Latest Brookings report spotlights upstate South Carolina’s automotive cluster

A new report from the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program cites the upstate of South Carolina and the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) as a model of cluster-based economic development. The report, “Rethinking Cluster Initiatives,” explores the concept of industry clusters — groups of firms that gain a competitive advantage through local proximity and interdependence — and offers guidance for metropolitan leaders considering investments in cluster initiatives. The Greenville region is one of five programs cited. Click here to learn more.

Tom Ballard

By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer,
Pershing Yoakley & Associates. P.C.

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