Wofford to build 3,400-seat indoor stadium

Plan for the upper bowl of the Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium. (Image provided by Wofford College)Wofford College plans to build an indoor stadium that will house a basketball and volleyball arena, locker rooms and other facilities. The 92,000-square-foot facility will include a 3,400-seat basketball arena and 500-seat volleyball venue. For nonathletic functions the stadium will seat 4,500. Read More...

The GSA Business Power Event Series focuses on topics of interest to the Upstate business community. Each event is a moderated panel discussion with panelists and audience members. Video clips from recent events:


  • Economic Prosperity - Key economic developers from the Upstate gathered to discuss their progress in getting outside companies to locate here.  (August 7th, 2014)

  • Taking Flight - Aerospace executives discussed one of the fastest growing industries in South Carolina.  (October 9th, 2014)

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Readers say Taylor’s shirt not a barrier to women in STEM

Respondents to this week’s GSA reader poll said European Space Agency physicist Matt Taylor’s controversial shirt did not present a barrier to women in STEM by a nearly 3-1 margin. Last week’s Shirtgate raised questions about sexism and women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. Read More...

Clemson rethinking building design for Charleston architecture center

Clemson University withdrew its application to build the Spaulding Paolozzi Center on the corner of Meeting and George streets in downtown Charleston. (Rendering/Clemson University/Allied Works Architecture)Clemson University withdrew its application to the city of Charleston’s Board of Architectural Review for the design of an architecture and historic preservation center. Several community groups filed a lawsuit against the board and Clemson after the center received the first two of three needed approvals.  Read More...

Upstate entrepreneur pleads guilty in grant theft case

Greenville businessman Brian Morin pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of theft of government funds in connection with a National Science Foundation grant administered to Morin’s former company, Innegrity LLC. Morin faces a maximum possible penalty of one year in prison and a fine of $5,000. Read More...

Winthrop Poll shows big gender gap on workplace opportunities

A Winthrop University Poll of South Carolinians found that 43% of men who responded believe there are worse job opportunities for women than for men with similar education and experience. Among the 852 adult respondents, 65.6% of female respondents say job opportunities for women are worse. Read More...


Pet food-maker to invest $12M, add 15 jobs in Greenwood County

SPF North America Inc. is investing $12 million in an expansion of its plant at 5300 Highway 25 N. in Hodges. The expansion will allow the company to meet growing customer demand. Hiring begins in November 2015. Read More...

Ala. developer building 292-apartment complex in Greenville

Sketch of The Residences at Haywood, which will be located between Haywood Mall and the Fluor Enterprises Inc. campus, off Interstate 385. (Image provided)Birmingham, Ala.-based developer Daniel Corp. has begun construction on a 292-unit apartment community near Haywood Mall in Greenville. C.F. Evans Construction is the builder on the project, which will include one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans and a 5,000-square-foot clubhouse. Read More...