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‘Old Town East’ construction gets underway

Comporium Communications broke ground today on a new 48,000 square foot office building in downtown Rock Hill. The Downtown East project will be home to 150 employees from several different companies with Comporium building the facility and funding the construction in a fountain across the street. Officials with Comporium Communications, the Warren Norman and Company, […]

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Rutherford tapped as new Rock Hill Economic Development Corp. Chair

After two years as chairman of the Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation, Andy Shene exits his post — while new chair Greg Rutherford says he’ll be filling some incredibly large shoes. Thursday night, Rutherford took over as head of the city’s economic development group on the cusp of a number of projects set to get […]

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City Leaders: ‘Knowledge Park’ progress is underway

In the next few months, City of Rock Hill staff will start reviewing qualifications from a pool of 70 developers as to who might be tasked with turning the city’s textile corridor into a new multi-use plan known as Knowledge Park. City Council reviewed the latest renderings of what parts of the project might look […]

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RFQs sent to 70 developers for Knowledge Park project

The public-private partnership to develop the area between downtown Rock Hill and Winthrop University into a Knowledge Park is moving along full speed ahead. Requests for qualifications have been sent and Rock Hill Economic Development Director Stephen Turner says they¬† were sent to developers the Economic Development Corporation has come to know over the past […]

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Comporium makes second payment in $1M pledge towards utility, road upgrades

A $2.6 million utility and road improvement project in Rock Hill’s Textile Corridor received another $360,000 from the one of the city’s largest employers. Rock Hill-based Comporium Communications handed city officials the second of three installments of a $1 million payment to improve utilities around the former Rock Hill Printing and Finishing site adjacent to […]

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Old Town Market Hall opens its doors, Millstone Pizza coming soon

Rock Hill’s newest downtown venue officially opened its doors Tuesday. The Old Town Market Hall sits on what was not long ago a blighted property that had seen its better days as a general store, dry cleaners and youth center. Rock Hill Mayor Doug Echols says the project was a public-private partnership where the city […]

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Second parking garage to serve Downtown East, future hotel and park

With a joint project between the City of Rock Hill and Comporium Communications soon getting underway on a new office building downtown, city planners gave city council a closer look at what’s to come from a parking standpoint of the Downtown East project. With a park set to be built on what is now the […]

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