Greenville Area Development Corporation – Dedicated to the growth and prosperity of Greenville County, SC.
GADC Sites and Buildings

Sites and

Greenville’s commercial property is available for sale or lease, and GADC maintains an online inventory of available properties.

GADC Business & Industries

Business and

Greenville is positioned to respond to the needs of any business and industry, including workforce, infrastructure, and quality of life.

GADC Relocating Your Business

Your Business

Greenville’s pro-business climate provides a dynamic mix of incentives, workforce development, and a network of resources.

Learn About GADC

Learn About

GADC works with companies and various community organizations by providing information about the Greenville, SC area.

Discover Greenville

Renowned for its exceptional business climate and superior quality of life, the Upstate of South Carolina is bursting with growth, start-ups, and a robust economy. With its affordable standard of living, low crime, great schools, and a vibrant culture, Greenville is a mid-sized city with a small-town heart; the perfect combination for business location or expansion.

To facilitate and empower economic growth within the Upstate, the Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC) was founded in 2001 by Greenville County Council.

Dedicated to the success of local business, GADC efforts have resulted in the announcement of over 29,000 new jobs and more than $5.3 billion in capital investment in Greenville County. GADC’s continued successes are reflective of the innovative, dynamic, and inviting nature of the vibrant Upstate economy.

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.

Greenville County’s business strengths also make it an ideal international hub. Discover how our community is evolving from a model manufacturing area to a cutting-edge innovation center, and learn what everyone is raving about!

Living and Working in Greenville

Living & Working
in Greenville

As a warm southern community with a diverse economy and an abundance of amenities, it is obvious why Greenville, South Carolina is consistently ranked one of the nation’s top places to do business and best places to live.

Greenville Industries


GADC business recruitment efforts are focused on key industries, including the development of advanced materials, automotive industries, aviation, aerospace, biosciences, datacenters, distribution, and logistics.

Greenville Business Climate

Business Climate

Greenville’s pro-business climate provides a dynamic mix of incentives, workforce development programs, and a network of resources designed to give businesses a competitive advantage in the global marketplace.

Greenville Workforce


Greenville’s growing work force is comprised of well-educated and highly-trained employees. Businesses looking to expand or relocate to the region will benefit from a quality labor pool of skilled employees.

GADC Tools & Resources

Site Selector

GADC can provide assistance with site selection to find a location that suits your expansion or relocation requirements.

Maps & Mapping Tools

Download reference maps and use GIS systems to analyze key data visually in a comprehensive format that maximizes your time and effort.

Key Data

Find detailed data for the area including population, income, labor force, education, housing, business climate and more.

Latest News & Blogs

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Job Creation, Investment Produces Strong 2022 for Greenville County Economic Development

Near-record investment, strongest job growth in 8 years, diverse industry attraction, new strategic plans portend ... Read More
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Essential Cabinetry Group to expand operations in Greenville County, S.C.

Essential Cabinetry Group, a leading cabinetry company, today announced plans to expand its operations in ... Read More
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Inverter manufacturer EPC Power establishing operations in Greenville County

Initial $5 million investment will create 150 new jobs at new East Coast facility GREENVILLE, ... Read More

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