State of South Carolina announces 2020 industry recruitment results
The South Carolina Department of Commerce today released its 2020 industry recruitment results. In total, the state won 126 economic development projects, accounting for $4 billion in capital investment and 11,147 new jobs.
"Team South Carolina continues to cultivate a diverse economy in all corners of our state," said Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt. "To increase our recruitment to $4 billion in capital investment - particularly during an unprecedented year - takes a remarkable amount of collaboration and unwavering commitment from many partners across this state."Read More
S.C. Commerce Office of Innovation announces grant awards
The South Carolina Department of Commerce Office of Innovation today announced $670,000 in grant awards to 13 organizations as part of the Relentless Challenge grant series. With the mission of progressing and supporting technology-based economic development projects, commercialization of new ideas and the next generation of industry-leading companies, the Relentless Challenge targets strategic investments in localized initiatives.Read More
S.C. Commerce launches Business Development website
The South Carolina Department of Commerce today announced the launch of a new business development website. This online platform offers S.C. companies – of all sizes – a multitude of valuable resources throughout the phases of development and growth.Read More
Non-essential businesses in South Carolina to temporarily close
COLUMBIA, S.C. - In response to the announced temporary closure of non-essential businesses in the state, S.C. Commerce has expanded its online resources to assist companies in navigating the impacts of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).Read More
S.C. Department of Commerce Office of Innovation to launch Scribble event series
COLUMBIA, S.C. - The South Carolina Department of Commerce's Office of Innovation today announced the launch of the Toolkit Talk series, celebrating innovators across S.C. The interactive three-day series, which is part of the Scribble online resource, provides opportunities for idea sharing and collaboration between innovators of all industry sectors and experience levels.Read More
eGroup growing its Charleston County headquarters
Lucideon M+P expanding Greenville County presence
Southern Current launching new solar project in Hampton County
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Southern Current, a leading developer in the residential, commercial and utility-scale solar markets, is expanding its solar farm portfolio with a new, 10-megawatt facility in Hampton County. The company is investing $14 million in this latest project.
Southern Current is an owner and developer of utility-scale solar energy facilities across the southeastern United States. With an in-house team of development professionals, the company manages projects from site selection and origination through construction and operation.Read More