Upstate Headlines: 20 Projects Fueling Greenville’s Real Estate Explosion

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A collection of the top Upstate headlines for the week of June 28, 2014.

20 projects fueling Greenville’s Real Estate Explosion– $221 Million. That’s a really big number. But it’s only a fraction of the dollar investment on the 20 downtown projects UBJ is highlighting in our midyear update. The total overall investment to Greenville will be much, much greater…

Modern flats planned across Poinsett Club– Another 18 homes would be added across from the Poinsett Club under a local architect’s proposal.Called Holland Flats, the development would sit on just under an acre at 722 E. McBee Ave., where a law firm has been, according to plans submitted to the city by Joel Van Dyke of Freeman & Major Architects…

14 row homes in the works for Markley Street– As development continues to heat up in downtown Greenville, a new single-family home development is slated for the corner of North Markley and Calhoun streets, near the Kroc Center…

Phase 2 of arena improvements underway– The Greenville Arena District recently launched the second phase of capital improvements at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. This phase includes renovating the ticket office, backstage areas, restrooms and concourse, along with a new roof…

Greenville on Under Armour’s short list for $80M center– Greenville could be the home of a sports apparel company’s new 2 million-square-foot distribution center, according to articles published by the Nashville Business Journal and the Atlanta Business Chronicle…

Mohawk announces $10M Spartanburg County investment– To support future business growth, Mohawk Flooring, the world’s largest flooring, is investing $10 million over the next decade in its Spartanburg County carpeting facility…

Full of Beans– Coffee Aficionados will soon have a new place to get their fix when Methodical Coffee opens in October at the Bank of America building in downtown Greenville. Will Shurtz, a certified Barista Guild of America (BGA) barista who currently runs Vagabond Barista, a traveling artisan coffee bar, will operate the new venture along with partners Marco Suarez and David Baker…