Blog Archive Up to 2012

July 11, 2012

Greenville SC Real Estate Blog July 2012

Job Growth New Jobs in Greenville SC

Job growth in Greenville County continues to grow in 2012 as AVX Corp announced that they will add about 400 manufacturing and R&D jobs to their Fountain Inn site. Of that total, 279 will be new hires with about 150 being transferred from the Myrtle Beach location. AVX ...

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April 9, 2012

Greenville SC Real Estate Blog April 2012

Cliffs Communities Reorginization

Cliffs CommunitiesFaced with bankruptcy and foreclosure of properties at their high end Golf Course Communities at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Cliffs Club & Hospitality Group Inc (Clubco) has agreed to an acquisition bid from Steve and Penny Carlile. The Carliles are currently shareholders in ...

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Feb. 2, 2012

Greenville SC Real Estate Blog February 2012

BMW Expansion (Again!)

BMW_Zentrum_SpartanburgOur local car manufacturer recently announced that they would build the new X4 sports activity vehicle here in South Carolina and add another production line in order to produce 350 cars per day. That means hiring 200 new people in 2012 and up to 700 more by ...

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Dec. 14, 2011

Greenville SC Real Estate Blog - December 2011

TD Bank and 1400 New Jobs

TD Bank BillboardA phoenix has risen out of the fallout of the South Financial banking group here in Greenville. TD Bank purchased South Financial earlier in the year, and has announced that it will operate a new regional hub out of the large office space built ...

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Oct. 13, 2011

Greenville SC Real Estate Blog - October 2011

Fall for Greenville This Weekend

Fall for GreenvilleIt’s that time of year again when music, local food vendors, and sometimes whacky competitions descend on downtown Greenville. Fall is in the air this week and the 30th Fall for Greenville starts this weekend, with events kicking off on Friday afternoon. Forty of Greenville’s ...

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Sept. 6, 2011

Greenville SC Real Estate Blog - September 2011

Walmart Eyes Church Street Location

Shopping Carts

Photo by Peter Griffin

Walmart has its work cut out with their tentative proposal to put a Supercenter at Church Street and University Ridge. According to the master plan, the space is not large enough for a 100,000 square foot building, requiring it to ...

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July 12, 2011

Greenville SC Real Estate Blog - July 2011

Visionary Max Heller Passes


A few weeks ago, Greenville lost Max Heller, a man of vision who was instrumental in taking a dying urban landscape to what it is today. Max fled Nazi Germany as a teenager, established a textile company in Greenville, and when downtown retailers were fleeing for ...

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May 12, 2011

Greenville SC Real Estate Blog - May 2011

Amy’s Kitchen Expands to East Coast


The old Sara Lee building just off I-85 is getting ready for an upgrade with the announcement that Amy’s Kitchen is putting in a food processing and distribution facility at the location. Amy’s Kitchen produces pre-packaged vegetarian foods and expects to hire 700 workers ...

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April 12, 2011

Greenville SC Real Estate Blog - April 2011

Upcoming Greenville City Projects

Downtown Greenville

The City of Greenville is putting together its $10 million budget for capital projects in the upcoming fiscal year. Topping the list is the overhaul of Piazza Bergamo; that’s the big hole along N. Main Street where the old Woolworths building used to sit. There are ...

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Jan. 19, 2011

Greenville SC Real Estate Blog - January 2011

Foreclosures in Greenville

Greenville Foreclosure

Looking back over 2010, it appears that Greenville foreclosures and distressed properties has become a significant part of the real estate market, yet are well below what is going on nationally.  The local statistics are somewhat difficult to track, but based on data from the Greenville ...

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