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We're a small but dedicated state with big aspirations

We're a small but dedicated state with big aspirations

“Just right” was conceived to promote the great state of South Carolina as the perfect place for business and industry. After all, as South Carolinians, we have a lot to be proud of. We have a talented workforce, vast resources, an extensive transportation network and an amazing business climate. 
 
The power of partnerships

Elected Officials on-demand training

Rather than waiting for the once-a-year required course offerings, officials can now take select Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government training 24/7. The  Municipal Governance and Policy course is the latest in the series to become available online.
 
Cities granted greater enforcement authority

Cities granted greater enforcement authority

The state Fairness in Lodging Act, which became law in June, gives local governments additional enforcement authority to ensure individuals who rent out their vacation homes are appropriately remitting their state and local accommodations taxes. The Act allows local governments and the Department of Revenue to share taxpayer data to better enforce the collection and payment of state and local taxes. 
Neighborhood Initiative Program launched

Neighborhood Initiative Program launched

The goal of the Neighborhood Initiative Program is to stabilize property values through the removal of blighted properties in strategically targeted areas. The program will assist communities by stemming the decline of home values and acting as a catalyst to initiate redevelopment and revitalization in areas suffering from blight and decline.
 
Metro areas busting with activity

Metro areas busting with activity

​From the Upstate to the Midlands to the Low Country, cranes dot the skylines of South Carolina’s three largest metropolitan areas. A mid-2014 snapshot of Greenville, Columbia and Charleston reveals creative public-private partnerships promoting each area’s unique features and appealing to residents, workers and visitors. Development activity in the metro areas are also prompting growth in nearby cities and towns.