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142 E Main St

142 E Main St


$

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 1996

Current Smith's Drugs store building will be replaced by the planned construction of a 6 story mixed use building with the drug store, drivethru, and additional retail/ apartment spaces.

Smith's Drugs

Errands & Groceries

Pharmacy and Drug Store, soon to undergo redevelopment and expansion.


Spartanburg County Public Library

151 S Church St


$14,600,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 1999

Opened in 1997, the relocation of the Spartanburg County Public Library Headquarters to downtown was one of the most important early steps in the area's redevelopment.

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Green Spaces & Arboretums, Museums, Creative Industries, Gallery & Exhibition, Public Art, Indoor Performance Venues, Studios & Workshops Spaces, Outdoor Performance Venues

Since 1997, this public library has been serving the best business to it's citizens of Spartanburg County. It offers greenspaces, live music, Spark Space makers hub, weekly programming and galleries.

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Errands & Groceries, Education, Major Employers, Shopping, Entertainment, Professional Services

Since 1997, this public library has been serving the best business to it's citizens of Spartanburg County. It offers greenspaces, live music, Spark Space makers hub, weekly programming and galleries.


Broadview Center

201 E Broad Street


$1,500,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2000

Office and retail space. Home to Meeting Street Academy.

Meeting Street Academy

Education


Joseph K. Maddox Jr. Law

130 East Broad Street, Suite 101


$1,000,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2000

Complete renovation of building to house law firm of Joseph K. Maddox Jr.


350 E Saint John St

350 E St John St


$1,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2001

New office construction that was completed in 2001


Advance America Corporate Headquarters

135 N Church St.


$6,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2001

Corporate Headquarters for Advance America.

There Advance America fountain features "Nesting" sculpture by Rosie Sandifer.

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Major Employers

Advance America's corporate headquarters. This NYSE-traded company employs 250 people in downtown Spartanburg across a range of disciplines, including finance, accounting, and marketing.


Harrison, White, Smith & Coggins, P.C.

178 W Main St.


$2,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2001

Prominent law firm in Downtown Spartanburg.


McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture

127 Dunbar St


$1,600,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2001

Renovated office space housing Spartanburg architecture firm, McMillan Pazdan Smith

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An regional architecture firm whose objective is to help their clients to develop enviroments that demonstrate their personalities to enhance ones communities.

Professional Services


149 S Daniel Morgan Avenue

149 S Daniel Morgan Avenue


$150,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2001

Renovation of existing building to house several apartments, office, and commercial space

149 S Daniel Morgan Avenue

Where to Live, Major Employers, Dining

Mixed Use building, home to the Farmer's Table, Coldwell Banker Caine, and residential apartments


SPARTA Passenger Center

100 N Liberty St.


$1,500,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2002

Serving as the main bus station for Spartanburg's mass transit bus service, the SPARTA Passenger Center provides riders easy access downtown from all corners of the city.

SPARTA Passenger Center

Transportation & Public Parking

SPARTA bus fleet (including two hybrid buses) and Greyhound bus station


Palladian Building

113 W Main St.


$600,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2002

Home of Spartanburg-based marketing firm, The Palladian Group

Palladian Group

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A marketing firm set out to serve to clients and help assist with their very own distinctive custom projects.

Professional Services


Citizens & Southern National Bank Building

148 W Main St.


$300,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2002

Renovation which transformed former bank building into restaurant space.

Wild Wing Cafe

Dining

Planned renovation of Wild Wing Cafe's new location


Inn On Main

319 E Main St.


$800,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2002

One of Spartanburg's most beautiful historic homes, operating today as a bed and breakfast.

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Spartanburg's very own bed and breakfast.


Magnolia Street Parking Garage

Entrances On N Church & Magnolia Streets


$10,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2003

Constructed along with the Dunbar Street Parking Garage, the 667 spaces in this garage serve employees and visitors in Downtown Spartanburg

Transportation & Public Parking

667 space Parking Garage, close to Morgan Square, the Montgomery Building, Cambria Hotel, Children's Museum, and more.


One Morgan Square

1 Morgan Square


$14,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2003

Originally constructed as the corporate headquarters for a national hotel chain, today One Morgan Square provides space for numerous businesses in Downtown Spartanburg

Green Spaces & Arboretums, Creative Industries, Gallery & Exhibition, Public Art, Outdoor Performance Venues

Corporate office space.

Johnson Development

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Major Employers

Initially focused on the development of local industrial and commercial property, Johnson Development, Inc. has steadily grown into a multi-division real estate developer of industrial, multifamily, self-storage, and commercial properties, with a rapidly expanding national footprint. Well-capitalized and privately-held, JDA prides itself in the firm's principles of excellence, integrity, and social responsibility. Its divisions are highly adept in site selection and acquisition, master planning, building community consensus, entitlement, and management.


