Inland Port Greer’s $25M Expansion Plan

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has received a $25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to support the expansion of its 50-acre inland port in Greer. Once complete, the expansion of Inland Port Greer will increase terminal…

Upstate Alliance Shares Regional Economic Trends

Several trends are changing the way local economic development organizations move forward into 2019. John Lummus, Executive Director of Upstate Alliance, a regional economic development group, highlighted the changes at a recent Greer City Council meeting last Tuesday. “I feel…

Greer Chamber Names New President

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce has hired David Merhib as its new president and CEO. Merhib has served as the president and CEO of the Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce in Brookings, S.D. for the last four years. “I am looking forward to…