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Fifth Third Bank resumes expansion in the Upstate

In Greenville, Fifth Third Bank is an island in a Southeastern sea of banks. The Ohio-based bank, which operates branches in 10 states in the Midwest and Southeast, never entered South Carolina when it engaged in multiple acquisitions in the early- to mid-2000s and built no branches here. Then the recession hit and all bets […]

Celebrating the power of women in real estate

Coldwell Banker Caine celebrates Coldwell Banker’s Women’s Choice award with International Women’s Day campaign. The national honor works to promote America’s most recommended brands, and states that Coldwell Banker is recommended by 9 out of 10 customers as a real estate agency. The Women’s Choice Award is the only award that recognizes and identifies brands […]

Downtown Simpsonville redevelopment to include Sidewall Pizza, coffee shop and more

The historic former Burdette Hardware building at the corner of East Curtis and South East Main streets, downtown Simpsonville, is getting new life as a roughly 27,000-square-foot redeveloped restaurant and retail hub that will include Sidewall Pizza and Kaffeine Coffee Shop and Roastery. Currently partially occupied by five tenants, Burdette Central, as it’s been renamed […]

11 SYNNEX Corporation executives recognized

SYNNEX Corporation, a leading business process services company, announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named 11 of SYNNEX’ executives to its prestigious list of 2019 Channel Chiefs. The top IT channel leaders included on this list continually drive growth and revenue in their organization through their channel partners. Each of the […]

On The Move: John Jaraczewski

John Jaraczewski has been appointed as the new executive director of Greenville Literacy Association. Jaraczewski comes to Greenville Literacy Association having served as Assistant Chancellor, University Advancement, at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside since 2012. While at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Jaraczewski was instrumental in developing the Guttormsen Family Literacy Lab and establishing the largest single […]

$67 million deal to support senior living in Greenville

SunTrust Banks, Inc. announced its serving as a sole lender of a $67 million deal to support a senior living expansion project by Rolling Green Village, a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community in Greenville, South Carolina. The expansion is a critical part of Rolling Green Village’s long-term strategic plan and will allow them to expand […]

Greenville Tech teacher honored in Las Vegas

René Sawyer of Greenville Technical College has been selected for the 2019 Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate Award presented by the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina and Cengage Learning. Ten individuals were chosen for their outstanding work on behalf of first-year students and for […]

Five-story apartments and retail proposed next to Fluor Field

A class-A multi-family, mixed-use development is being proposed for the site of the current “Blue Building” that sits at 24 Vardry St. next to Fluor Field. Woodfield Investments, the Charlotte-based developer of The Greene mixed-use development a block away, has submitted plans to the City of Greenville Design Review Board Urban Panel for a five-story, […]

Jersey unveiled: Greenville Triumph, ScanSource teaming up

The Greenville Triumph Soccer Club and ScanSource just announced a partnership naming the Greenville-based technology company as the club’s inaugural match day kit sponsor. The partnership was announced by Triumph Chairman Joe Erwin and ScanSource Chairman and CEO Mike Baur at the company’s Greenville headquarters during a live global employee meeting. “ScanSource’s growth and commitment […]

Top pick: Jackson Named Agency of Record for NAPA Filters

Jackson Marketing, Motorsports & Events, South Carolina’s second- largest integrated marketing communication and events agency, has been named agency of record for the NAPA Filters brand. According to a press release, Jackson will provide comprehensive services for the marketing and sales of NAPA Filters nationwide, including strategy, branding, trade show support, channel marketing, training, and […]

Grand opening: Bishops Cuts and Color, River Street Sweets

Bishops Cuts and Color recently opened its first South Carolina location in Simpsonville at 2200 Woodruff Road, #400A. The Portland-based unisex hair care shop offers quality service at affordable prices. The walls feature mural artwork by local artists, and early MTV-style music videos play on the specially curated Bishops TV platform. Customers over age 21 can sip a […]

InvestiNet expansion bringing opportunities to Greenville

InvestiNet, a full-service account receivables management firm, has announced plans to expand its existing operations in Greenville County. The company’s expected $2.1 million investment is projected to create approximately 85 new jobs over a five-year period.  “We are excited for the opportunity to continue to expand in an area where we have deep roots and […]

On the Move: David Viers

David Viers, a Greer Commission of Public Works employee, was named the “Wastewater Operator of the Year” by the Water Environment Association of South Carolina Blue Ridge Foothills District. Viers has worked with CPW for three years, and he presently serves as the wastewater treatment plant lead operator. He was nominated for the award by his peers and coworker […]

Successful Sale: WJ Partners exits investment deal with MCA

Successful Six-Year Growth Partnership Concludes with Sale to Sentinel Capital Partners Spartanburg-based private investment firm, WJ Partners announced it has sold its interest in Mobile Communications America (MCA) to Sentinel Capital Partners. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Since being acquired by WJ Partners in 2013, MCA has completed 16 add-on acquisitions and grown from a […]

Insider tips: Ways to grow your business in a growing digital...

Online marketing has become an essential element in growing a business. If you use the right tactics, it can help you engage with your audience, develop loyalty, and attract new customers. If you’re new to online marketing, it’s important to know what not to do so you can avoid common mishaps. Here is our list […]

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