South Carolina announces 2017 Industry Recruitment results
by Reporter | January 30, 2018 9:35 pm
Last Updated: January 30, 2018 at 4:22 pm
South Carolina announces 2017 industry recruitment results
More than $5 billion in capital investment recruited for the fourth time in seven years
COLUMBIA, SC – The S.C. Department of Commerce today released its 2017 industry recruitment results. In total, the state won 157 economic development projects last year, accounting for $5.24 billion in capital investment and 18,445 new jobs.
“South Carolina has become an industrial powerhouse,” said Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt. “To recruit more than $5 billion in capital investment – a feat which had never occurred prior to 2011 – takes a remarkable amount of collaboration and teamwork from many partners across this state.”
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