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Business

  • A victory lap for Lancaster County

    What a difference a decade can make.
    It was just 10 years ago, as the Great Recession took hold, that Forbes magazine listed Lancaster as the “most vulnerable” town in America.

  • Business Briefcase 8-22-18

    Ribbon-cutting at county airport Aug. 22
    Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce will assist with a ribbon cutting for the new parking apron at Lancaster County Airport at 1 p.m. Aug. 22 at 286 Aviation Blvd., Lancaster.

  • Business Briefcase 8-15-18

    Industry Appreciation Breakfast Aug. 16
    The Lancaster County Department of Economic Development and Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce will host the 2018 Lancaster County Industry Appreciation Breakfast 8-9:30 a.m. Aug. 16 in the Arnold Special Events Room at USC Lancaster, 476 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster. For details or to RSVP, call (803) 283-4105 or email brenda@lancasterchambersc.com.

  • Burlington hiring for Promenade store

    One of the first stores expected to open at the massive Promenade at Carolina Reserve shopping center has begun the first phase of hiring.
    Burlington Stores, a discount brand-name retailer of clothing and home decor, is expected to open its 40,000-square-foot store at Promenade this September, store officials announced. It is located at 7822 Charlotte Highway.
    “We are thrilled to open a new Burlington in the Indian Land community,” said Tom Kingsbury, president, CEO and chairman of Burlington Stores.

  • Business Briefcase 8-8-18

    Register now for leadership program
    Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce is taking applications for its seven-month 2018-19 Leadership Lancaster class. The class is limited to 30 participants. Application deadline is Sept. 30. Cost is $700 for chamber members, $750 for non-members. Email brenda@lancasterchambersc.com for details on the program.

  • Sharonview expanding, relocating HQ

    Sharonview Federal Credit Union is relocating its corporate headquarters within Lancaster County to a larger facility and plans to add more than 100 jobs as a result, the organization announced July 25.
    Sharonview President and CEO Bill Partin said the credit union will move from its current cramped digs in the 521 Corporate Center near the Red Ventures campus in Indian Land to new headquarters located less than a mile south on U.S. 521 in the former HSBC building at Edgewater Corporate Center.

  • Forbes ranks Sharonview tops in S.C.

    Sharonview Federal Credit Union has just been named the top-rated credit union in South Carolina by Forbes, the Indian Land-based financial institution announced last month.
    The magazine teamed up with market research firm Statista, surveying over 25,000 credit union members across the United States for their opinions on their current and former banking relationships.
    The credit unions were rated on overall recommendations and satisfaction, as well as five other areas: trust, terms and conditions, branch services, digital services and financial advice.

  • Business Briefcase 8-1-18

    Aug. 3 MBC focuses on IL Fall Festival
    Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce will hold its next Morning Business Connections 8:30-9:30 a.m. Aug. 3 at INSP/CrossRidge Cafe, 3000 World Reach Drive, Indian Land. Mike Neese will share information about the 2018 Indian Land Fall Festival, set for Nov. 3-4. Bring plenty of business cards to share.To RSVP, email brenda@lancasterchambersc.com.

  • Sharonview FCU to move headquarters in IL, add 115 jobs

    Sharonview Federal Credit Union is relocating its corporate headquarters within Lancaster County and plans to add scores of new jobs, the organization announced Wednesday, July 25.
    Sharonview’s President and CEO Bill Partin said the credit union will move from its current digs near the Redstone Ventures campus in Indian Land to new headquarters a little further south on U.S. 521 at the Edgewater Corporate Center.

  • Promenade is nearing completion

    Lancaster County’s largest current retail construction project is closing in on completion.
    Work at The Promenade at Carolina Reserve, located in southern Indian Land, is on schedule with the first stores slated to open later this summer, said Brad Combs, vice president of real estate for Hutton, the Tennessee-based project developer for property owner Lennar Corp.