BLOGS: Womble Carlyle Economic Development Digest

Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 8:48 AM

The Womble Carlyle Economic Development Digest - November 10, 2015

Womble Carlyle’s Economic Development Digest aggregates news, opportunities and legislation impacting business in the United States.

In this week's Economic Development Digest:

Georgia Department of Education adds economic development liaison, Atlanta Business Chronicle (October 21, 2015)
Richard Goble is the new economic development liaison and will work with business executives and promote career education in the schools.

Georgia DOR amends rule on definition of business enterprise, (November 4, 2015)**
The Georgia Department of Revenue has adopted clarifying amendments to a rule on the definition of business enterprise.

South Carolina
Mauldin mulls creating Community Development Department, Greenville Online (October 28, 2015)
Mauldin, South Carolina forms a new department which will focus on economic development.

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Thursday, November 5, 2015, 12:36 PM

Congratulations to ScanSource on Greenville, S.C. HQ Expansion, Job Creation

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Congratulations to ScanSource, Inc! The Womble Carlyle client recently announced plans to expand its Greenville headquarters—and add more than 100 high-paying jobs.
Currently, ScanSource employs around 650 workers at its Greenville corporate campus. The new expansion will convert 30,000 feet of warehouse space into additional office space to accommodate the company’s need for additional sales and support staff.

ScanSource is a fast-growing company that has expanded its Greenville headquarters five times in the past 10 years.
Womble Carlyle attorney Stephanie Yarbrough guided ScanSource through this economic development project, including helping the company secure state and local incentives, such as job development credits.

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