Beaufort Commerce Park topic page

4:33 am on Friday June 14, 2013

'Project Robot' likely to land first tenant at Beaufort Commerce Park

A debated $850,000 county economic incentive package is looking likely to land the first business at the City of Beaufort's $1.85 million Beaufort Commerce Park.
7:00 am on Wednesday May 1, 2013

Massive crowd expected for Candice Glover concert, parade Saturday

If Candice Glover makes it in the American Idol top 3, Beaufort officials are planning for one of the biggest crowds our town has ever seen. Some 10,000 to 20,000 people would be expected for the concert and parade on Saturday.
10:12 am on Monday April 8, 2013

City's Beaufort Commerce Park has yet to draw jobs

iIt's been one year since the City of Beaufort bought the ailing Beaufort Commerce Park for $1.8 million in a bid to draw in more jobs to the area, but no businesses have yet come.
6:33 am on Friday December 28, 2012

Beaufort leaders working to land new employer at Beaufort Commerce Park

It's been eight months since the City of Beaufort voted to buy Beaufort Commerce Park in hopes of creating more jobs for those in the Beaufort area, and now city leaders are hopeful that "Project Robot" will result in $16 per hour jobs.
11:29 pm on Monday July 9, 2012

Beaufort to highlight new Commerce Park at monthly chamber event

Beaufort City leaders are targeting area business leaders Thursday, July 12, by inviting them to the newly acquired Beaufort Commerce Park as part of the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce's monthly Business After Hours event. "This is a great...
12:05 am on Wednesday April 4, 2012

Beaufort City Council approves purchase of Beaufort Commerce Park

TheDigitel While the deal has yet to be closed, on Tuesday all members of Beaufort City Council approved the purchase of the 167-acre Beaufort Commerce Park for $1.85 million. Council also annexed the land near the Marine Corps Air Station into...
3:09 am on Tuesday April 3, 2012

Final vote at today's council meeting for purchase of Beaufort Commerce Park

Update: Approved. First reporting: Today at 6:30 p.m., on April 3, Beaufort City Council will conveine. At the end of it, the city may be buying $1.85 million worth of land. Yes, today is the final vote for the purchase of the 167-acre foreclosed...
1:17 am on Wednesday March 28, 2012

Beaufort Commerce Park purchase moves full speed ahead; Final vote April 7

TheDigitel The city sent out a press release that kicked off with "Beaufort takes first steps to annex, acquire Commerce Park to boost 'City-building'". Despite criticism, the plan to annex the failed commerce park is moving ahead — and the city...
11:16 pm on Sunday March 25, 2012

Beaufort Commerce Park purchase: Questions, concerns and punditry

Flickr user quinn.anya As expected, old debate threads have returned as the City of Beaufort looks at buying the foreclosed Beaufort Commerce Park for something less than $2 million. I have a pair of links to share pointing to The Island Packet. Up...
12:49 am on Thursday March 22, 2012

Why the City of Beaufort wants the U.S. 21 Commerce Park

The reasons and hopes behind the City of Beaufort's announcement that it wants to acquire the failed Beaufort Commerce Park on U.S. 21 are simple enough: jobs. But a follow-up report sheds light on the passion that Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling...