Upstate SC Alliance Blog

GSP’s Growth Benefits the Upstate

October 1, 2018

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) truly exemplifies the regional collaboration that can be found in the Upstate.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Business, Global Competitiveness, Logistics

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

Brookings Cites Upstate South Carolina Automotive Industry, CU-ICAR As Economic Development Model

July 25, 2018

A new report from the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program cites South Carolina’s 10-county Upstate region and Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) as a model of cluster-based economic development.

TOPICS: Automotive, Business Recruitment, Colleges & Universities, CU-ICAR, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, Rankings & Recognitions

Rural Communities Benefit from Regional Message

June 11, 2018

Union County Development Board’s Kathy Jo Lancaster discusses how a regional economic development approach has boosted the community of 28,000.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Automotive, Business Recruitment, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, International