Marriott Hotel And Conference Center

299 North Church Street


$57,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2003

The opening of the Marriott Hotel & Conference Center was a significant marker in the evolution of Downtown Spartanburg. With 240 rooms, 27 meeting rooms, and more than 30,000 square feet of meeting and conference space, the Spartanburg Marriott is one of the finest facilities of its kind in the Southeast. The hotel received upgrades totaling $7,000,000 in 2012. For more information about the hotel, visit: http://bit.ly/Zww6H0


Dunbar Street Parking Garage

Entrances On Dunbar And Commerce Streets


$10,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2003

Constructed along with the Magnolia Street Parking Garage, the 554 spaces in this garage serve employees and visitors in Downtown Spartanburg

Transportation & Public Parking

554 space Parking Garage, close to Morgan Square, the Montgomery Building, Cambria Hotel, Main Street, Fr8yard, and more.


The Hangar At First Baptist Church

Dunbar St.


$7,800,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2003

First Baptist Church's student center. This 62,500 sq ft facility features a stadium-seating auditorium that accommodates 950 people.

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Religious Center.

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Worship, Entertainment

The Hangar is the “hang-out” space for the youth. This space includes a 3-on-3 basketball area, an outside volleyball court and eating area, a fully functional cafe, gaming stations, a large screen TV area, ping pong, foosball, and an audio broadcasting facility.


Advent Children's Center

140 Advent St.


$10,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2003

Preschool operated by the Episcopal Church of the Advent, serving children ages 2–4.


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Education

Early childhood program that operates from late August to mid-May (35 weeks).


Mary Black Foundation

349 E Main St.


$5,500,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2003

Office building housing Mary Black Foundation as well as several other businesses The Mary Black Foundation is a private foundation established to improve the health of Spartanburg County, South Carolina. Their major goals are: Impact, Engage and Partner.

Mary Black Rail Trail

Active Living, Major Employers

The Mary Black Foundation is a private foundation established to improve the health of Spartanburg County, South Carolina. Their major goals are: Impact, Engage and Partner. The Rail Trail runs parallel between Pine Street and Union Street, with future expansions planned to connect downtown.


Barnet Park

248 E St John St


$3,200,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2004

Spartanburg’s premier outdoor concert and special events venue, the seven-acre Barnet Park plays host to dozens of events each year. Located adjacent to the Chapman Cultural Center and the George Dean Johnson Jr. College of Business and Economics, it contains the Zimmerli Amphitheater, which seats approximately 1,100 in the fixed seating area, with additional seating for up to 4,900 on the terraced lawn.

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Green Spaces & Arboretums, Public Art, Outdoor Performance Venues

One of Spartanburg's premier outdoor concert and special event venues.

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Active Living, Entertainment


109 W Main St

109 W Main St.


$1,125,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2004

Renovations of existing downtown building for restaurant

Wild Wing Cafe

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Laid-back chain offering chicken wings in a variety of flavors amid a sports-bar atmosphere.

Wild Wing Cafe

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Dining

Laid-back chain offering chicken wings in a variety of flavors amid a sports-bar atmosphere.


QS/1 Headquarters

201 W St John St.


$12,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2004

A global leader in the pharmacy management software industry, QS/1 opened the doors on its corporate headquarters in Downtown Spartanburg in 2004.


Cantrell Wagon Building

196 W Main St.


$850,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2004

Renovation of historic building on W Main St. with ground floor retail and apartment units above.

Carriage House Wines

Where to Live, Errands & Groceries, Dining, Shopping

Carriage House Wines on ground floor, with apartment units above. Enjoy a large selection of wine and craft beer retail, in addition to a wine bar and weekly tasting nights.


Monsoon Noodle House

129 W Main St.


$250,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2004

Historic building on Morgan Square renovated for downtown restaurant.

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Dining

Casual asian cuisine located in downtown Spartanburg.


Mary Black Rail Trail

295 E Henry St


$

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2004

2 mile trail just South of downtown, complete with B-cycles, public sculptural art, Panthers Play60 course, outdoor amphitheater, exercise stations, bike park, designated crosswalks, and more.

The Rail Trail is home to many works of public, sculptural art-- most notably at the Henry Street trailhead and Rail Park off of Forest Ave, including an outdoor amphitheater.

Active Living

The Rail Trail runs parallel between Pine Street and Union Street, with future expansions planned to connect downtown. It is a 2 mile trail just South of downtown, complete with B-cycles, public sculptural art, Panthers Play60 course, outdoor amphitheater, exercise stations, bike park, designated crosswalks, and more. The Mary Black Foundation is a private foundation established to improve the health of Spartanburg County, South Carolina. Their major goals are: Impact, Engage and Partner.


Warrior Duck Building

104 N Daniel Morgan Ave.


$2,000,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2005

Renovation of historic building to be used for office space


George Johnson Insurance

314 S Pine St


$600,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2005

Renovation of historic home for office space

Professional Services


Bible Study Time

157 E St John St


$50,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2005

Renovation of existing office space for Bible Study Time, Inc.


395 N Church St

395 N Church St


$80,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2005

Renovation of existing building for First Citizens Bank branch

First Citizens Bank

Errands & Groceries


183 Dunbar Street

183 Dunbar St.


$700,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2005

Renovation of existing downtown building

Louise Johnson Interiors

Creative Industries

Interior design consultation

Louise Johnson Interiors

Professional Services

Interior design consultation


101 E Main Street

101 E Main St.


$600,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2005

Renovation of existing downtown building, for a restaurant and several apartment units.

