Greenville's business community is encouraging the City Council to create "paths forward to completing" what it called transformative projects in the city. A resolution passed by the Greenville Chamber board cites a proposed downtown conference center but top of mind it a Greenville City Council vote this evening on zoning changes that would allow a County Square development plan to proceed.
That meeting takes place at 5:30 p.m. on the 10th floor of the council chambers, 206 S. Main St.
The project would transform the county-owned land into a multi-use high-rise complex that county economic developers say will spur further growth in the area surrounding it. The sprawling county office complex is inside a former mall that will be razed to build the structure.
The 37.4-acre site was once home to Furman University. It is walking distance from attractions such as Falls Park, Fluor Field and the Greenville Health System Swamp...