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Tallying Up 2015

January 21, 2015

2015 was another banner year in economic development for the Upstate region of South Carolina. Our 9 member counties gained $1.291 billion in capital investment, announced 76 total projects and created 6,471 new jobs.


2015 Milestones:


  • Each UA member county in the region announced at least one project
  • The highest number of annual jobs created since the UA began tracking in 2007 (6,471)
  • Second highest annual number of announcements since 2007 (76)
  • The highest total number of announcements from international companies since 2007 (30)

Over the last 10 years, the Upstate region has totaled $14.801 billion in new investment and 47,116 new jobs!

We owe this success to the teamwork displayed by our city and county local developers, along with the South Carolina Department of Commerce for supporting our efforts.

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