Local Business News

November 09, 2017 - 1:59 pm
ACE Bakery, LLC, an artisan bakery, is expanding its Cherokee County operations. The $31.9 million investment is expected to create 40 new jobs over the next several years. ACE is a subsidiary of George Weston Limited, produces and distributes baked goods to a variety of retail and foodservice...
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Roger Davis
November 07, 2017 - 4:05 pm
– MAPAL, Inc., a global leader and innovator in the tooling industry, is expanding its existing Greenville County operations. The $4 million capital investment is expected to create 16 new jobs. A subsidiary of the German-based MAPAL Group, MAPAL, Inc. has had a presence in the United States for...
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Roger Davis
November 06, 2017 - 2:34 pm
BMW is recalling more than 1 million cars and SUVs in two U.S. recalls due to the risk of fires under the hood, and it’s recommending that they be parked outdoors until repairs are made. A spokesman for the German automaker says the risk of fire is very low in both cases, but the vehicles should...
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October 30, 2017 - 3:16 pm
CHARLESTON, SC - October 30, 2017 - Today the South Carolina Ports Authority Board of Directors approved a $69.5 million contract for the purchase of six new ship-to-shore (STS) cranes to serve growing container volumes and big ships calling the Port of Charleston. "As the largest crane purchase in...
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October 23, 2017 - 2:21 pm
Greenville, SOUTH CAROLINA (October 18, 2017) – The Wells Fargo Foundation presented a check to the Meyer Center for Special Children for $22,500 in support of children with special needs. The gift will directly impact the lives of Meyer Center students by helping provide the education, therapy,...
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Roger Davis
October 20, 2017 - 3:41 pm
Spartanburg City Council is expected to vote first reading approval Monday, Oct. 23, on the largest residential development in the city's history. Tampa-based Forge Capital Partners wants to build a $30 million, 200-unit apartment complex on an 8.6-acre lot behind the Mariott in the 200 block of...
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Ed Jenson
October 12, 2017 - 1:30 pm
The Woodlands at Furman broke ground on 28 new homes Thursday that will be part of the continuing care retirement community’s Villas project. The Villas will be located on the southern end of the Woodlands’ 22-acre campus with 12 of them directly on the 17th tee at the Furman University Golf Course...
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Roger Davis
October 11, 2017 - 5:50 pm
Greer City Council unanimously approved a midtown development Tuesday night centering on a four-story hotel with retail space and an adjacent multi-level garage with at least 300 parking spaces. It's a lease-back deal between the City of Greer and developer Sycamore Greer LLC. The company will...
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SCE&G
October 02, 2017 - 11:08 am
OCTOBER 2, 2017 BY SOUTH CAROLINA RADIO NETWORK When nuclear corporation Westinghouse was chosen to build two new reactors at the VC Summer Nuclear Plant in Fairfield County, it hyped its experience designing nuclear technology. The Post and Courier reports it obtained a confidential internal...
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Roger Davis
September 24, 2017 - 7:39 am
A new application filed with the city’s Urban Design Panel shows the plan for a mixed-use development along Academy Street, where the current AGFA building stands now. The plans incorporate the existing building and utilize the space around that structure to add apartments, office space, retail...
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