Lime Leaf Thai

Dining

LimeLeaf Thai: An intimate & stylish Thai restaurant boasting a diverse menu of authentic dishes plus a full bar. View Website


Morgan Square

W Main St.


$3,200,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2006

Renovation of Morgan Square to create an inviting public space to serve as a focal point for activity in Downtown Spartanburg

Morgan Square

Green Spaces & Arboretums, Historic Sites, Public Art, Outdoor Performance Venues

Home to several public art and sculptures, the Daniel Morgan sculpture, and many seasonal City Special Events programming and festivals: Skating on the Square, Music on Main, Jazz on the Square, Live on the Square, etc.

Morgan Square

Active Living, Entertainment

Location of many seasonal City Special Events programming and festivals: Skating on the Square, Music on Main, Jazz on the Square, Live on the Square, etc.


Spartanburg County Foundation

424 E Kennedy St.


$1,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2006

Office building that serves as home to Spartanburg County Foundation, the oldest nonprofit community foundation in Spartanburg


Chapman Cultural Center

200 E St John St.


$44,500,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2007

Completed after the largest community fundraising effort in Spartanburg's history, the Chapman Cultural Center is a 112,000 square-foot arts facility serves as home to The Arts Partnership of Greater Spartanburg and houses the regional history museum, the 500-seat David Reid Theater and the science center

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Museums, Gallery & Exhibition, Indoor Performance Venues

An non-profit organization, home for many exhibit spaces, studio spaces and a 476 seat dance theater. Find the Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg History Museum, Ballet Spartanburg, Spartanburg Science Center, Little Theatre, Youth Theatre, Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra, and the HUB-BUB Placemaking Studio on Chapman's campus.

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Education, Major Employers, Entertainment, Professional Services

An non-profit organization, home for many exhibit spaces, studio spaces and a 476 seat dance theater. Find the Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg History Museum, Ballet Spartanburg, Spartanburg Science Center, Little Theatre, Youth Theatre, Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra, and the HUB-BUB Placemaking Studio on Chapman's campus.


340 E Main St

340 E Main St.


$15,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2007

Multi-story office building

TD Bank

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Errands & Groceries

Local bank in downtown Spartanburg.


Bijou Building

147 E Main St.


$1,700,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2007

Renovation of existing downtown building, currently houses several local businesses

Hub City Scoops, Downtown Deli, Good Karma Boutique, Black Derby Barber Co., The Urban Planter

Errands & Groceries, Dining, Shopping

Hub City Scoops: Family owned ice cream shop serving super-premium ice cream, ice cream cakes and specialty treats. View Website

Downtown Deli & Donuts: Whether you're craving coffee & a donut or the best breakfast and lunch in Spartanburg, you'll find it here. View Website

Black Derby Barber Co.: A traditional barber shop specializing in men's grooming, straight razor shaves, classic clipper cutting and shoe shining.

The Urban Planter:Plant and gardening retail shop.

Good Karma Boutique: Clothing and Accessory boutique specializing in goods that are eco-friendly and responsibly-made, giving back to global initiatives and programs.


Integral Solutions

450 Wofford St


$3,200,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2007

Offices of Integral Solutions, an IT communications and infrastructure firm


Library Commons

155 E Broad St.


$12,500,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2008

An upscale condominium development, featuring ground level storefronts housing several downtown businesses

Paisley Paw Pet Boutique, Library Commons Apartments

Where to Live, Errands & Groceries, Shopping

Library Commons Apartments: Located just one block from Main Street and Morgan Square, Library Commons inspires a renaissance for sophisticated urban living. One-bedroom and two-bedroom condominiums. View Website

Paisley Paw is a pet boutique featuring a DIY dog wash, grooming appointments and a bakery with homemade treats. View Website


Krispy Kreme

354 N Church St.


$1,500,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2008

New construction for Krispy Kreme doughnut shop.


SAFE Homes–Rape Crisis Coalition, Mary's Thrift Shop

236 Union St.


$170,500

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2008

Renovation of space for nonprofit organization

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Shopping

An local rape crisis for women and thrift shop in downtown Spartanburg.


172 E Main Street

172 E Main St.


$3,700,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2008

Downtown retail and office space

Upstate Gallery on Main, Katalyst Network Group

Upstate Gallery on Main USC Upstate's downtown gallery

Katalyst Network Group Local technology company that assists customers throughout the globe with secured business solutions.

Upstate Gallery on Main

Entertainment

USC Upstate's downtown gallery


Piedmont Club

361 E Main St.


$1,000,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2008

Renovation of historic structure housing Piedmont Club

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Dining

A club committed to serve superb food and exceptional service in a comfortable environment.


146 E Main Street

146 E Main St.


$880,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2008

Renovation of existing downtown building for commercial and residential use

Three Sisters' Boutique

Shopping

Downtown women's clothing store offering brands such as Nanette Lepore, French Connection and Free People.


Hot Spot Skate Park

339 Union St.


$1,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2009

The Hot Spot Skate Park is Spartanburg's first outdoor skate park, including both street-style features and a full flow course.

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Active Living

Spartanburg's first outdoor skate park, including both street-style features and a full flow course.


