Economic Development

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The City of Greenville’s Economic Development Department promotes a variety of activities and programs designed to obtain a healthy balance of strategic economic growth and improved quality of life. 

Visit the Greenville SC Business website Opens in new windowThis is achieved by facilitating private development, implementing programs for business retention, pursuing annexation opportunities, developing and implementing revitalization, recruiting businesses and cultivating residential development.

For more information visit Greenville SC Business. This website has comprehensive resources for living, working, and doing business in the city of Greenville.

The Greenville Story

Downtown Greenville's development over the past four decades is the result of a series of momentous achievements, each signifying a milestone on a journey that took the declining city center and made it into one of America's best downtowns.

Use our interactive map to explore Downtown Reborn, and learn how Greenville's transformation happened.

Guide to Doing Business

Download the Guide to Doing Business Manual Opens in new windowThis comprehensive guide to doing business is a great resource to facilitate business development in the City of Greenville. It is not inclusive of all services and agencies that can assist you and your business, but it does provide the basic tools and contacts necessary to successfully operate a business in the City of Greenville.

If you have further questions or comments regarding the guide or doing business in the City of Greenville, please contact us at or (864) 467-4401.