South Carolina Archives

BF Expands State Energy Rankings With
Natural Gas, Lowest Emissions And Biofuels Leaders


WA, CA, OR top the field in Renewable Energy, while VT, RI, DE have the smallest carbon footprint.

SPECIAL REPORT: The Carolinas Are Bringing The Business


On what seems to be a job-creation winning streak, Carolina economic developers must be doing something right. From the May/June 2013 issue.

FEATURE STORY: The Story Of Storage

Facebook's Prineville, OR data center

As the industry advances cloud computing and greener operations, leading data centers are no longer sprawling cells of overheating computers and complex cables. From the March/April 2013 issue.

FEATURE STORY: 2013 Economic Development Awards


There may be fewer projects to aim for in the highly competitive environment of a recovering economy, but those who hope to succeed must find a way that distinguishes them from the rest of the field. Here are the organizations that have established a consistent standard of excellence and embraced the best practices to secure the projects that bring bundles of new jobs to their locations. From the March/April 2013 issue.

Duke Energy Selects Five South Carolina Properties For Potential Industrial Development


Ideal candidates for Duke Energy’s site readiness program are 75 acres or larger, served by the utility. A qualified site can be either best suited for a single, large industrial facility or data center, or well-suited for a potential industrial park (multi-tenant site).

COVER STORY: 2012 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards


Baxter International’s decision to make a $1.3-billion investment in an expansion of its bio/pharmaceutical manufacturing promises to propel the Peach State into the front ranks of national biotech powerhouses. From the January/February 2013 issue.

Airbus, Caterpillar, Bridgestone, eBay Earn Honorable Mentions from Business Facilities in 2012 Economic Deal Of The Year Competition


Four projects were cited for Honorable Mentions in Business Facilities’ 2012 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition.

Time Warner Cable Expanding In Lexington County, SC


Time Warner Cable Carolinas provides technologically advanced video, Internet, and telephone services to more than 2.1 million residential and business customers. Its more than 7,900 local employees serve customers in more than 400 cities and towns across North and South Carolina. The $24 million investment in Lexington County is expected to create 644 new jobs.