320 E Main St

320 E Main St


$25,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2009

Multi-story, Class A office building

South State Bank

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Errands & Groceries

Bank with locations in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia


Carolina Alliance Bank Headquarters

200 S Church St


$4,500,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2009

Multi-story office building constructed to serve as headquarters for Carolina Alliance Bank

Carolina Alliance Bank

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Errands & Groceries

Local community bank.


226 W Main St

226 W Main St


$6,000,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2009

Renovation of existing downtown building complex, that now serves as home to local restaurants and a brewery

RJ Rockers Brewery, The Silo at RJ Rockers, Cribb's Kitchen, and Main Street Pub

Creative Industries, Gallery & Exhibition, Public Art, Indoor Performance Venues, Outdoor Performance Venues

RJ Rockers Brewery and The Silo: A brewery using premium ingredients and time-honored brewing techniques to make genuinely exceptional beer. Featuring live music in indoor and outdoor spaces.View Website

Cribb's Kitchen: Serving new and traditional American cuisine, Cribb's is open for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Sunday. View Website

Main Street Pub & Eatery: Serving a pub menu, this bar and grill features live music each night of the weekend, themed Trivia nights, and Tuesday night karaoke. View Website

RJ Rockers Brewery, The Silo at RJ Rockers, Cribb's Kitchen, and Main Street Pub

Dining, Entertainment

RJ Rockers Brewery: This brewery and taproom provides great tasting handcrafted beer. Enjoy a tour, a tasting, and live music. Home to The Silo restaurant, which features creative dishes starring the flavors and brews of RJ Rockers. View Website

Cribb's Kitchen: Serving new and traditional American cuisine, Cribb's is open for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Sunday. View Website

Main Street Pub & Eatery: A popular dining and nightlife spot serving a pub menu with monthly specials, a selection of craft beer and unique spirits. Enjoy karaoke, trivia, premiere sports viewing, and more. View Website


Palmetto Building

100 E Main St.


$3,634,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2009

Renovation of existing building, creating two floors of loft-style apartments and ground floor retail space

OEC Graphics, Bella Dance Studio

Creative Industries, Public Art, Indoor Performance Venues, Studios & Workshops Spaces

OEC Graphics is the oldest private family-owned pre-media company in the entire United States of America. Bella Dance Studio teaches the basics of belly dancing. Colorful, abstract mini-mural by Frankie Zombie outside tenant entrance and Growler Haus' biergarten courtyard.

Palmetto Lofts, Groucho's Deli, Two Doors Down, Bella Dance Studio, Live Fit Now

Where to Live, Active Living, Dining, Shopping

Palmetto Lofts: Luxury apartment living featuring views overlooking Morgan Square. Flats and townhomes with prices ranging from $1,000 to $2,100 a month. View Website

Groucho's Deli: A neighborhood deli serving signature sandwiches, salads, melts and more. View Website

Two Doors Down Retail store that prides itself on quality clothing, accessories and customer service. Includes brands such as Level 99, BB Dakota and Molly Bracken. View Website

Bella Dance An eclectic school of creative movement specializing in belly dance instruction. View Website

Live Fit Now Fitness and Pilates Studio Specializing in Personal Training, Group Training, Stott Pilates Equipment Sessions, TRX Suspension Training, Athletic & Functional Training. View Website


Indigo Hall

190 Ezell St.


$1,500,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2009

Renovation of existing downtown building for new event and banquet space

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Indoor Performance Venues

Unique venue space for special events.

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Entertainment

Unique venue space for special events.


USC Upstate George Dean Johnson Jr. College Of Business And Economics

160 E St John St.


$30,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2010

Opening in 2010, the George Dean Johnson Jr. College of Business and Economics joined the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center and the Chapman Cultural Center on Downtown's blooming northern end. The college houses USC Upstate's Business and Economics undergraduate programs

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Green Spaces & Arboretums, Creative Industries, Gallery & Exhibition, Indoor Performance Venues, Outdoor Performance Venues

Affectionately known as “The George,” the 60,000-square-foot, $30 million George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics at USC Upstate is as impressive as the vitae of its namesake, who is regarded as an entrepreneurial legend.

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Education, Major Employers, Professional Services

This state-of-the-art facility features a stock trading lab where students will make real time stock trading calls based on momentum, news and overall current-day stock market action. When not in use, it doubles as a much-needed computer lab. Smart classrooms and a tiered classroom that can accommodate 80 students, means faculty members will be using the latest technology to teach. The three galleries in “The George” features rotating exhibits from The Johnson Collection, comprised of more than 600 pieces ranging from the 1700s to the present.


Delaney's Irish Pub

117 W Main St


$30,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2010

Renovation of of downtown space for popular restaurant and bar.

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Indoor Performance Venues

Authentic Irish pub with Live Music bands, 15 HD televisions, and many delicious dishes to choose from!

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Dining, Entertainment

An authentic Irish pub that offers a complete menu of appetizers, sandwiches, authentic Irish & American classic food … something to satisfy everyone, including the kids. Full bar is also offered here. Enjoy the outdoor pub seating overlooking Morgan Square and Main Street in warm weather.


