South Carolina

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout South Carolina.

DC BLOX Horry County, SC

DC BLOX Will Invest $31.5M To Expand In South Carolina

In Horry County, DC BLOX, Inc.'s new specialized data center, known as a Cable Landing Station (CLS), will serve as the landing point for subsea optical communication cables.
Berkeley County, SC

Distribution, Food Processing Projects Bring 190 Jobs To South Carolina

Sagebrook Home will create 117 new jobs in Berkeley County; Palmetto Gourmet Foods will create 73 positions in Saluda County.
business and industrial parks

Business And Industrial Parks: There’s No Place Like Home

Operators of business and industrial parks realize that they need to offer more of everything to attract new their sites.
2022 LiveXchange

At 2022 LiveXchange, Site Selectors Get Down To Business

Early this month, site selection professionals and economic developers met at LiveXchange, participating in more than 300 one-on-one meetings.
Logistics Hubs

Top Logistics Hubs: On The Move

Cities and counties are leveraging their locations, skilled workforce, and intermodal services to keep goods moving.
USGBC LEED for Cities

15 Cities, Counties Join Green Buildings Leadership Program

In partnership with Bank of America, USGBC LEED for Cities certification has provided over $2 million to accelerate action on climate change, resilience, and social equity.
Global Supply Chain

Linking The Global Supply Chain

A number of states are now in the matchmaking business, all trying to help companies solve their increasingly complex and demanding supply chain issues.
Concentrated Active Ingredients & Flavors

CAIF Will Invest $5M In New South Carolina Operations

Concentrated Active Ingredients & Flavors (CAIF) will create 20 new jobs with its new operations in Lexington County, SC.
LiveXchange 2023

Business Facilities Selects Myrtle Beach, SC To Host 2023 LiveXchange Event

Business Facilities LiveXchange, the annual deal-making event for site selectors and economic developers, will take place April 24-26, 2023.
CurTec Oconee County, SC

South Carolina Lands More Than $47M In Foreign Direct Investment

In Oconee County, CurTec will invest $13M in its first U.S. manufacturing plant. In Lancaster County, U.S. Strapping Company will invest $34.6M and create 63 jobs.
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[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.
Utilities Economic Development

Top Utilities: More Power To You

From municipally-owned power providers to expansive regional entities, these top utilities of 2021 did much more than provide energy.
Chief Buildings, Lancaster County, SC

Chief Buildings Bringing Over 100 Jobs To South Carolina

Metal building system maker Chief Buildings will invest $22 million to establish a manufacturing operation in the Charlotte, NC region.
Dominion Energy

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Felicia Howard, Dominion Energy

Felicia Howard, Dominion Energy’s new VP of Economic Development Strategy, discusses the future of economic development, clean energy, and the “new normal.”
automotive industry

The Automotive Industry: The Road To Everywhere

While we are still deep in the drive toward technical and autonomous, what’s old is new and what’s mine is yours when it comes to next year’s auto trends.
Westinghouse, Richland County, SC

Expansions To Bring Over $200M In Investments To South Carolina

Westinghouse will invest $131M to expand its Richland County nuclear fuel operations; Proterra is investing $76M in a new Spartanburg County EV battery system manufacturing facility.
Transcom

Transcom To Establish North American Presence In South Carolina

Customer service specialist Transcom will begin expanding its operations to the North American market with new office space in Greenville County, SC.

BMW Manufacturing Expands South Carolina Presence With Logistics Center

BMW Manufacturing's $100 million investment will supplement its existing logistics operations in South Carolina plant, bolstering production.
RX Industries

RX Industries To Purchase South Carolina Facility In Expansion

RX Industries will invest more than $9 million to purchase facility on Hilton Head Island; will create 13 jobs.
Spartanburg County, South Carolina

Walmart Investing $450M In South Carolina Distribution Center

The new, high-tech grocery distribution center will create more than 400 new jobs in Spartanburg County, SC.

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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