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We Make that Here

August 22, 2019

GVLtoday explores products manufactured in Upstate region, and we built on that list: things you might find at home or work; and items used by industries.

TOPICS: Business Recruitment, Existing Industry, News You Can Use, Upstate Thoughts

Building Bridges with Benelux

June 26, 2019

Learn about a recent trip to build business connections between the Upstate, Belgium and the Netherlands though this Q&A.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Automotive, Business Recruitment, Global Competitiveness, International
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Site Selection Magazine features Upstate

May 31, 2019

Site Selection magazine showcases the Upstate’s business environment within its Upstate Intelligence Report.

TOPICS: Automotive, Business, Business Recruitment, Colleges & Universities, Food Manufacturing, Food Processing, Innovation, Life Science, Soft Landings, Workforce Attraction

Opportunity Zones in the Upstate

March 8, 2019

Within South Carolina’s Upstate, 25 Census Tracts are designated as “Opportunity Zones” ripe for investment by holders of longterm, patient capital.

TOPICS: Business, Business Recruitment

Eight Economic Successes for 2018

December 11, 2018

Reflecting on the wins, announcements and fresh ideas implemented in 2018, we’ve found eight ways the Upstate is positioning for continued economic success.

TOPICS: Advocacy, Automotive, Bioscience, Business Recruitment, Celebrations, Colleges & Universities, Education, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, International, Manufacturing, Materials, Skilled Workforce

Recognizing SC’s Top Legal Talent

September 13, 2018

As part of our #TeamUpstate campaign, we’d like to recognize the 12 Upstate SC Alliance investor firms whose talented esquires are recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 edition.

TOPICS: Business, Business Recruitment, Celebrations, Rankings & Recognitions

Industries Link Locals with Technical Opportunities

August 22, 2018

Pickens County native and Greenville Technical College graduate Jason Sams refletcs on his career with aerospace supplier Solar Atmospheres.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Aerospace, Business Recruitment, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, International, Materials, Quality of Life, Technical College System, Workforce Development

Alliance Membership Offers Connectivity for Tax Firm

August 10, 2018

Charlotte-based GreerWalker Partner David Walker discusses the firm’s easy expansion into the Upstate with help from the Upstate SC Alliance.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Business, Business Recruitment, Global Competitiveness, International