Masonic Temple

188 W Main St.


$350,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2010

Renovation of the ground floor of the historic Masonic Temple building for three commercial businesses

Hub City Book Shop, Little River Coffee Bar

Creative Industries, Gallery & Exhibition, Indoor Performance Venues, Outdoor Performance Venues

Hub City Bookshop & Press A non-profit liberated book store housed for literary art enthusiasts. View Website

The Little River Coffee Bar A pleasant coffee bar housing hot tea, coffee, fresh baked desserts and goods including local area artwork, open mic nights, and downtown programming outside.View Website

Hub City Book Shop, Little River Coffee Bar and Cakehead Bakeshop

Dining, Shopping, Entertainment, Professional Services

Hub City Bookshop & Press A non-profit liberated book store housed for literary art enthusiasts. View Website

The Little River Coffee Bar A pleasant coffee bar housing hot tea, coffee, fresh baked desserts and goods including local area artwork, open mic nights, and downtown programming outside.View Website

The CakeHead Bakeshop Homemade desserts inherited from recipes from baker Liz Blanchard. View Website


St. John Street Parking Garage

E St John St.


$11,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2010

750 space Parking garage constructed to accommodate USC Upstate George Dean Johnson Jr. College of Business and Economics, Chapman Cultural Center, the Montgomery Building, and future development on adjacent parcels

750 space Parking garage constructed to accommodate USC Upstate George Dean Johnson Jr. College of Business and Economics, Chapman Cultural Center, the Montgomery Building, and future development on adjacent parcels


White Oak Management

130 E Main St.


$2,000,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2010

Renovation of existing downtown building, housing White Oak Manor


VCOM- Carolinas

350 Howard St


$30,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2011

Construction of new Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine campus, on the 18 acre site of the former Spartan Mills in the City's Northside.

VCOM- Carolinas

Green Spaces & Arboretums, Historic Sites

VCOM- Carolinas

Education

Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine campus, on the 18 acre site of the former Spartan Mills in the City's Northside. The nonprofit, private College's mission is to "prepare globally-minded, community-focused physicians to meet the needs of rural and medically underserved populations and promote research to improve human health."


Magnolia Lofts

249 Magnolia St.


$3,200,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2012

Renovation of existing historic downtown building for loft-style apartment space

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Where to Live

Newly renovated studio and 1-bedroom loft apartments in the central business district. About a 6-minute walk from VCOM.


Thomas Hannah YMCA

151 Ribault St.


$15,800,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2012

New home of the YMCA in Spartanburg

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Active Living

A community cornerstone, offering a variety of fitness and wellness opportunities including youth activities, adult sports and outdoor adventures. Child care is available after school and during holidays.


West Main Streetscaping

W Main St.


$350,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2012

Streetscaping project included resurfacing West Main Street between Daniel Morgan Avenue and West St. John Street, replacing gutters, adding bike lanes in each direction, reducing lanes for automobiles from two to one in each direction, replacing the existing concrete sidewalks with wider, brick-paver sidewalks, and adding street lights, trees and other new landscaping.


Meeting Street Academy

201 E Broad St #110


$1,500,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2012

Renovation of existing downtown space for independent school serving children from under-resourced areas, pre-K through 5th grade

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Education

A local private school based in downtown Spartanburg.


Kennedy Street Garage

Kennedy St


$400,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2012

Upgrades to existing city parking garage, with 750 parking spaces. Adjacent to the Spartanburg County Public Library Headquarters, Meeting Street Academy, Denny's Headquarters, and the Spartanburg Community College Downtown Campus.

Transportation & Public Parking

750 space parking garage, adjacent to the Spartanburg County Public Library Headquarters, Meeting Street Academy, Denny's Headquarters, and the Spartanburg Community College Downtown Campus.


Downtown Pocket Park

190 W Main St


$

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2012

Addition of City maintained pocket park, featuring cafe-style seating, wifi, and eco-friendly pavement solutions to limit water runoff.

Green Spaces & Arboretums, Outdoor Performance Venues

Addition of City maintained pocket park, featuring cafe-style seating, wifi, and eco-friendly pavement solutions to limit water runoff. Featured Downtown Programming location.

Entertainment

City maintained pocket park, featuring cafe-style seating, wifi, and eco-friendly pavement solutions to limit water runoff. Downtown programming and performance location.


Spartanburg Community College, Downtown Campus

220 E Kennedy St


$19,400,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2013

Renovation of historic Evans Building, original home of Spartanburg High School, to serve as new Downtown Campus for Spartanburg Community College

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Green Spaces & Arboretums, Historic Sites, Creative Industries, Gallery & Exhibition, Public Art, Indoor Performance Venues, Studios & Workshops Spaces

Renovation of historic Evans Building, original home of Spartanburg High School, to serve as new Downtown Campus for Spartanburg Community College.

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Education, Major Employers

Renovation of historic Evans Building, original home of Spartanburg High School, to serve as new Downtown Campus for Spartanburg Community College.


The Local Hiker

173 E Main St.


$250,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2013

Renovation of space in existing downtown building for 2013 Main Street Challenge winner, The Local Hiker, specializing in hiking, backpacking and camping supplies. Also features residential apartments above.

