Economic development agencies, chambers of commerce, and other organizations and businesses to help with your relocation or expansion:
South Carolina Department of Commerce
The Department works to promote economic opportunity for individuals and businesses. As South Carolina's leading economic development agency, it works to recruit new businesses and help existing businesses grow.
1201 Main Street, Suite 1600, Columbia, SC 29201 (Map & Aerial View)
Capitol Information Affiliates
Capitol Information Affiliates is a governmental relations company that offers direct legislative lobbying, monitoring and public relations. We have over 2 decades of success representing companies and trade associations before the SC General Assembly. CIA also offers association management and grassroots training.
1114 College St., Columbia, SC 29201 (Map & Aerial View)
Central SC Alliance
The Central SC Alliance was founded in 1994 and is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public/private partnership which engages in the recruitment of capital investment and job creation in the Central region of South Carolina.
1201 Main Street, Suite 100, Columbia, SC 29201 (Map & Aerial View)
Charleston Regional Development Alliance
The CRDA is a professional economic development organization representing Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties. It directly assists companies with competitive location or expansion projects by connecting them with the right people, the appropriate resources and the most meaningful and relevant information.
5300 International Boulevard, Suite 103A, North Charleston, SC 29418 (Map & Aerial View)
Cherokee County Chamber Of Commerce
To be a non-political and non-partisan advocate for the free enterprise system by promoting the growth of business, industry and community.
225 S. Limestone St., Gaffney, SC 29340 (Map & Aerial View)
Greenwood Partnership Alliance
The Partnership Alliance is a public/private partnership that provides leadership and financial support to improve economic growth and educational achievement in order to enhance the quality of life in Greenwood County. It seeks to lead Greenwood County and the surrounding region to be the number one place to live in America.
109 W. Court Ave., Greenwood, SC 29646 (Map & Aerial View)
(864) 388-1253 Fax
Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corp.
Addtl. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | To lead Horry County's efforts to attract, retain and grow sustainable businesses that create jobs.
P.O. Box 261966, Conway, SC 29528 (Map & Aerial View)
South Carolina Economic Developers' Association
Since 1965, SCEDA has served as the state's Voice of Economic Development. Its members include local and regional economic developers, as well as officials from municipal, county and state government agencies, construction and engineering firms, utility companies, attorneys, consultants, financial institutions, and higher education.
1122 Lady Street, Suite 1115, Columbia, SC 29201 (Map & Aerial View)
Sumter Development Board
Public/private economic development agency.
32 E. Calhoun St., Sumter, SC 29150 (Map & Aerial View)
South Carolina Industrial News:
South Carolina's Industrial Employment Increased 2.3% Over Past Year (11/12/2012)
South Carolina's Industrial Employment Declined 1.5% Over Past Year (10/24/2011)
South Carolina Industrial Employment Declined 3.2% Over Past Year (10/11/2010)
South Carolina Industrial Jobs Down 10% Over Twenty-Four Months (10/16/2009)
South Carolina Manufacturing Jobs Down 2% Over Twelve Months According To State Industrial Directory (10/10/2008)
Industrial Directory's 12-Month Report Shows South Carolina Manufacturing Jobs Down 4% (10/10/2007)
Manufacturers' Guide Reports South Carolina Industrial Jobs Down 2.1% (9/29/2006)
Manufacturing Jobs Fall In South Carolina (2/27/2006)
Looking to reach South Carolina manufacturers? Access the South Carolina Manufacturers Database compiled by MNI.
*Manufacturing stats updated on 5/17/2013. All other stats updated on 5/17/2013. Listings updated on 5/24/2013.