Greenville, South Carolina

Grow. Innovate. Succeed.

Welcome to Greenville, South Carolina

Renowned for its exceptional business climate and superior quality of life, Greenville, South Carolina is bursting with growth from its robust economy that is steeped in innovation. With a small town heart, Greenville is a mid-sized city having an affordable standard of living, low crime, great schools, and a vibrant culture; the perfect combination for business location or expansion. Discover how our community is evolving from a model manufacturing area to an international, cutting-edge innovation center, and learn what everyone is raving about!

The Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC) was founded in 2001 by Greenville County Council to facilitate and empower economic growth within Greenville County. We are Greenville County’s primary economic development agency, dedicated to the success of local business by offering business development services and economic development assistance for new and expanding businesses. Additionally, we are the only organization at the local level with authority to negotiate incentives for new and growing companies. The GADC’s successes are reflective of the innovative, dynamic, and inviting nature of the vibrant Upstate South Carolina economy.

Creating Lasting Partnerships

At the GADC, we’re deeply aware that a society can’t thrive without innovative people and partners creating momentum and affecting real change. As an essential leader in promoting economic growth in Greenville County, South Carolina, we work closely with investors, businesses, consultants, community leaders, and government agencies on crucial objectives that benefit both our partners and the local community. The partnerships we form generate new business, jobs, and investment in our community, and promotes and supports infrastructure development. With more than 70 years of cumulative economic development experience, our expertise and knowledge is unrivaled.

Building Thriving Communities

In addition to our work with companies, the GADC is committed to promoting sustainable and responsible development in Greenville County. We work to ensure that new development projects align with the community’s values and goals and that they are sustainable and environmentally responsible. We support new business ventures, advocate for responsible development, and are committed to the overall well-being of the Greenville community.

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GADC’s offices are located
in downtown Greenville.

301 University Ridge
Suite N-4300
Greenville, SC 29601 

(864) 235 – 2008

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