruitment and retention. (Photo/Blissful Photography)
Mar 11, 2024

A View From The C-Suite: Austin Walker

As the former community development director for the city of Abbeville ...