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Monday, April 23, 2018

Privacy rights and wrongs: Finger pointing and regulation won’t fix it

After three weeks of learning about the harvesting and manipulation of our personal information by Cambridge Analytica and Facebook, and last week's high-profile questioning of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the key takeaway seems to be the very disturbing realization that absolutely no one knows who is supposed to be protecting your privacy.

Onboarding: How to help veterans feel at home on the job

An employee's first few days are critical. This can be especially true for veterans who have recently separated or those whose previous or first civilian experience was not stellar.

Diversity: A business advantage

According to a study by CREW Network, detailed in the white paper, "Closing the Gap: Addressing Gender Bias and Other Barriers for Women in Commercial Real Estate," women represent approximately 35 percent of the commercial real estate workforce in the United States.

The Spark: Happenings in Upstate Biz with Trevor Anderson

Lean in and listen closely. There's a little secret tucked away off Highway 290 in Duncan that is fueling big economic growth in the Upstate.

On the Move: April 20, 2018

APPOINTED Rebecca Maddox Has been appointed by the Greenville County Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (GCCADA) to lead the Phoenix Center. Maddox has been in the substance abuse treatment field for almost 28 years, with 15 of those being at the Phoenix Center. Maddox played an integral role in the 2010 expansion of services […]

This local design firm is behind the visuals found in athletic...

In an effort to attract the best recruits, programs across the country have poured millions of dollars into constructing lavish, state-of-the-art athletics facilities.

A Q&A with Mark Johnson, founder of TiltMaps  

The online design tool allows people to create custom map posters to commemorate their “favorite city, birth place, first kiss, or any important place in time.”

With a focus on the latest technology, Rozelle Stone has set...

When John Rozelle began cutting stone in 1991, his operation was so primitive he sometimes jokes that he used to work in his bare feet.

Crawford Strategy’s ‘Just Coast’ highlights North Myrtle Beach

When the team at Crawford Strategy was tasked with branding North Myrtle Beach, they had a unique challenge of ensuring that the destination was recognized as a separate entity from Myrtle Beach.

Downtown Greenville’s 100 East mixed-use development sold

Tony Bonitati, Kay Hill, and Bern DuPree of NAI Earle Furman’s Multifamily Division arranged the transaction on behalf of the buyer, 100 East Venture LLC. The seller, DPG Pazdan Greenville LLC, was not represented in the sale.

RealOp continues to grow Southeastern portfolio, acquires Charlotte industrial building for...

The Greenville-based real estate private equity firm plans to update and reposition the asset.

The new tax benefits of the 529 College Savings Plan

Are you a parent or grandparent of a child attending private school? If so, I have good news for you

Ford Motor Co. to sponsor autonomous vehicle project at CU-ICAR

Deep Orange is the flagship program of Clemson's two-year master's degree program in automotive engineering.

Westminster-based RBC Aerostructures plans $3.8 million expansion

The expansion is expected to create 22 new jobs over the next five years.

New natural gas plant begins operations in Anderson

Construction of the $700 million plant started in March 2015.

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