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You won’t find a more hospitable or business-friendly climate than South Carolina. That’s not just our opinion. Area Development magazine consistently ranks South Carolina as one of the top five states to do business in the nation. We are proud to offer a good value equation to all businesses – enterprise or entrepreneurial.
In addition to the pro-business environment, companies come to South Carolina for its advantageous labor climate. With low corporate tax rates and competitive wages, SC’s job market has consistently outpaced national growth levels. South Carolina is a right-to-work state with a low unionization rate of 2.6%, ranking lowest in the US. The state’s unionization rate for the private sector is 1.5%. We have the lowest percentage of total employed workers covered by a collective bargaining agreement of any state in the nation.
With a focus on ensuring South Carolina’s workforce continues to be one of the best in the nation, a team of 12 Regional Workforce Advisors (RWAs) work to connect the business and education communities to meet industry workforce demands.
Our location is unique. Though coastal and temperate, South Carolina is just a two days’ drive from nearly 208 million Americans, that’s two-thirds of the US population. That number includes all major East Coast markets, plus Detroit, Chicago and Dallas.
Crisscrossed by five interstate highways, our state offers excellent east-west and north-south access to the rest of the United States. In addition, these interstates are enhanced by another 41,000 miles of state-maintained highways.
The Port of Charleston has been at the center of global commerce and trade for three centuries. In addition to being one of the busiest container ports along the Southeast and Gulf coasts, it is also recognized as one of the most productive – averaging 40+ moves per hour, per crane – well above the US port standard of 25-27.
Our highly reliable world-class communications network is designed and engineered to meet the requirements of industry for wireless, high-speed Internet access and voice service. This network is comprised of both digital switching centers and copper and fiber-optic cable. Redundancy ensures the continuity of service.
Appreciating a beautiful day is a favorite South Carolina past time and it is beautiful most all the time. From the natural landscapes to world-renowned events. Steeped in history and tradition, South Carolina offers a low cost of living and unparalleled access to the US and travel abroad.