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Greenville Business Magazine keeps abreast of all enterprises, sharing news of the people and businesses behind the start-ups, relocations, mergers and acquisitions and developments as they occur. We explore the operations and philosophies of featured companies on a regular basis, highlighting their practices and successes to prove the value of community dynamism. We also offer a broad perspective on the business climate from folks in the know, people moving up and awards received, granting our readers a practical, experienced outlook.
“This year, we’ll be featuring a wide array of exhibitors and resources for everything from small DIY projects to full home renovations.”
Liberty Property Trust has broken ground on Caliber North, an extension of the company’s highly successful Caliber Ridge industrial park in Greer. Caliber North is located at I-85, just north of Highway 101, on Green Road near the BMW Manufacturing Plant and in close proximity to Greer’s new inland port.
If you could get a behind-the-scenes look at South Carolina’s major medical research facilities, you would enter a world of human clinical trials, experimental treatments for hundreds of medical illnesses, and molecular investigation into all forms of human cells. Here is a glimpse into the ongoing medical research at five S.C. facilities:
Knudt Flor arrives in Spartanburg as CEO and President of the largest plant in BMW, which has $23 billion in annual revenues and 30 production sites in 14 countries, just completed a massive $1 billion expansion. With Flor in the driver’s seat now, other execs say they’re excited about the ride.
There are nearly 8,000 children in Greenville living with limited resources. Through no fault of their own, these children struggle to survive under the weight of their circumstances leaving them at a high risk for developmental delays. A Child’s Haven provides an incredibly valuable outlet for parents like Misty Hall who know that they need to do something for their child that may go beyond their own means.
Elev8 is the Upstate’s first farm-fresh fast-food restaurant and meal-delivery service. In its first year, the fast-growing company has cooked up six-digit gross revenues, with a 92 percent retention rate among their 103 customers. Diners order online before picking up fully cooked meals from half a dozen locations all over town or from the commercial kitchen Elev8 rents in the Village of West End.
Those who say a hobby can never become a career have obviously never met Connie Cleveland. Her part-time side gig is now a company, Dog Trainers Workshop, that boasts four full-time and six part-time employees. Still, the transition from dog trainer to business owner was a something of a shock.
The event is a partnership between Greenville Tech, the Greenville Chamber, and Greenville County Schools.
The grant marks Duke Energy’s second investment in ConnectionsSC.
The board includes three incoming members and a transition in leadership with Ted Hendry, president of United Way of Greenville County, completing a two-year term as board chair.