Rock Hill developers shelve 139 Main condo project

“It’s now on the the shelf.” That’s how Rock Hill developer Skip Tuttle describes the work on razing the former Woolworth Building on East Main Street and turning it in to a 46-unit apartment complex. After years of work stringing together public and private funds, the project’s leaders say the cost of building the complex […] Read More

‘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, [...] Read More

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 [...] Read More

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 [...] Read More

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 [...] Read More