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SC’s 2023 Industry Recruitment is Second-Highest in History

January 4, 2024

South Carolina has announced its 2023 industry recruitment results as the second-highest in state history. The Palmetto State saw $9.22 billion in capital investment, 14,120 jobs and 81 projects.

TOPICS: Business Recruitment, Global Competitiveness, #TeamUpstate
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Site Selection Magazine Features Upstate South Carolina

July 26, 2023

2023 Upstate Intelligence Report paints a picture of the region’s sustainable businesses, lifestyle opportunities and sophisticated technical workforce.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Existing Industry, Manufacturing, Business Recruitment, Skilled Workforce

Upstate Receives Award for Excellence in Economic Development

June 30, 2023

Upstate organizations receive a 2023 Mac Conway Award, recognizing the efforts of economic development agencies that “worked tirelessly to bring projects large and small to their communities.”

TOPICS: Business Recruitment, #TeamUpstate, Rankings & Recognitions
Map of Top Metros in the United States

Upstate Wins Two No. 1 Rankings in Site Selection Magazine

March 10, 2023

The Upstate has won two No. 1 rankings in Site Selection Magazine’s Top Metros: Spartanburg came in 1st in projects per capita, and Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin won 1st for total projects. The rankings were among “Tier 2” communities with populations between 200,000 and 1 million.

TOPICS: Business Recruitment, Rankings & Recognitions