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We've been focused on downtown revitalization for more than a decade.

So while we still have plenty of room to grow, we're also way past the "pretty-pictures-on-paper" stage. Here is just a sample of what's happened so far: 


(Note: This is the spot we're holding for you. Right here. Just say the word.)

  • Hub City Co-Op, the first co-op grocery store in the state of South Carolina, set to open downtown in April.
  • Plans for new mixed-use development to include 30 residential units in the Grain District announced.
  • Plans for new 50,000 sf Class-A office building to be located adjacent to USC Upstate's George Dean Johnson Jr. School of Business & Economics and the Chapman Cultural Center announced.


  • 13 new businesses open in Downtown Spartanburg, bringing three-year total to 58.
  • Hub City Tap House, home of Ciclops Brewery & Cyderi, opens in September, bringing the second craft brewery to Downtown Spartanburg.
  • Streetscape improvement projects completed on Wall Street and East Main Street. 


  • Northside Healthy Food Hub — the new $1.6 million home to the Hub City Farmer's Market, a large urban garden, cafe, and culinary training program — opens. Located just eight-tenths of a mile from the Project Bravo site.
  • $14.4 million in improvements, including major runway extension project, announced for the Downtown Memorial Airport. The investment promises to make the City's general aviation airport among the finest of its kind anywhere in the country.




  • Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine opens. ($30 million) Learn more and see the VCOM campus.
  • City completes $4.4 million in upgrades and renovations to Downtown Memorial Airport.



  • RJ Rockers Brewing Co. moves from its industrial park location off Business 85 to its newly renovated space on West Main Street, just a block west of Morgan Square. Read the story about the move and the local partnership that made it happen here.
  • City Council adopts Downtown Code and Downtown Master Plan. In so doing, Spartanburg became the first municipality in South Carolina to adopt a form-based building code for its central business district. Remember, we like to be first.




Since 2002

  • Seven new corporate headquarters, including the One Morgan Square building pictured below, plus two other spec Class-A office buildings have been constructed in Downtown Spartanburg. All this new Class A space is occupied. Total investment of more than $80 million.
  • More than 320 new or renovated residential units have been completed. Downtown residential occupancy rates remain above 95 percent. 
  • City investment of more than $25 million in three new downtown parking garages to support development.

RJ Rockers

RJ Rockers Brewing Company

 Hub City Tap House

Hub City Tap House

Hub City Tap House

Important Documents

Site Specs/Information

Recent Downtown Openings

Spartanburg Restaurant/Bar Sales

Downtown Master Plan


Distances from Snyder site to:

Morgan Square—A four-minute walk. Not even going to give you five. 

Chapman Cultural Center/USC Upstate Business School—0.6 mile

Hub City Co-Op Grocery—0.6 mile

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (600 graduate students)—0.8 mile

Healthy Food Hub/Hub City Farmer's Market—0.9 mile

Wofford College (2,000 college students, faculty and staff)—1.1 miles

Converse College (1,000 college students, faculty and staff)—1.6 miles

Spartanburg Regional Medical Center (5,000 employees)—1.7 miles

By land:

I-26—3.5 miles from site

I-85—3.7 miles from site

By sea (via rail):

S.C. Inland Port—17 miles from site

By air:

Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport—2.7 miles from site

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport—18 miles from site

Charlotte Douglas International Airport—68 miles from site

Local & Regional Craft Beer Synergy

RJ Rockers Brewing Co.—Real close. Maybe three football fields?

Growler Haus—Eight minutes by foot, max. (Even after two pints.)

Hub City Tap House/Ciclops Cyderi & Brewery—0.6 mile.  

Quest Brewing—27 miles

Brewery 85—29 miles

Thomas Creek Brewing—32 miles

Sierra Nevada Brewing—58 miles

New Belgium Brewing—68 miles

Highland Brewing—70 miles

Oskar Blues Brewing—70 miles

Unknown Brewing—73 miles

NoDa Brewing—76 miles

Terrapin Beer Co.—125 miles

Sweetwater Brewing—168 miles

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