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South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services to Open New Office in Downtown Spartanburg

Published Tuesday, March 19, 2019 12:00 pm

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 agreed to occupy 19,667 square feet of office space in Spartanburg’s 101 Pine office complex.

The lease includes the third and fourth floors, which are undergoing a complete upfit in preparation for occupation at the end of April. With this exciting addition, Johnson Development Associate’s 101 Pine is 100% occupied. Spartanburg continues to demonstrate a growing demand and absorption of office, with Class A space at 99% occupancy and a job count of 25,241 within 1.5 miles of Morgan Square.

The announcement is the first following the launch of the Economic Futures Group’s Corporate Development Strategy. Designed to attract higher-wage white collar jobs to Spartanburg, the strategy is a result of the Spartanburg Chamber’s OneSpartanburg initiative. 

For information on the SC Department of Health and Human Services, visit


“We are excited to add the SC Department of Health and Human Services to the diverse tenant mix at the 101 Pine Building. The organization provides an abundance of services to the citizens of South Carolina and we are delighted to assist in its need for growth. Johnson Development is constantly making efforts to the fit the needs of the growing office population in Downtown Spartanburg and we continue to be energized by the future potential of the market.”  –Alex Powell, commercial real estate manager for Johnson Development Associates

“It is always a pleasure to work with Johnson Development on properties and design spaces that strive to attract and retain great tenants. The newly renovated 19,500+/- sf of office space across the third and fourth floors of the building will provide a mix of offices, meeting rooms, and flexible, open work areas that house the various departments and personnel for SC DHHS. It’s always exciting to be a part of the constant growth happening in Spartanburg and we are looking forward to seeing this project completed in the coming months.” –William Gray, associate principal at McMillan Pazdan Smith and chairman of the Downtown Development Partnership

“Another office building in Spartanburg has reached 100% occupancy.  With seven colleges and the eighth fastest growing millennial population in the country, Spartanburg is firmly demonstrating its ability to recruit and retain corporate type talent. Announcements such as these indicate a need for more product and our ability to support back office projects.”–Allen Smith, president & CEO of the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce

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