Success Stories

Attracting businesses & jobs to South Carolina.

Why Invest in SC?

Lower Costs & Lower Taxes

One of America's top pro-business and right-to-work states, S.C. offers business-friendly tax structures, incentives and policies.

Market Access & Global Trade

Global trade infrastructure including five interstate highways, 2,500 miles of railways, three seaports and four international air ports.

Quality of Life

S.C. boasts a cost of living well below the national average and an abundance of natural resources and outdoor recreation.

Our Team

Contact us for information on available sites and buildings, taxes and incentives, grants and loans, rates, and more.


Certified by the S.C. Department of Commerce.


Economic Development Grants

We finance infrastructure improvements for municipal and county governments.

Projects Considered

  • Municipal and county infrastructure projects
  • Site preparation
  • Extension of water and sewer lines
  • Highway construction
  • Other public works

Request a Grant

John A. Cadena

Manager, Community / Economic Development

Office: 803-217-8837
Fax: 803-933-8225

Mail Code D132
220 Operation Way
Cayce, SC 29033-3701


SC Development Allies

We work closely with local and regional economic development organizations.

Calhoun, Clarendon, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, McCormick, Newberry, Orangeburg, and Richland counties.

Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties.

Aiken, Edgefield, and Saluda counties.

York, Chester, Fairfield, and Richland counties.

Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, Marion, Marlboro, and Williamsburg counties.

Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties.

Sumter and Lee counties.