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Keurig Green Mountain

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

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1 Million Cups Spartanburg

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BMW Plant Spartanburg

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Civilian Labor Force 163,700 (Apr 2019)
Unemployment Rate 3%
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Female (2018 Estimate) 51.4%
Male (2018 Estimate) 48.6%
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$5+ Billion
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Friday, May 24, 2019
Spartanburg County’s three career centers provide a unique opportunity for employers to craft a pipeline of potential future employees. The county’s three career centers
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
After a 39-year career, and 27 years positioning Spartanburg County as a statewide economic development leader, Spartanburg Economic Futures Group Executive Vice President Carter Smith
Thursday, May 9, 2019
A job fair held in partnership between Spartanburg County's three career centers, SC Works Upstate, the S.C. Department of Commerce, Spartanburg Community College and the Economic
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Inside the Spartanburg Chamber, collaboration spans across five entities. The teams from the Chamber, Economic Futures Group, Convention & Visitors Bureau, Downtown Development
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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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