Michelin names Scott Clark to lead North American operations in Greenville

Source: The Greenville News, Anna B. Mitchell

December 19, 2017

The Michelin Group has chosen a successor for retiring North American CEO Pete Selleck. In an announcement Tuesday afternoon, the French tire maker announced that longtime company vice president Scott Clark will be taking over leadership duties at the company's regional headquarters in Greenville. S

Cox to sell residential lumber division to Va.-based company

Source: Columbia Business Report

December 19, 2017

Cox Industries is selling its residential lumber division assets to Virginia-based Culpeper Wood Preservers. Included in the sale are Cox manufacturing plants in Orangeburg and Branchville, as well as North Carolina facilities in Coleridge and Cove City. All Cox residential business employees will h

21 South Carolina Leaders Selected for Liberty Fellowship’s 14th Class

Source: Liberty Fellowship

December 12, 2017

Individually, the 21 leaders chosen for Liberty Fellowship’s 14th class are accomplished and impressive. Connected to the broader network of 290 Liberty Fellows working collaboratively across South Carolina, they are an engine for change. “Adding new perspectives and expertise to the Liberty Fellows

Asana Partners to acquire retail portion of 3 Crescent Communities projects

Source: Charlotte Business Journal, Ashley Fahey

December 6, 2017

Prolific retail real estate investment firm Asana Partners has entered an agreement with developer Crescent Communities to acquire the retail component of three of its projects. Asana, a Charlotte-based company that has acquired several high-profile properties in uptown, South End and other urban ne

Could the crush of development mean curtains for the peninsula's theaters?

Source: Charleston City Paper, Maura Hogan

November 15, 2017

Before you even crack the front door of PURE Theatre, you'll spot artful signs of the sweat equity that the company has put into creating its current home at 477 King St. Outré, framed posters from recent productions punctuate the storefront's glass façade. A smart, arched little bar beckons from in

John Gettys: ‘...We’re on a trajectory that is lights out right now’

Source: The Herald, David Thackham

November 4, 2017

John Gettys said he feels like he hasn’t yet awakened from a whirlwind since being elected as Rock Hill’s next mayor. He’s taken congratulatory calls from residents across the city, he said, all promising to work together on shared concerns. The Herald interviewed Gettys Friday morning at the Lowens

Soby’s @ 20: Carl Sobocinski on the spot that started GVL’s transformation

Source: Greenville Journal, Ariel Turner

November 4, 2017

Two decades ago, Carl Sobocinski and David Williams saw something special in the building at 207 S. Main St. in downtown Greenville. Originally constructed in the waning days of the 19th century, the structure had been a cotton exchange, grocery store, bicycle shop, and shoe store. Sobocinski and Wi