Today, the Inland Port has meant serious business not only for the Upstate, but also for the economic vitality of the surrounding region. Big names such as Dollar Tree and RiteAid have announced multimillion-dollar capital investment facilities that are expected to lean heavily on the Inland Port, supporting job growth and bolstering local industry.
The $104-million Dollar Tree distribution center, for example, is expected to boost container volume by 6,000 containers a year from the Upstate, while BMW’s $1 billion production expansion project in Spartanburg is also expected to increase auto and containerized volumes.
And judging by the international interest in Greer related to the ports, it doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon, according to Danner.
Read the entire article Greer’s inland port exceeds expectations but has room to grow by Ashley Boncimino