The Local Hiker and Apartments at 173 Main

Where to Live, Active Living, Shopping

The Local Hiker: An outdoor equipment supplier educating, encouraging and equipping those looking to get outdoors. View Website

Apartments at 173 Main


152 Magnolia St

152 Magnolia St.


$850,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2013

Renovation of existing downtown building, for the corporate headquarters for Pure Barre fitness concept.

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Renovation of existing downtown building, now the corporate headquarters for Pure Barre fitness concept.


Church Street Lofts

275 S Church St.


$6,000,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2014

Extensive modernization renovation of former Schyuler Apartment Building, Spartanburg's third tallest building. Church Street Lofts houses 88 rental apartment units and features a two fitness centers and a rooftop lounge.

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Where to Live

First evolved as a courthouse village but currently represented as an group of upscale apartment living homes.


314 South Townhomes

314 S Pine St.


$2,100,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2014

New townhome development adjacent to the Mary Black Foundation Rail Trail and Thomas E. Hannah YMCA

Where to Live


St. Paul The Apostle Catholic Church

290 E Main St.


$14,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2014

New home for St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church

St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, St. Paul the Apostle School

Education, Worship

St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church New home for St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church View Website

St. Paul the Apostle School A catholic school devoted to helping God's children to develop in faith, succeed in academic excellence, become able-bodied leaders, care for their community and be the best students they can be. View Website


Motte & Sons Bootlegging

220 E Daniel Morgan Ave.


$300,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2014

Upfit of existing building for 2013 Main Street Challenge winner, Motte & Sons Bootlegging, Spartanburg's first micro-distillery.

Motte & Sons Bootlegging

Shopping

Locally-distilled moonshine and liquors, with local gifts and snacks for purchase


151 W Main Street

151 W Main St.


$2,950,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2014

Renovation of existing downtown building.


121 W Main St

121 W Main St.


$815,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2014

Upfit of existing downtown building for restaurant

Renato in Centro

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Dining

Downtown Spartanburg staple, serving Italian food and wine since 1991.


201 Wall Street

201 Wall St.


$1,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2014

New downtown mixed-use building featuring three ground floor retail spaces, as well as nine rental apartment units.

Health in Hand, Bahn Mi Baby, Monster Subs, & Wall Street Apartments

Where to Live, Dining

Health in Hand Juice and Smoothie Bar Fresh squeezed brisk juices, and smoothies including healthy snacks and meals. View Website

Banh Mi Baby Fast casual Vietnamese banh mi sandwiches, bowls, and bites

Monster Subs New York-style deli subs, sandwiches, and salads.


Wall Street Streetscaping

Wall St.


$100,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2015

Conversion of downtown side street into "festival street" concept, closed to vehicular traffic during most times of the year. Pedestrian walkways and the street's vehicular are distinguished by different colors and patterns of pavers, with no elevated curb separating the roadway and pedestrian walkway. New unique lighting fixtures were also installed


Sparkle City Miniputt

145 W Broad Street


$80,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2015

Coming to fruition through a public-private partnership between Hub-Bub, the City of Spartanburg and an anonymous donor, Sparkle City Miniputt is a free, nine-hole miniature golf course on E Broad St.

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Active Living, Entertainment

Free mini-putt course located in downtown Spartanburg, mixing public art (sculptural and mural) with interactive fun for all ages. Putters and balls can be borrowed from Little River Coffee Bar, Growler Haus, Hub City Scoops, The Local Hiker, and Paisley Paw.


E Main Streetscaping

E Main St.


$210,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2015

Streetscaping project includes straightening lanes on E Main Street between Church and Liberty streets, widening the sidewalk and moving landscaping trees into "bump outs" between sections of parallel parking.


GHS Children’s Hospital - Spartanburg Pediatric Health Center

201 E Broad St.


$2,000,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2015

Renovation of existing downtown space for Greenville Hospital System’s Children’s Hospital. Spartanburg Pediatric Health Center accepts all insurance including Molina, Absolute Total Care, Wellcare, The Blues, Advicare and SC Medicaid program. The Health Center also serves as a School Based Health Clinic for Meeting Street Academy students located in the same building.

Professional Services


Event Rentals

316 W Main St.


$1,600,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2015

New location for Event Rentals.

Professional Services


130 Magnolia Street

130 Magnolia St.


$1,500,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2016

Renovation of historic building on Magnolia Street

Children's Museum of the Upstate

Education, Entertainment

Spartanburg location of the Children's Museum of the Upstate, which opened in 2018, featuring interactive, Hub-City-themed exhibits, geared for children 5 years and younger.


Aug Smith On Main

174 East Main Street


$10,500,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2017

Renovation of historic department story, set to become 46 luxury apartments with expansive groundfloor retail space.

Aug Smith on Main, Spill the Beans, and the SMC Downtown Studio space

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Where to Live, Education, Dining

45 urban apartment complexes, with ground-floor commercial and collegiate space, including Spill the Beans (coffeeshop & ice cream) and the downtown meeting studio for Spartanburg Methodist College.


