Jim Griffin of Langston-Black Real Estate, Inc. recently represented Christopher Brock, with the sale of his property located at 4318 East North Street in Greenville which consists of a 3,000 square foot office on .69 acre.
The property was listed, sold and closed in less than 60-days. This will be the new location for a local Audiology company.
With a resounding applause as a backdrop Ovations Brands was launched today that signaled an end to Buffets, Inc., ironically on the 30th anniversary of the former brand.
“It is about applause. We have six brands around the country and if we are not causing our guests to give a round of applause on each restaurant that they visit, then we are not doing our job,” CEO Anthony Wedo said. The announcement and unveiling of the new corporate logo took place at the corporate headquarters on Lancaster Street behind Ryan’s.
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CPW properties and vehicles are tobacco-free. Greer Commission Board of Directors unanimously approved (3-0) the tobacco free workplace at Monday’s monthly meeting.
The utility company reported it’s finalizing work at the Inland Port in Greer with electrical underground cables and installation of light poles on GSP Logistics Parkway, the road entering the port from J. Verne Smith/Hwy. 80. Additional cables have been set anticipating the port’s pending expansion.
At 10:59 a.m. the first cargo container was lifted from the South Carolina Inland Port at Greer onto a Norfolk Southern railcar for its journey to the Port of Charleston, the nation's fourth busiest container port.
A year ago Greer Development Corporation President Reno Deaton stood before City Council to deliver his annual report. At the end, Deaton told Council that Greer was void of 150,000 square foot speculative buildings to entice new industry.
Tuesday the GDC announced construction of a new 156,000 square foot Class A industrial building in Caliber Ridge Industrial Park by Liberty Property Trust is underway. Caliber Ridge is located off I-85 at Hwy. 101, across from the BMW Manufacturing Co.
A proposal for a Buddhist temple and QuikTrip convenience store received unanimous approval (7-0) for their zoning requests Monday at the Greer City Planning Commission meeting.
Two other properties requesting rezoning were tabled until representatives appeared before the committee. The Planning Commission has become aggressive requesting representatives to appear to support their request or answer questions from commissioners. City Council, which meets tonight, does not mandate petitioners to appear in public session.
Nominations for unsung heroes in the community and Greenville Technical College (GTC) are being accepted through Friday, Oct. 25.
GTC is asking for help to identify individuals who act unselfishly in service to others.
More than 400 automobiles will be presented at the EURO Auto Festival Friday and Saturday at the BMW Zentrum. Saturday's vehicle showcase is free.
Ferrari, with more than 40 representatives registered, is the featured marque and, for the first time of the event, all classes will be grouped in year of manufacture order. The event annually draws upwards of 10,000 spectators. Vintage, classic and antique European vehicles will be exhibited.
The Greer Development Corporation (GDC) announced the City of Greer recorded a record $740.3 million in Gross Retail Sales for fiscal year 2013. That represents more than an 8 percent increase compared to fiscal year 2012 and a 38 percent increase compared to the pre-recession high in 2008.
Greer sales in Greenville County were $536.6 million and in Spartanburg County was $205.4 million. Greer recorded more gross retail sales in FY 2013 than 18 South Carolina counties, according to the GDC.
Anthony Wedo, CEO of Buffets, Inc., headquartered in Greer, learned a powerful lesson filming “Undercover Boss”, which will be televised on CBS this Friday.
“I am personally committed to families,” Wedo said. “I’ll tell you what “Undercover Boss” did for me. I knew we had certain issues out there, so I was excited to do the various jobs that I did in ‘Undercover Boss.’
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Valley Grinding & Manufacturing is expanding operations to open a new facility in November in Gateway International Business Park in Greer.
The company manufactures industrial machine blades and knives for paper, film and foil converting.
Tiffany Stamps said making Greer the third location for Compassionate Care Hospice (CCH) was an easy choice.
“We knew Greer is a growing city and didn’t want to be in Greenville or Spartanburg,” Stamps said. “Greer is between both cities and we decided to come to the “Switzerland of the South”.
Vintage, homemade and re-purposed goods will be for sale at “The Vintage Market at the Park” Saturday at City Park.
Hours are 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Fall like weather is forecast with mostly sunny skies and temperatures in the mid-70s.
United Community Banks, Inc. announced the appointment of two new senior leaders. Mike Davies joins the bank as President of United Community Mortgage Services, and Christopher Gompper joins as Senior Vice President, Director of Product Management and Payments. Both positions will report directly to Lynn Harton, United Community Bank’s Chief Operating Officer.
Davies comes to United Community Bank with more than 28 years of experience in the mortgage banking industry. As President of United Community Mortgage Services, he will oversee the bank’s mortgage line of business, manage a team of originators and develop strategic expansion plans. Davies most recently served as Senior Vice President, Director of Mortgage and Consumer Lending with First Federal in Charleston.
Property at 1107 Poplar Drive Extension was granted zoning to R-15, residential Monday when no quorum was present at the Board of Zoning Appeals meeting at City Hall.
Dr. Nguyen Giep, the founder of Spartanburg-Pelham OB-GYN, appeared before the board requesting the zoning of the Spartanburg County property that is planned for a pagoda, a place of worship traditionally for Buddhists.
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