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For the first time, Greenville Business Magazine, Charleston Business Magazine, and Columbia Business Monthly partnered with Philadelphia-based WorkplaceDynamics, the employee research and consulting firm, to determine South Carolina’s Top Workplaces through employee surveys.
“If the weather’s clear and we can see it, I really do think that for most people it’s going to be a once in a lifetime kind of opportunity,” Fragile said.
The child’s dad, Jay, says he and his family are a bit concerned about one of the city’s most ambitious infrastructure projects: the Big Dig.
“You can have the best community in the world, you can have a fantastic workforce, and if you do not have an appropriate site for a building to put this project in, then it’s going to look elsewhere.”
With the state Department of Commerce reporting 98,000 new jobs and $27 billion in capital investment since 2011, pressure is building on the Palmetto State’s workforce.
Most people can’t fathom moving to a new country not knowing the language. Even more challenging is opening a successful business in that country. Lorena Ausa is not most people.
Opportunity appears to be the hot new commercial real estate catchphrase these days, especially with a new-money rush into the Central Business Districts of Greenville and Columbia.
Williamson is now chief creative officer and co-president of EP+Co., working with national brands such as Denny’s, Lenovo, Tumi, and Verizon.
With the exception of Nashville, Tenn., Greenville has outperformed nearly every other comparable city in the region.
South Carolina is one of only 16 states to see an increase in export sales from 2015 to 2016. Last year the state ranked 15th in the country for total export sales, posting a record $31.3 billion in export sales in 2016.