Our Communities – Greenville Area Development Corporation

City of Greenville

In Greenville, South Carolina, a world-class business community, a thriving arts scene, an abundance of natural amenities and an unparalleled quality of life convene to create one of the nation’s best places to live and do business. Home to corporate headquarters for major companies like Fluor and Hubbell Lighting, Greenville is widely recognized as the preeminent economic center of the Upstate. Complementing Greenville’s robust business climate is an unprecedented array of community assets ranging from the Peace Center for the Performing Arts to picturesque Falls Park. Greenville’s 500 acres of parkland, collection of unique boutiques and restaurants alongside major sports and entertainment arenas deliver limitless recreation opportunities to residents and visitors alike.

City of Greenville Fact Sheet

City of Greenville

City of Greenville Economic Development

Fountain Inn

Fountain Inn has a relaxed quality of life and convenient location that help draw diverse new developments. The community recently began construction of Commerce Park and a Historical Center. The city also expanded programming at the Fountain Inn Civic Center, an addition that drew over 10,000 visitors, and welcomed the Art Haven School of the Arts and several new businesses.

City of Fountain Inn Fact Sheet

City of Fountain Inn


Greer is in the heart of Upstate South Carolina at the center of the Greenville-Spartanburg area. Located on Interstate 85 between Charlotte, NC and Atlanta, GA, Greer is home to the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, BMW’s only United States manufacturing facility, and the South Carolina Inland Port. Greer’s location and progressive business philosophy have attracted a world-class business community featuring companies like BMW Manufacturing and Mitsubishi Polyester Film.

City of Greer Fact Sheet

City of Greer

City of Greer Economic Development


Mauldin is a progressive community that has experienced significant new development in recent years.  With convenient access to I-85 and I-385 and exceptional commercial office spaces, like the Brookfield Corporate Center, Mauldin offers the model environment for business productivity and success. Recently Verizon Wireless announced a new $3.5 million expansion of their operation in Brookfield and BB&T recently broke ground on a new 140,000 sf mortgage processing facility.

City of Mauldin Fact Sheet

City of Mauldin


Simpsonville has been named one of the Ten Best Towns for Families by Family Circle Magazine and one of the 25 Best Affordable Cities by Money Magazine. There are many amazing places and activities in Simpsonville that make this an incredible destination.  The Charter Spectrum Amphitheatre is a premier outdoor entertainment venue conveniently located in the heart of Upstate South Carolina.  From Darius Rucker to Mumford & Sons, each year the Amphitheatre welcomes some of the most sought after award-winning musicians in America.

City of Simpsonville Fact Sheet

City of Simpsonville

Travelers Rest

An economic center of northern Greenville County, Travelers Rest has recently undergone a significant downtown revitalization that added on-street parking, parks, decorative lighting, road realignment, and landscaping.  Trailblazer Park is the regions newest performing arts and cultural center featuring panoramic mountain views, a covered pavilion that hosts the Travelers Rest Farmers Market, festival grounds, and an open-air amphitheater. Cyclists and pedestrians can access Trailblazer Park via a spur trail connection to the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail, a multi-use greenway system that runs along the Reedy River
connecting the old railway system between Greenville and Travelers Rest.

City of Travelers Rest Fact Sheet

City of Travelers Rest

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