Conservation Easements

Despite historic successes, conservation efforts remain critical to protecting Upstate’s natural beauty

Source: Greenville News (September 1, 2022) – The mountains and foothills of northwestern South Carolina are a place of singular beauty and abundant natural resources, causing people to flock here for centuries. That growth has exploded exponentially in recent decades and, if left unchecked, it has the potential to destroy the very things that drew…

The Breakout Cities on the Forefront of America’s Economic Recovery

May 9, 2021 (Source: Wall Street Journal)  -Rising stars such as Greenville, S.C., Des Moines, Iowa, and Provo, Utah, built out vibrant economies even before the pandemic; now, they are drawing new workers and businesses The pandemic is accelerating growth in midsize cities, positioning them to lead the charge in the nation’s economic rebound. Even…

COVID-19 Has Changed The Housing Market Forever. Here’s Where Americans Are Moving (And Why)

October 11, 2020 – Source: Forbes/Peter Taylor – Amid all the uncertainty brought on by COVID-19 over the past six months, one thing is assured: the pandemic has re-ordered real estate markets across the board on an unprecedented scale. Some of this may be irreversible. Real estate’s re-sorting this time isn’t just based on markets…

SC Real Estate Simmering on All Fronts

November 23, 2020 (Source: Greenville Magaine/David Dykes/L. C. Leach III) Be it large or small commercial, industrial, office, retail, residential, or space devoted to tourism and greenery, the current real estate market in South Carolina is a boom looking for a place to erupt. And during the inaugural SC Leadership Exchange webinar in November, real…