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Ports Authority to build operations center on BMW's Greer campus
FEB 18, 2015

A site operations center has been approved by the South Carolina Ports Authority to be built on the BMW campus in Greer.

BMW leases the industrial site from the SCPA, and as the landowner SCPA will manage the construction process of the facility, according to the announcement made in Charleston. The project is estimated to be completed in the first quarter of 2016.

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Community will reap reward of Ellenburg's retirement from Mitsubishi Polyester Film
FEB 17, 2015

Phil Ellenburg, center, has been a board member and Mitsubishi Polyester Film (MPF) volunteer for the Greer Soup Kitchen. Ellenburg participates in the Merle State Walk in November that benefits the Soup Kitchen.

By Jonathan King
For GreerToday.com

Phil Ellenburg’s retirement from Mitsubishi Polyester Film (MPF) gives him more time to refurbish antique clocks, work on his car, and volunteer in the community.

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Greer-produced BMWs race past $9 billion value, keeps S.C. nation's leading auto exporter
FEB 13, 2015

The new x5, manufactured in Greer, is now available in South Africa.

BMW Manufacturing Co. of Greer announced Friday that the export value of its passenger vehicles through the Port of Charleston in 2014 totaled $9.2 billion, confirming the company as the leading U.S. automotive exporter.

According to data from the U.S. Department of Commerce, this accomplishment represents a 13 percent increase over BMW’s 2013 value. In 2014, more than 260,000 vehicles were exported from its Greer plant, over 70 percent of the plant’s total volume.

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Analysis: Demolish Allen Bennett, nursing home and start over
FEB 11, 2015

Demolishing Allen Bennett Hospital and the Roger Huntington Nursing Home is the best value for the city of Greer, according to a marketing analysis.

The best value to the City of Greer for the vacant Allen Bennett Hospital site is to completely demolish the buildings on the property, including the Roger Huntington Nursing Home, according to a market analysis.

“It would appear the greatest opportunity for the property lies in full demolition although there are some positives for partial demolition,” Reno Deaton, Executive Director for the Greer Development Corporation, said. Deaton and City Administrator Ed Driggers presented the analysis to council Tuesday for informational purposes.

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City commits $1 million to Partnership For Tomorrow, economic development
FEB 6, 2015

The City of Greer committed $1 million to the Partnership For Tomorrow for its 5-year master plan and economic development. Left to right: Larry Wilson, Mark Owens, Reno Deaton, Rick Danner and Ed Driggers.

The City of Greer has committed $1 million to the Partnership For Tomorrow for its 5-year master plan and economic development.

Mayor Rick Danner and City Administrator Ed Driggers made the historic and surprising announcement at a packed Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce First Friday Luncheon at the City Hall events venue. Danner’s address on the value of collaboration and why partnerships work set up the huge economic announcement.

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