Calif. firm buys majority interest in CrossPointe

Big Shopping Centers USA and RealtyLink LLC paid $18.96 million for Crosspointe Plaza. (Photo by Bill Poovey)A private shopping center investment group, Big Shopping Centers USA of Beverly Hills, Calif., has purchased an 85% interest in Crosspointe Plaza across from Haywood Mall as part of a joint venture with Greenville-based RealtyLink LLC. Records show Big RL CrossPointe Plaza LLC purchased the property for $18.96 million. 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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12 job training prospects advancing from youth career fair

Twelve job training prospects who attended a youth career fair held by a partnership of Greenville nonprofits have returned to take an entry test. They will come back for one-on-one interviews with representatives of Greenville County Workforce Development. Read More...

Greenwood, Pendleton using grants to enhance pedestrian traffic

Greenwood and Pendleton are each receiving $500,000 grants for city streetscape projects. Both Upstate communities plan to make the areas more pedestrian friendly. The municipalities are among 13 communities in South Carolina getting federal money for public improvement projects. Read More...

Boeing South Carolina begins final assembly of its first 787-9 Dreamliner

The Boeing South Carolina facility began joining large fuselage sections of the newest 787 Dreamliner on Nov. 22. United Airlines will take delivery of the first South Carolina-built 787-9, which has a 20-foot longer fuselage than the 787-8.  Read More...

S.C. construction jobs flat in October

The sector's recovery is erratic and remains vulnerable to factors such as growing labor shortages, new regulatory burdens and stagnant public sector demand, the Associated General Contractors said in its analysis of federal job statistics. Read More...


3D Systems buys Israeli software firm

With its $97 million acquisition of Israel-based software company Cimatron, 3D Systems strengthened its position in the field of 3-D production molds, tools and dies. The S.C. firm also closed on the purchase of Robtec, a 3-D printing and scanning products distributor based in Brazil. Read More...

Clemson continuing-education program gets $1M from Osher Foundation

Clemson University‚Äôs Osher Lifelong Learning Institute has received a second $1 million gift from the San Francisco-based foundation that created it. The institute is a continuing-education and membership program for older adults. Read More...