Greenville, SC: Thrive in a World Class Business Community

Continually recognized for its exceptional business climate and superior quality of life, our area has much to offer.  As a warm southern community with a diverse economy, Greenville has the perfect combination of business, workforce and culture for facility location or expansion. 

Discover Greenville County's many global business strengths - including it being a strong international hub.  Learn too how our community is evolving from a model manufacturing area to a cutting-edge innovation center. 

The Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC)

The Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC) is dedicated to the growth and prosperity of Greenville County, SC. Founded by Greenville County Council in 2001, GADC efforts have resulted in the announcement of over 8,000 new jobs and more than $1.2 billion in capital investment in Greenville County just in the last five years. The organization's continued successes are reflective of the innovative, dynamic, and inviting nature of our community.

We work with business executives, site selection consultants, community leaders, government agencies, and others to accelerate growth and further critical objectives:

  • Generate new business, jobs, and investment
  • Promote and support infrastructure development
  • Retain and grow existing businesses, jobs, and investment
  • Market Greenville County to key audiences
The GADC also provides information about the Greenville, SC area and serves as a liaison between client companies and various community organizations.  In addition, the GADC is the only organization at the local level that has legislative authority to negotiate incentives for new and expanding companies.  At the strategic level, the GADC supports key initiatives to further the area's economic growth.