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Victories Continue for Team Upstate Region Saw $1.9 Billion of Capital Investment & 6,202 New Jobs in 2017

Spartanburg automotive supplier AWL-Techniek invested $2.53 million in a 33,000-square-foot facility last year after finding a welcoming workspace at the Spartanburg Community College Spark Center SC and in partnership with the Spartanburg Economic Futures Group.

A Tax Cut Versus a Growth and Jobs Act: Economic Outlook

On Dec. 20, 2017, Congressional Republicans passed one of the biggest tax cuts in nearly three decades. The White House makes the argument that this will create rapid economic growth and new jobs, increase wages, and put more income in the hands of a large majority of Americans.

China’s New Era: Beginning & Sustainability

China’s New Era under President Xi started at a high point for continued economic development. The statistics early this year also presented a very positive economic performance at 6.9 percent annual growth rate for its GDP.

New Industrial Park Announced

Red Rock Developments is the exclusive developer for build-to-suit and speculative buildings and plans to complete more than 5.9 million square feet of Class A Industrial space.

S.C. Tourism Continues to Grow

The new economic impact represents business activity for the calendar year 2016, which is up 4.7 percent from 2015.

Accelerator for America Convenes in Columbia

Accelerator for America provides strategic support to replicate successful local initiatives in other communities, with a singular focus on initiatives that connect people with fulfilling work.

South Carolina Sets Another Export Sales Record

For the eighth consecutive year, the State of South Carolina set a record for total export sales in 2017.

Economy Looking Good, But Challenges Loom

Expectations are that South Carolina’s economy this year should be one that hums along nicely, growing slowly but steadily. But economists say challenges remain in filling many jobs with qualified workers and bolstering rural areas, where economic gains can be elusive.

Export-Import Bank: A Lender In A Blender

One thing Ex-Im Bank doesn’t get much of: media-ready comments from Palmetto State political leadership or from at least some companies that use the currently hobbled agency.

S.C. Realtors Hit Record Sales

South Carolina Realtors (SCR) released its 2017 annual market report.

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