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Key Assets

         Transportation Infrastructure

3 Interstate Highways (20, 26 and 77)

UPS Southeastern US Air Cargo Mini-Hub

Direct Interstate and Rail to the Port of Charleston

Non-Stop Airline Service to Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Philadelphia, New York and Washington, DC


Labor Force

County-wide civilian labor force adding 3,500 workers per year on average.

More than 500,000 in the labor force within one hour’s drive time.

Labor force growing in all age cohorts between 16 and 64 years old.

Excellent labor-management relations climate.



South Carolina’s premier public schools

15,000+ student Midlands Technical College

35,000+ student University of Carolina and 11 other higher education institutions in region.

ReadySC©, the nation’s premier customized training program for new and expanding employers.


Business Climate

Conservative state and local elected leadership.

Mandated balanced state and local government budgets.

The Right-to-Work in South Carolina is constitutional, not statute.

Customized incentives reduce both start-up and long term operating costs.