July 2023 Newsletter

Jul 27th, 2023

MBREDC July 2023 Newsletter

Marlboro Development Team and MBREDC Developing 100,000 Square Foot Class A Speculative Industrial Facility in Horry County, South Carolina

Marlboro Development Team, Inc. (MDT) has commenced design and construction of a new 100,000 square foot Class A industrial speculative development in the Ascott Valley Industrial Park in Horry County. Scheduled for delivery in Q3 2024 and located on a +/- 10-acre site within the park, the facility is designed to accommodate modern manufacturing and logistics requirements and includes tilt-wall concrete construction, 13 dock doors, 200’ truck court depths, 32’6” clear height, 50’ x 54’ column spacing with a 60’ x 54’ speed bay, and expansion capability to 150,000 square feet.

The building is located at the intersection of the Conway Bypass (S.C Highway 22) and U.S. Highway 701. Ascott Valley Industrial Park, developed by Santee Cooper and the Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation (MBREDC), consists of 120 acres and is now fully occupied. The significant interest in this park is a testament to the economic viability of the region and significant efforts made by MBREDC in recruiting new and expanding industry.

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For more information about this property and others, contact Sandy Davis, MBREDC President and CEO.
SC Economic Outlook
For more information on the Economic Outlook of South Carolina visit the South Carolina Department of Commerce website.

Where Are People Moving to in 2023? An Inside Look at This Year’s Moving Trends from PODS

by Alex Keight

For the second year in a row, the South is bringing in new residents from across the country, while the Tri-State area and the West Coast are seeing the most residents move out, according to PODS long-distance moving data.

Last year’s PODS data revealed that Americans had a sweet spot for southern states — and this year’s data shows us that the draw to these warm states is still there. PODS long-distance moving data shows that Americans are continuing to move to cities in Florida, Texas, Tennessee, and the Carolinas in droves — over 80% of the most moved-to cities on our top 20 list came from these popular southern states.

Cities with the Highest Number of Move-Ins:

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5 States Recognized for Accelerating Workforce Development

In today’s rapidly evolving economy, states throughout the Southeast are prioritizing workforce development initiatives to ensure their citizens have the skills necessary to thrive in the modern job market. Five notable programs, Georgia Quick Start, Louisiana FastStart and Virginia Fast Forward, South Carolina Works and Alabama Works have emerged as successful models for fostering economic growth through targeted workforce training.

Waccamaw Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund

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Upcoming MBREDC Events

Thank you to our sponsor:

Ulitza Kronemeyer

MBREDC August Event

Avoiding HR Issues and Pitfalls

Thursday, August 10, 2023

11:00am -1:00pm

TerraBella Myrtle Beach

3736 Robert M Grissom Pkwy,

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Hear from a local attorney on how to handle some of the hot topics in Human Resources today.

Join MBREDC members for a presentation by Attorney Perry MacLennan of Haynesworth, Sinkler, Boyd.


MBREDC September Event

Community Update Forum

Hosted by MBREDC and CCAR and Sponsored by

Bank of America

September 14, 2023

Contact Sandra James for more information on upcoming events.


2023 Save the Date

New & Renewing Partners

New Members

King Construction

Spectrum Enterprises

SOS Care, Inc.

Apprenticeship Carolina

1Up Business Solutions, LLC

Merrill Lynch- John Sawyer

Renewing Members

Carlisle Associates

RCH Benefits Advisors, LLC

City of North Myrtle Beach

Spann Roofing & Sheet Metal

Window World of Myrtle Beach

Monarch Roofing

Monarch Solar

Coastal Asphalt

Homewood Metalworks

Coastal Structures

SC Power Team


Elko Spas Billiards & Pools


Shade & Shutter Expo

Next Level Mobility



Sure Trac, Inc.

Partner News

Conway Medical Center receives $45K grant to help with mobile outreach

My Horry News

Conway Medical Center was gifted $45,000 from The Leon Levine Foundation for the third year in a row to help support mobile outreach programs, according to a release.

“Accessible healthcare is extremely important for our community,” said CMC President and CEO Brian Argo. “We are so grateful to TLLF for their ongoing support and generosity. This is the third year TLLF has awarded a grant that will help ensure CMC can continue to provide lifesaving services out in the community.”

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The R.H. Moore Company. Your Underground Utility Contractor.

R. H. Moore Company, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is now one of the largest underground utility contractors in South Carolina. They service South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia and are also licensed in Florida and Mississippi.

R. H. Moore specializes in:

  • Emergency repairs on water, sewer, and storm drainage lines
  • Installation of large diameter water, sewer and storm drainage
  • Pump station installation
  • Highway construction
  • Full site development, grading and roadway construction
  • Demolition and debris removal
  • Erosion and sediment control installation and maintenance
  • E/C/T Installation

R. H. Moore has a highly skilled, dedicated and stable workforce. Through decades of experience, innovation and expert workmanship they seek to provide their clients the most cost effective and professional project construction in the industry.

Chairman’s Partners
Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation

2050 Hwy 501 East, Building 100

Conway, SC 29526


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