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SC Inland Port: By the Numbers

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Millennials Are Choosing Spartanburg

8th-fastest small metro for millennial growth

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BMW Plant Spartanburg

Factory Milestones

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Civilian Labor Force 173,700
Unemployment Rate 15.29% (Apr 2020)
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Female 52%
Male 48%
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Economic Impact
$5+ Billion
Over Last 6 Years
History of Success

Recent News

Friday, July 10, 2020
Spartanburg continues to see interest from out of market developers. In fact, our total project requests grew again in Q2, coming off a Q1 that drew more requests than the same time
Monday, June 1, 2020
The Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Nancy Whitworth, former Greenville economic development director, has joined its team in a consulting role to assist
Thursday, April 30, 2020
Economic development prospects from all over the world continued to express interest in Spartanburg, and RFIs were up for each month during the first quarter of 2020 compared to 2019.
Friday, April 24, 2020
Colliers International’s industrial/flex brokerage team members Richard Barrett, MCR and Brannan Hudson represented the landlord, Peter E. Weisman / Kinney Hill Associates, LLC, in
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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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