COG Just another WordPress weblog Wed, 21 Mar 2018 20:21:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 RedStone opening this week Wed, 21 Mar 2018 20:21:55 +0000 Few of Indian Land’s development projects have stirred as much excitement in recent years as the RedStone shopping center, with its plans for a dozen new restaurants and the area’s first movie theater.

And now, after three years in the making, the wait is nearly over – RedStone Theatre 14 will hold its grand opening Friday, [...]]]> Road and sidewalk improvements planned Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:04:09 +0000 Getting to and from Fort Mill’s biggest downtown destinations could get a little easier. And that’s just for walkers.

The town has its latest list of C-funds projects ready for discussion. Fort Mill Town Council approved them last week. Next they head to York County planners for consideration. The list includes seven sidewalk and road resurfacing [...]]]> York County, South Carolina Mon, 05 Mar 2018 14:05:53 +0000 Situated in the heart of the Carolina Piedmont, just across the South Carolina line from dynamic metro Charlotte, York County brings together the grace and charm of life in a small community with the opportunities and advantages of the Charlotte region.

There are nine municipalities within York County: Clover, Fort Mill, Hickory Grove, McConnells, Rock Hill, [...]]]> Spec space boom is driving business to York County Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:06:01 +0000 David Swenson can remember a time when a manufacturer or distribution company in need of large-scale, existing space for a move into York County would be about out of luck. Then the spec boom hit two years ago.

LegacyPark West built two shell structures — totaling almost 560,000 square feet — in [...]]]> “Opportunities” keep knocking at Chester County’s door Thu, 08 Feb 2018 14:01:27 +0000 Business and industry is alive and well in the county, says Chester County Economic Development Director Karlisa Dean. That new industry or business that comes in under the label “Opportunity” continues to knock at Chester County’s door.

Dean sat down with The N&R recently to reflect on how 2017 treated Chester County and what was ahead [...]]]> Job growth requires ready facilities Thu, 08 Feb 2018 13:51:52 +0000 Lancaster County is primed for continued job growth this year, county Economic Development Director Jamie Gilbert says, and it’s scrambling to find enough good facilities to meet their needs.

“The top issue is clearly product development,” said department Director Jamie Gilbert, discussing the county’s 2018 goals for job creation.

“There is strong interest by some local industries [...]]]> Revolving Loan Fund Program Update Wed, 31 Jan 2018 18:43:18 +0000 When Robin Jackson, owner of Sheba’s Doggy Day Camp, decided to purchase commercial land and buildings for her doggy day camp, Catawba Regional, along with Bank of York, was able to assist with an RLF (Revolving Loan Fund) loan. Ms. Jackson is a certified pet care technician and has over ten years of experience in the industry. [...]]]> LUCA – Census 2020 Training Documents Tue, 23 Jan 2018 22:13:05 +0000 LUCA Training Powerpoint – Digital

Stanley Black & Decker to bring 500 jobs to York County Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:12:05 +0000 Stanley Black & Decker will build a new DeWalt hand tools plant in York County, bringing 500 jobs to the Fort Mill area.

The Charlotte Business Journal reported in May that the toolmaker was eyeing northern York County for a huge tool plant as the company worked to reshore production of its DeWalt and other brands of its hand tools.

The Stanley [...]]]> $350 million and 1,000 jobs Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:02:57 +0000 Much of the $350 million in new capital investment and the more than 1,000 new jobs Union County has enjoyed over the past decade has been due to the growth and expansion of existing industry which is also playing a vital role in the recruitment of new industry to the county.

In looking back at economic [...]]]>