The revised ordinance would include rentals through online platforms, including Airbnb and HomeAway. City Council will discuss the topic on Jan. 24.
Steve Duncan said he was inspired to start the scholarship because of a conversation with a young man who was having trouble finding money for school.
A mix of 12 two- and three-story brownstones will front on College Street. There will also be nine townhomes and 10 single-family detached homes.
Also in this week's business notes: Lockheed Martin's Greenville to host same-day hiring event, seven new members join the board for United Way of Greenville County, and an Illinois-based construction services provider opens downtown Greenville location.
MycoWorks patented a process that uses mycelium-grown materials that "mimic the performance of animal leathers and lower environmental impacts."
Also in this week's business notes: Mediterranean restaurant coming soon, investment firm buys office building for $3.25 million, and a Spartanburg communications provider makes acquisitions.
Denny's partnership with Reef will "provide new delivery options from virtual kitchens in metropolitan trade areas," according to the company.
Also in this week's business notes: Michelin hiring event, BMW 2021 sales, Haywood Mall connection to college scholarships, and Greenville Tech adds a dean.
"There's a lot of really good trucks, great food and nice people," said Dave Nichols, creator of 864 Food Trucks. "I thought it would be a fun way to support that industry."
Realtor and CEO Christopher Jefferson said he wants people to think of the agency as a one-stop shop that handles every customer with service and integrity.
The $1.8 million project will feature a 15,000-square-foot, peach-style barn that can be used year-round for special events and will provide more space than the current farmers' market.
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport now occupies most of the space where the community of Flatwood once stood. A new museum celebrates the collection of farms, homes and peach groves that served as the birthplace for the airport.
Nearly 100,000 square feet of warehouse space on Aden Street is planned for mixed-use redevelopment in late 2022. The total investment is expected to be $20 million.
Many planned projects will either break ground, finalize expansions or open new doors in 2022. Here are a few to keep an eye on.
William Cooper, who has more than 30 years of experience in the restaurant business, plans to offer steak, pasta, salads, seafood, burgers, sandwiches and vegetarian options.
The 0.32-acre L-shaped lot at 30 E. McBee Ave., next to Carolina Ale House, was sold on Nov. 5, according to Greenville Information Systems records.
The city's Design Review Board granted preliminary conceptual approval for a 30,000-square-foot Class A office spec building proposed by a Spartanburg-based developer.
The restaurant's Spartanburg-based parent company, Hub City Hospitality, formally closed on a 32,000-square-foot shopping center on Dec. 14.
The Cubes at Fort Prince industrial park leased a planned 1.5 million-square-foot building to an undisclosed client on Dec. 9.
Spartanburg County Council approved a tax break agreement Dec. 13 that entails an investment of a minimum of $76 million and the creation of more than 200 new jobs.
Fresh look "represents the historical progress and the momentum that this community is seeing right now, a renaissance unparalleled," the chair of the organization's executive board said.
Mayfair Art Studios opened its doors to creatives in 2020 as an accessible, affordable space for local artists to collaborate and expand their work.
Fellows are selected every two years, and candidates are nominated by someone who understands the Liberty Fellowship criteria. The new class was selected from a pool of more than 400 nominees.
The expansion project will begin next year as a two-year plan to serve as a model for expanding rural high-speed internet access across the U.S.
BMW will display its BMW Concept XM car at its free museum in Greer ahead of its series production in late 2022 at the German automaker's Spartanburg County plant. Also, a wire harnesses manufacturer will bring 74 jobs to Duncan in Spartanburg County.
The company will create 217 jobs at a facility in Spartanburg County in the Greer area and will keep its facility in Greenville.
GML Industries, LLC, is creating 74 new jobs and investing $966,000 in new operations in Spartanburg County near Duncan. The Florida-based company established in 2011 manufactures wire harnesses for clients in the automotive industry.
A manufacturer of advanced electronic components headquartered in Fountain Inn has invested in an early stage venture capital firm.
The tournament, featuring professional golfers on the Korn Ferry Tour as well as amateurs and celebrities, will be held June 6-12. The Korn Ferry Tour is the development circuit for the PGA Tour.
The Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport anticipates 40,000 to 45,000 travelers during the week of Thanksgiving, up from pandemic-throttled 2020 passenger numbers.
The days around Thanksgiving bring increased levels of travel, eating and shopping. Here's a sprinkling of things to know from now through next Tuesday.
The 1 million-square-foot center, which will be completed in mid-2022, will sit on 120 acres off of Freeman Farm Road and supply parts to the 7 million-square-foot Greer plant.
Agape Care Group, currently based in Landrum, plans to move its corporate headquarters to the Montgomery Building in Spartanburg on May 1. The move will bring 76 jobs to downtown.
BDV, created 10 years ago, works with foreign nationals to secure green cards via EB-3 employment visas in the unskilled category.
The city's Design Review Board discussed the project on Nov. 16 during a virtual meeting. The developer plans to present architectural designs at a future meeting.
Spartanburg County Council approved the project on final reading Nov. 15. Greenville-based developer M Peters Group will redevelop the 30-acre site along Clifton Glendale Road.
S.W.O.R.D International is investing $9.5 million into Greenville County and creating 55 new jobs as it relocates its small arms and defense equipment production.
Currently, there are two future tenants: Wofford College’s new bookstore and Moe’s Original BBQ. About 7,600 square feet is still available for lease.
The center opened officially on Nov. 9 for drop-in hours twice a week. Plus: Clemson graduate named to SCBIO leadership, Anderson prepares for cookie crawl.
"It may be the single largest private development in downtown's history based on the dollar amount," according to the Spartanburg city manager.
All of the business owners mentioned delays in needed materials and products. Timmons said he believes various industries are not operating at full capacity and pointed to workforce shortages.
The scooters travel up to 15 mph and use GPS to limit where they are allowed to operate. Spartanburg was the first city in South Carolina to use Blue Duck scooters.
The 50-unit building offers apartments for seniors with incomes ranging from 50 to 60 percent of area's median income level.
Impresa Building Systems announced in September it would set up an operation in Greenwood County, creating 180 new jobs with a $9 million investment.
The city's population is expected more than double by 2026. The school board approved a realignment plan but has not yet voted to place new construction on a future ballot.