HOME / Featured Posts
Upstate SC Alliance Blog
Image of Site Selection Magazine's July 2023 edition story on Upstate SC called "A Southern Recipe for a Sustainable Lifestyle."

Site Selection Magazine Features Upstate South Carolina

July 26, 2023

2023 Upstate Intelligence Report paints a picture of the region’s sustainable businesses, lifestyle opportunities and sophisticated technical workforce.

TOPICS: Skilled Workforce, Business Recruitment, Manufacturing, Existing Industry, #TeamUpstate

Upstate Receives Award for Excellence in Economic Development

June 30, 2023

Upstate organizations receive a 2023 Mac Conway Award, recognizing the efforts of economic development agencies that “worked tirelessly to bring projects large and small to their communities.”

TOPICS: Rankings & Recognitions, Business Recruitment, #TeamUpstate

Germany & South Carolina: A Unique Economic Relationship

December 2, 2022

With nearly 140 German companies calling Upstate South Carolina home, it’s no surprise that Germany represents the one of the largest international source of jobs in the Carolinas. Hear takeaways from a recent event featuring German consular and chamber representatives.

TOPICS: International, Business

Six economic trends that you need to know

October 31, 2022

The Upstate Alliance’s 2023 Strategic Plan incorporates macroeconomic trends that affect economic development. Here are the six we’re watching.

TOPICS: sustainability, Industry 4.0

A History of Innovation, Today’s Opportunities

August 10, 2021

From disruptive, start-up based technologies to corporate intrapreneurship, opportunity abounds in Upstate South Carolina, where manufacturing, technology and talent intersect.

TOPICS: Life Science, Innovation, Business Recruitment, Manufacturing, International, Global Competitiveness

Site Selection Magazine Profiles Upstate SC

July 19, 2021

Site Selection Magazine profiles Upstate South Carolina’s business environment and lifestyle – a community consistently growing at a rate more than double U.S. population growth, which ended 2020 with 1.5% increase in manufacturing activity and construction up 5%.

TOPICS: Business Recruitment, Innovation, Manufacturing, Existing Industry