Furman sponsors entrance at Bon Secours Wellness Arena

The Furman University Entrance, which is located on the side of the arena facing North Church Street in downtown Greenville, was installed this week.

Escape room pitched for team-building

Upstate companies have a new option in finding a venue for team-building exercises: an “escape room” at an indoor go-kart track that’s focused on a local NASCAR legend.

Expert: Mexico’s free-trade agreements have drawn the auto industry

Mexico’s 14 free-trade agreements covering 45 countries help its manufacturers export more cost-effectively.

Lockheed Martin now flying two military jets over Greenville

Lockheed Martin has said the two jets will fly out of Donaldson Field an average of 10 times a month.

Verizon announces $3.5M expansion of Mauldin call center

The state of South Carolina has offered tax breaks to Verizon Wireless in exchange for new jobs at the company’s call center in the Brookfield office park off of Interstate 385 in Mauldin.

Sales up at The Cliffs

The Cliffs said it plans to introduce a new mobile phone platform this year that will allow members to book tee times, make dining reservations, register for events, order takeout food on the golf course, order boat dock transport to a clubhouse, and perform other functions.

Textile industry wants Trump to renegotiate NAFTA, not dump it

Under the “yarn forward” rule, Mexican cut-and-sew operations must use fabric with yarn manufactured in the NAFTA region in order to gain duty-free access to the U.S. market. And that incentivizes them to buy fabric from highly-efficient U.S. mills, many of them in the Carolinas, instead of from Asian mills.

Developers from Atlanta, Charlotte eye County Square redevelopment

County officials are instructing developers to include in their proposals a plan for building a 250,000-square-foot office building to house county operations and replace the former shopping center building at County Square that houses them now.

South Carolina No. 17 among states mostly likely to be affected by Mexican trade war

WalletHub analysis finds Texas likely to be most affected, Alaska least affected. President Donald Trump’s planned border wall sparks concerns about possible trade battle.

Spartanburg County business leaders told to expect growth in 2017

Carter Smith, vice president of the Economic Futures Group, said 13 projects worth more than $555 million in new investment and about 1,300 new jobs were announced in 2016, and he expects more positive announcements during the coming year.

Colliers: Upstate industrial property market is one to watch

Plentiful land for development and proximity to the ports of Charleston and Savannah has some calling the Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson market the “Inland Empire of the East Coast,” a comparison to southern California.

$10M Fluor Field facelift to include new signs, other enhancements

Greenville’s Design Review Board approves a channel letter roof sign above the Green Monster and other signs above Fluor Field entrance gates.

Former police official remains at the intersection of technology and public safety

Greenville’s former interim police chief Mike Gambrell uses his law enforcement expertise to help provide tech to first responders.

Audi Greenville ranked No. 3 Audi dealer

Audi Greenville’s $5 million, 23,000-square-foot facility opened in 2015 and includes a Starbucks coffee bar and cafe, VIP lounges and laptop workstations.

Chemicals manufacturer PIDC will invest $13 million in new Spartanburg County plant

Michigan-based Pacific Industrial Development Corp. (PIDC) announced Tuesday it will invest $13 million to set up shop two buildings totaling 110,000 square feet and create 53 jobs during the next five years.