Category Archives: Other Development

Getting There From Here by Expanding Public Transportation – A GADC CEO Perspective

Recently, a coalition of groups including the Greenville Area Development Corporation helped with a study to assess how several changes in the existing public transportation network could enhance workforce participation. Commonly recognized as one of the biggest barriers to employment in the Greenville area, the Workforce Data Collaborative study confirmed that Greenlink changes including longer [...]

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CEO Perspective: More Available Buildings Means More Opportunity for Greenville County

Over half of the companies that contact us here at GADC look first to buy or lease existing buildings, as opposed to assuming the risk of construction…

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MAPAL, Inc. growing Greenville County, SC tooling operations

GREENVILLE, S.C. – MAPAL, Inc., a global leader and innovator in the tooling industry, is expanding its existing Greenville County operations. The $4 million capital investment is expected to create 16 new jobs. A subsidiary of the German-based MAPAL Group, MAPAL, Inc. has had a presence in the United States for more than 40 years [...]

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Greenville Technical College to Transform the Future of the Manufacturing Educational World by Opening the Center for Manufacturing Innovation

Greenville, SC – September 30, 2016 – The Greenville Technical College catapulted themselves into the forefront of manufacturing education with the opening of the Gene Haas Center for Manufacturing Innovation. With its official opening on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, this $25 million facility provides 100,000 square feet of classrooms and labs to embody what some [...]

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Fitesa invests more in Greenville County expansion

UPSTATE BUSINESS JOURNAL Fitesa Simpsonville Inc., an industrial textile firm, recently unveiled its plans to invest 20 percent more than was originally announced to expand its Greenville County facility. The project, which the firm announced in March would total $52 million, is now being said to total $62 million. The investment will create 38 new [...]

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