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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.

Residential Real Estate Booming and Big Economy and Home Market To Continue Surging Through 2017

Whether you’re a buyer, seller, realtor, builder, developer, or just someone with a developable piece of land, the residential real estate market throughout South Carolina is booming, broad, and big – with indications of staying that way for a long while to come.

Gearing Up

In 2010, Robin Bylenga opened Pedal Chic, the first women-centric bicycle shop in the nation, on Greenville’s ever-popular Main Street. Now, she’s taking it a step further with her own custom line of bicycles specifically designed for women.

Keeping Industry Happy: GADC’s New Position Targets Retention

Williams, who spent 13 years at the Greenville-based McCallum Sweeney consultancy, will continue working closely with industry in her new role as the Greenville Area Development Corp’s first-ever existing industry manager.

One Bank’s Sweet Spot

Southern First started with $11.5 million in capital and, Seaver says, “three or four key bankers who had always been in this market.” Today, the bank is the state’s third largest headquartered in South Carolina, with $1.2 billion in deposits.

Transition Time: Konduros wants to take SCBIO to next level

New SCBIO president and CEO Sam Konduros believes life sciences can be a major economic engine for the state, much like automotives or aerospace. The sector offers great potential for the state to further diversify its industrial base.

Framework - Newly Developed Clemson University Residential and Dining Facilities In Use

Clemson University recently completed its Core Campus Housing and Dining Precinct improvements. Built on the site of the former Johnstone Resident Hall, the residential facilities were completed in August 2016 and the dining facilities in September 2016.

In the Spirit(s): Mainstreaming Moonshine

Moonshine. White Lightning. Hooch. White Whiskey. Corn Liquor. Homebrew. Mountain Dew. ‘Shine. If you’re from the South, no doubt you’ve heard of it or may have even known someone who used to make it, though you’d probably never own up to the fact publicly. Until now.

50 Years of Finishing Just Beginning

The Roy family uses the slogan “Finish Strong” for their half-century-old business. But Roy Metal Finishing Co., which patriarch Donald Roy started during textiles’ reign in the Upstate, seems as if it’s just getting started.

State’s Restaurants Cooking

Just as surely as workers build your transportation, they build your taste buds, and in South Carolina’s perhaps-too-successful restaurant industry, meal manufacturers are facing the same growing labor demands that other industries do these days.

Livin’ High on the Hog: Bacon-themed eatery expands to Texas

Bacon Brothers Public House, a popular eatery on Greenville’s Pelham Road, has expanded its “hoofprint” to include a location in Sugar Land, Texas, with other potential franchisees in Florida, Texas, and North Carolina.

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