Innovista: A Public-Private Partnership That’s All Public

It would appear the “private” aspect of Innovista, originally touted as a “public-private partnership,” is all but dead. To date, USC’s research campus, which has cost taxpayers more than $100 million, has just a single tenant, the University of South Carolina’s Arnold School of Public Health. In late July, USC announced that the Moore School […]

Innovista: State-Driven Economy Struggling Despite $140 Million in Taxpayer Support

When plans for Innovista, the University of South Carolina’s 500-acre research campus, were rolled out in 2005, it was touted as a can’t-miss project that would become a driving force for the area’s economy. When completed, Innovista will create thousands of research and technology jobs and will have an estimated annual economic impact of $430 […]