Millennials Are Choosing Spartanburg

8th-fastest small metro for millennial growth

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Spark Center SC

Ignites Economic Development Across Spartanburg County

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Joint venture creating 50 new jobs

Huvis Indorama Advanced Materials launches Spartanburg County operations

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Keurig Green Mountain

Coffee company to invest $350 million, create 500 jobs new Spartanburg County operations

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Wall Street

Updated festival and retail area welcomes visitors

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1 Million Cups Spartanburg

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BMW Plant Spartanburg

Factory Milestones

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Civilian Labor Force 157,300 (Sept 2018)
Unemployment Rate 3.1%
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Female (2018 Estimate) 51.4%
Male (2018 Estimate) 48.6%
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Economic Impact
$4.3+ Billion
Over Last 5 Years
History of Success

Recent News

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, an entity whose mission is to purchase the most health for our citizens in need at the least possible cost to taxpayers, has
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Carter Smith has been instrumental in shaping Spartanburg County’s last two-plus decades of economic development. Carter was instrumental in recruiting BMW Manufacturing Co. to
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
The heart of the pool cover industry sits just off Highway 221 in Spartanburg County. Meyco Products Inc. makes pool covers, many of which are custom, and ships them around the country.
Friday, January 25, 2019
Driving through the western part of Spartanburg County, industrial buildings line Highway 290 as it becomes Main Street in Duncan. A key piece of Spartanburg County’s rise in
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“An invaluable tool to help entrepreneurs and businesses launch, build, expand, and reorganize”
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“South Carolina Ports Authority celebrates 5 Year Anniversary of Inland Port Greer”
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The Spartanburg Economic Futures Group represents a collective economic development voice for Spartanburg County. Working collaboratively with key allies in local and county government, private developers, utility providers, the Upstate Alliance and the South Carolina Department of Commerce, sets us apart from our competitors as a leader in growing key sectors of the Upstate economy.

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