Manufacturing Apprication Luncheon

September 26 at Eighteen Hundred Drayton


Millennials Are Choosing Spartanburg

8th-fastest small metro for millennial growth

Learn More

Wall Street

Updated festival and retail area welcomes visitors

Read More

1 Million Cups Spartanburg

Read More

BMW Plant Spartanburg

Factory Milestones

Read More
Civilian Labor Force 163,700 (Apr 2019)
Unemployment Rate 3%
Explore Workforce
Female (2018 Estimate) 51.4%
Male (2018 Estimate) 48.6%
Explore Demographics
Economic Impact
$5+ Billion
Over Last 5 Years
History of Success

Recent News

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Air freight across the Upstate is an expanding market, and the Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport is planning to capitalize on that expansion. The Downtown Airport – the oldest
Friday, July 12, 2019
Every car that rolls off an assembly line is filled with thousands intricate parts that aren’t as easy to pick out as a windshield or a tire. That’s where PECTEC comes in.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
As Keurig Dr. Pepper went through site selection for a new roasting and packaging facility, Spartanburg County’s track record of manufacturing success proved attractive. But
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
All News
“An invaluable tool to help entrepreneurs and businesses launch, build, expand, and reorganize”
Spark Center SC
“More than 2.5 Million Square Feet of New Industrial Space Available Now”
Spartanburg County Economic Development


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.

Back to top