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BMW's announcement is electric! Investing $1.7 billion

The BMW campus in Greer gets $1 billion investment to produce electrical vehicles.
 
 

BMW announced a gigantic new investment in the Upstate Wednesday that will anchor it as an electric vehicle sector in the United States.

Oliver Zipse, BMW Group Chairman of the Board of Management, announced a $1.7 billion investment in its U.S. operations, including $1 billion to prepare for the production of electric vehicles at the company’s manufacturing facility in Greer, and about $700 million to build a new high-voltage battery assembly facility in Woodruff. Both locations are in Spartanburg County. 

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Pro wrestling features Monster Mash event

Family-friendly, Upstate-based entertainment outlet Pro Wrestling TURBO will team up with Brewery 85 to present Monster Mash on Friday night, Oct. 21. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Matches start at 7:30 p.m.

Food trucks will be present to serve dinner on the Orchard 85 patio, and Brewery 85 will have a selection of beer and wine for the adults.

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Steinway repeats for coveted 'Partners in Performance'

Gavin English, President, Steinway & Sons – Americas (left) and Ben Steiner, CEO, Steinway & Sons (right), congratulate Allison Love and Katherine Love of Steinway Piano Gallery – Carolinas.
 

Steinway Piano Gallery Carolinas, with locations in Greenville (743 Congaree Road) and Charlotte and Greensboro, N.C., has been awarded one of four coveted "Partners in Performance" dealer of the year awards from Steinway & Sons. This is the third consecutive year Steinway Piano Gallery – Carolinas has won the award.

This Partners in Performance accolade recognizes the top Steinway dealers from among 65-plus showrooms across North America. Nomination and selection are based on dealer performance in categories including sales, customer service, technical service, concert and artist activities, among other divisions. The award was presented to Steinway Piano Gallery – Carolinas during the Steinway & Sons annual dealer meeting in New York City in October.

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