FR8Yard

125 E. Main Street


$600,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2017

The Upstate's first biergarten! An outdoor restaurant and entertainment space constructed out of repurposed shipping containers. Features biergarten games, Jumbotron for sports, and an acoustic stage for live concerts and events. Family-friendly and dog-friendly.

Outdoor Performance Venues

An outdoor beer garden and restaurant space constructed out of repurposed shipping containers. Features biergarten games, Jumbotron for sports, and an acoustic stage for live concerts and events. Family-friendly and dog-friendly.

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Dining, Entertainment

An outdoor beer garden and restaurant space constructed out of repurposed shipping containers. Features biergarten games, Jumbotron for sports, and an acoustic stage for live concerts and events. Family-friendly and dog-friendly.


AC Hotel Spartanburg

225 West Main St.


$20,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2017

New 100-room luxury boutique hotel planned for the corner of Daniel Morgan Ave. and W Main St. View Website

Gallery & Exhibition, Indoor Performance Venues

AC Hotel Rooftop Bar

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Dining, Entertainment

The only thing better than the food and beverages here are the views from this 10th-story rooftop bar. Open to the public as well as guests of the first AC Hotel in the state of South Carolina.


Magnolia St. Streetscaping

Magnolia St.


$150,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2017

Streetscaping for Magnolia Street included widening the sidewalk to 20 ft., allowing for better pedestrian traffic flow as well as potential sidewalk seating for existing restaurants and potential future developments. Existing street trees were removed and replaced with new trees in islands between sections of parallel parking, and a short brick and wrought iron wall will be constructed to serve as a barrier between the sidewalk and street.


Railroad Quiet Zone

W Main


$500,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2017

Railroad quiet zone improvement for nearby AC Hotel


118 Magnolia St

118 Magnolia St.


$1,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2017

Reconstruction of 118 Magnolia Street for relocation of Miyako Sushi Group from space next door. The upstairs construction features Bar 1884 restaurant and rooftop bar overlooking Magnolia Street.

Miyako's Sushi Group and Bar 1884

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Dining

Miyakos is an authentic Asian fusion restaurant (below) serving items from sushi to hibachi. Bar 1884 (upstairs) features a rooftop bar for an enhanced dining experience, and modern Americana menu.


Lundy Building

141-143 West Main Street


$2,000,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2017

Significant mixed-use renovation of historic 10,000 sf building located on Morgan Square. Ground floor restaurant, second floor apartments, and a two-story townhome that opens onto Wall Street.

Mezcal Taberna Mexicana

Where to Live, Dining

Mezcal: Traditional Mexican cuisine, with tapas style dishes. View Website


The Kennedy

221 East Kennedy Street


$295,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2017

Complete renovation of restaurant space. New restaurant concept, The Kennedy, is the brainchild of S.C. Chef Ambassador and serial local restaurateur William Cribb and partner Raj Patel.

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The latest restaurant concept from S.C. Chef Ambassador and serial local restaurateur William Cribb and partner Raj Patel. Fresh, local food, served in an intimate setting. Expected to open in summer 2017.

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Dining

The latest restaurant concept from S.C. Chef Ambassador and serial local restaurateur William Cribb and partner Raj Patel. Fresh, local food, served in an intimate setting. Small plates and specialty cocktails, accentuated by 1920's art-deco vibes.


Montgomery Building

187 N Church St


$24,000,000

Capital Investment

Construction
Completed in 2018

Built in 1924 with an innovative ten floors of ornate, art-deco Chicago-style construction, and renovated almost a full century later by BF Spartanburg developers, the Montgomery Building is truly the "Return of a Spartanburg Icon." The renovation includes ground floor retail and restaurant space, basement and upper level office space, and 72 luxury apartment units (studio, 1 bedroom, and 2 bedroom.)

Historic Sites, Indoor Performance Venues

Built in 1924 with an innovative ten floors of ornate, art-deco Chicago-style construction, and renovated almost a full century later by BF Spartanburg developers, the Montgomery Building is truly the "Return of a Spartanburg Icon." The historic Carolina Theatre is under ongoing renovation plans, for future entertainment purposes.

The Montgomery Building

Where to Live, Dining, Shopping, Entertainment, Professional Services

Built in 1924 with an innovative ten floors of ornate, art-deco Chicago-style construction, and renovated almost a full century later by BF Spartanburg developers, the Montgomery Building is truly the "Return of a Spartanburg Icon."The renovation includes ground floor retail and restaurant space, basement and upper level office space, and 72 luxury apartment units-- including local coffee shop Pharmacy Coffee, Greenville-based Sidewall Pizza, Arken Media Group, James and James Collection and White Elephant Enterprises. The historic Carolina Theatre is under ongoing renovation plans, for future entertainment purposes.

