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Who’s Moving to the Upstate?

January 2, 2020

An average of 30 people move to Upstate South Carolina daily. We may be biased, but we think it’s because the Upstate is one of the best places to live in South Carolina. Where are they coming from, and what does it mean for our economy?

TOPICS: Rankings & Recognitions, Recruitment, Talent, Talent attraction, Workforce Attraction

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

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

Counting Big Buffalo in the Upstate

January 16, 2018

Southern Business & Development recently named two Upstate projects to its “Big Buffalo Manufacturing Sector Awards.”

TOPICS: Business Recruitment, Existing Industry, Rankings & Recognitions

The Pulse on Healthcare in the Upstate

March 24, 2017

Today’s complex health care environment means hospital visits, genomic diagnostics, telemedicine, mobile apps, and more – and the Upstate has a foothold in all of those areas.

TOPICS: Rankings & Recognitions

South Carolina Named #2 State for Doing Business

October 1, 2016

South Carolina was named the #2 State for Doing Business in Area Development’s Top States for Doing Business 2016 analysis, which is in its 30th year of economic development rankings based upon consultant surveys.

TOPICS: News You Can Use, Rankings & Recognitions