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  • Montgomery Building’s $29 million renovation fueling growth in downtown Spartanburg
    Greenville-based developer BF Spartanburg is leading the effort to bring new residential, commercial, office, and entertainment space to the building perched at a prominent intersection near the city’s urban center. read more »

  • The Rise of The Montgomery Building
    We hope you enjoy the story in the Business View this month. read more »

  • Tower crane coming down at AC Hotel Spartanburg
    The dismantling of the tower crane at the AC Hotel Spartanburg job site started Tuesday morning. read more »

  • Interior Work Underway on Montgomery Building
    Inside the building, construction crews with Harper Corp. are drilling through floors to create a new interior stairwell, prepping the building for plumbing and electricity and framing the studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom units on the third through 10th floors. read more »

  • City Celebrates Restoration of Montgomery Building
    Greenville-based BF Spartanburg LLC, which closed on the Montgomery Building in February, has begun an estimated $29 million historic renovation project that will create a mixed-use complex with 72 upscale apartments and a variety of restaurant and retail space. read more »

  • Hub City Cusp | Upstate Business Journal
    On Tuesday, Feb. 28, Greenville-based developer BF Spartanburg finalized its purchase of the 93-year-old Montgomery Building at 187 N. Church St. for $680,000 from Cypress Lending Group. The developer will renovate the building for 72 apartments, 10,000 square feet of space for restaurants and retail, and 11,680 square feet of office space. Interior renovations have already begun, and the exterior work will begin later this month. The $29 million project should be completed in August 2018. read more »

  • City of Spartanburg, South Carolina | Podcast
    Listen in, as James Bakker discusses plans for The Montgomery Building. read more »

  • Dennys Seeks to Build on 2016 Success
    From new $4 buttermilk pancake breakfasts to the planned opening of 45 to 50 new restaurants worldwide, Spartanburg-based Denny's Corp. is seeking to build on its successes in 2016. “Despite an uncertain industry outlook, Denny’s remains committed to further elevating the guest experience, consistently growing same-store sales and expanding the brand across the globe — leading to value creation for all franchisees and shareholders,” President and CEO John Miller said in a statement. read more »

  • BF Spartanburg LLC partners with Palmetto Trust for renovations
    According to a news release, the partnership is focusing on the renovations to The Montgomery Building Theatre, including using “a specialized team of historians, researchers and builders to retain the architectural integrity of an iconic landmark like The Montgomery Building Theatre.” "With a track record of achieving results, it was clear that The Palmetto Trust was the right partner for this project,” said James Bakker of BF Spartanburg, LLC, lead developer on the project, in the release. read more »

  • Montgomery Building fire causes little damage
    A fire in the duct work of the Montgomery Building in downtown Spartanburg Saturday night caused minimal damage, fire officials said. Spartanburg City Fire Marshal Brad Hall said the fire was likely caused by an ember from where a crew was working in the basement. The workers were using equipment to remove a 6-foot fan from the duct work in the basement at about 7 p.m., he said read more »

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