Welcome to Upstate SC
Located at the heart of the booming Charlotte-Atlanta corridor, Upstate South Carolina is a 10-county region anchored by Greenville and Spartanburg.
7,000+ job postings per month on average. 545 international companies. 556 miles of bike trails. 219 days of sunshine each year. 71 food trucks. These numbers—and so much more—add up to a one-of-a-kind region.
Some call it the most charming corner of the country—others call it the best kept secret in the South. We hope you’ll just call it home. So, what do you say—are you up for it?
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Meet the Upstarters
To see the level of the international community and number of languages spoken here was incredible.Ramon Nieves-LugoPrincipal, UniComm Media Group
It was important to me to find a job somewhere that feels like home, where the world is at my door.Caroline AneskievichTalent Management Specialist for the Americas, BMW
We left New York City in a full-blown snow storm and just a few hours later we were sitting outside in downtown Greenville, eating burgers and watching people walk by in light jackets. It was a no-brainer.Erald SinoCommercial Banker, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
It’s not just sweet tea and biscuits—it’s a lot of culture and a ton of things to do outdoors. Upstate South Carolina is very much a melting pot.”Sadie WaycasterAssociate Product Manager, AFL
The difference in the cost of living is really noticeable. Your lifestyle doesn’t change, but you now have even more discretionary income.Chris BriddellVice President and Chief Compliance Officer, AnMed Health
The Upstate is a thriving area with a lot of energetic people who are conscious about health and wellness, who are dedicated to staying in shape and living full, healthy lives while making a difference in their communities.Kevin KesslerManager of Maintenance and Engineering, FUJIFILM
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A picture is worth a thousand words – and we’ve got some awesome ones. Explore our Instagram to see what it’s like to live in Upstate SC.