Pharmacy Coffee ~ Specialty coffee shop in the historic Montgomery Building, locally-roasted and brewed in Spartanburg, SC. View Website

Sidewall Pizza ~locally owned Upstate pizza company that specializes in handcrafted brick oven pizza, fresh salads and homemade ice cream.View Website

Arken Media Group ~ArkenMedia Group believes in capturing and developing the fire found in every moment, and in each of us. With cutting edge technologies and the knowledge to practically apply them, it is our mission to provide the highest quality of media services for all occasions, big or small. View Website

James and James Collection ~ The James and James Collection is the premier destination for fine menswear in Spartanburg S.C., the Montgomery building.View Website

White Elephant Enterprise ~ is a production company based in downtown Spartanburg, led by Tim Farrell and Robyn Hussa Farrell who have worked in the entertainment industry for over 50 years, collectively. White Elephant’s passion is to offer a unique perspective to the narratives of individuals and organizations. View Website


Spring St Parking Lot Expansion

Spring St


$

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2018

Expansion and repaving of existing public parking lot, unlimited free parking 24/7


198 Main And Morgan

W Main St. & Daniel Morgan Ave.


$2,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2018

Five-story, mixed-use development, featuring 30 apartment units and 3,000 square feet of ground floor retail.

Where to Live, Dining

SmallCakes Cupcakery: Cupcakes and ice cream shop with unique flavors. Party rental opportunities. View Website


149 W Main Street

149 W Main Street


$220,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2019

Renovation of existing downtown building

Peddler Steakhouse

2019

Dining

The Peddler is a small restaurant chain, whose E Main Street Spartanburg location prospered for over 30 years before moving to a new, more accessible downtown location.


Wendy's

288 S Pine St


$1,170,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2019

Dining


120 W Saint John St

120 W Saint John St


$678,911

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2019

Cyclebar: Energetic, encouraging, and active community, focused around music-themed biking sessions. View Website

Cyclebar

Active Living

Energetic, encouraging, and active community, focused around music-themed biking sessions.


127 W Main Street

127 W Main St.


$1,000,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2019

Renovation of existing downtown building

Indoor Performance Venues

Dining, Entertainment

renovation of existing building, to include event space, restaurant, and boutique bowling alley


Corner Of Main And Pine Plaza

435 E Main St


$6,000,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2019

Renovation of existing plaza exterior complex and parking lot

Corner of Main and Pine Plaza

Errands & Groceries, Dining

Skillet Restaurant: homestyle breakfast and lunch diner. View Website

Ford's Healthwise Pharmacy & Medical: local pharmacy and medical supply store. View Website


United Community Plaza

449 E Main St


$3,123,470

Capital Investment

New Construction
Completed in 2019

New construction for United Community Bank, with additional commercial restaurant/ retail space

Errands & Groceries, Dining

United Community Bank: Spartanburg Headquarters location and bank. View Website

Moe's Southwestern Grill:View Website

Chicken Salad Chick:View Website


551 E Main St

551 E Main St


$1,500,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Completed in 2019

New Eggs Up Grill franchise location, training facility, and test kitchen.

Eggs Up Grill

Dining

New Eggs Up Grill franchise location, training facility, and test kitchen.


Project 158

158 E Main Street


$

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Planned

Restoration renovation of former Kosch & Gray building, in 1950s/1960s style, for ground floor retail and two apartment units

Kosch & Gray Jewelers

Popular downtown jewelry store

Popular downtown jewelry store


Robert Hett Chapman III Center For Philanthropy

431 E Kennedy St


$8,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Planned

Expansion project for the Spartanburg County Foundation headquarters, the oldest nonprofit community foundation in Spartanburg.


Cambria Hotel

179 N Church St


$20,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Planned

Six-story, upscale hotel development with 119 rooms, planned for completion by Summer 2020. Design features will include contemporary guest rooms, spa-style bathrooms with bluetooth mirrors, locally-inspired design, ground floor restaurant and bar, outdoor swimming pool, and more.


142 Social

142 Magnolia St


$4,500,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Planned

Mixed use multi-storefront building renovation to create 18 upper level apartments, four retail locations fronting Magnolia and Spring St, and a basement level tenant garage under the building. Estimated completion for January 2020.

Where to Live


Silver Hill Neighborhood Development

Silver Hill St


$8,400,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Planned

Planned neighborhood development, including 19 homes and 10 townhomes.

Where to Live


Spartanburg County Judicial Center

Magnolia St


$152,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Planned

330,000-square-foot, six-story federal style government building. 17 courtrooms,

Professional Services


Forge Capital Project

Liberty St


$30,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Planned

200 unit apartment community planned


122 Magnolia St

122 Magnolia St


$1,000,000

Capital Investment

Renovation Construction
Planned

Renovation of existing building to allow for two retail locations


Playground At Denny's Plaza

203 E Main St


$

Capital Investment

New Construction
Planned

Planned playground for shared use between the Meeting Street Academy and public use (outside of school hours)

Active Living, Entertainment

Planned playground for shared use between the Meeting Street Academy and public use (outside of school hours)


Liberty St. Office Development

Liberty St.


$15,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Planned

Planned 50,000 square foot office building. Expected to bring a minimum of 250 workers to Downtown Spartanburg


Smith's Drugs

143 E Main Street


$10,000,000

Capital Investment

New Construction
Planned

Planned Building construction (on the same lot as the previous Smith's Drugs) to include six floors of mixed use retail and 59 apartments, with a drive-thru for the drug store company.

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Errands & Groceries

The only pharmaceutical distributor in the Southeast, Northeast and Midwest dedicated entirely to the growth and vitality of independently owned pharmacies.


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