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

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
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
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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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