Growth spurt: New state-of-the-art greenhouse to power microgreens operation

February 6, 2023

"The greenhouse, which is around one-third complete on 90 acres a few miles from City Roots’ current location, will feature six 360-foot bays, each with 24 controlled growing zones, that will more than double the farm’s current 13-greenhouse, 30,000-square-foot footprint."

Columbia startup raises millions to build software for trucking, aims to reshape industry

January 24, 2023

"Having raised more than $2 million as a company to date and continuing to fundraise, the Motor Supply team finds itself in the midst of a pivot — from a small long-haul trucking firm to a software company boasting a fleet of trucks — they think could reshape the legacy industry."

Pecan shelling company celebrating nearly 100-years in South Carolina

January 18, 2023

Golden Kernel Pecan Company will celebrate its 100th anniversary in the coming year and was recently recognized with a lifetime achievement award in its industry.

Sandy Run lands business; distribution center announced

January 12, 2023

"Kansas-based Smart Warehousing on Thursday announced it will open a warehouse and distribution center at the 761-acre Sandy Run Industrial Park."

Central South Carolina Megasite Receives CSX Select Site Designation

January 4, 2023

Central South Carolina Megasite in Lugoff, South Carolina, has been designated a CSX Select Site.

Orion Performance Compounds, Inc. establishing operations in Kershaw County, SC

December 16, 2022

$13 Million investment will create up to 54 new jobs

Merle Johnson Named Executive Director of Orangeburg County Development Commission

December 15, 2022

Merle Johnson comes from City of Greenville to begin on January 17, 2023.

Nephron Nitrile medical glove plant begins operations in Lexington County

December 8, 2022

Medical glove manufacturing facility Nephron Nitrile has officially opened its doors.

The Ritedose Corporation expanding operations in Richland County, SC

December 8, 2022

$81 Million investment will create 94 new jobs

Columbia ranked in national top 10 as strong residential home market for 2023

December 7, 2022

Realtor.com has released a list of trending destinations for homebuyers, listing Columbia, SC, among the top 10.

Palmetto Millworks of the Carolinas, LLC expanding operations in Richland County, SC

December 7, 2022

$5.5 Million investment will create 47 new jobs

Gov. Henry McMaster Signs MOU with United Kingdom to Bolster Economic Development

December 7, 2022

South Carolina is the 3rd State to Sign MOU with U.K.