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Clarendon County Economic Development

Welcome to Clarendon County, South Carolina—one of the Southeast’s most strategic locations for your business.

We’re centrally located with a terrific, motivated workforce, Class A industrial sites, and an unbelievable quality of life. A Clarendon County location has all the elements your business needs to be successful.

All The Elements Your Business Needs To Thrive

  • A central location
  • A highly motivated workforce
  • One of the nation’s top training programs
  • An incredible transportation infrastructure with immediate access to I-95 and easy access to the Port of Charleston
  • Class A industrial sites
  • An unbelievable quality of life
  • Aggressive incentives in a right-to-work state with a lower overall cost of doing business
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News updates

Industrial Park now certified

The Clarendon County Industrial Park off Interstate 95 and U.S. 301 in Manning got a boost in early 2016.
Greenville company McCallum and Sweeney and the state Department of Commerce awarded the park with site certification, making it one of only a quarter of South Carolina parks to have such a distinction.

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the development board

George Kosinski, SCCED

Executive Director

- Over 10 years of Economic Development related experience
- Responsible for the recruitment of over 4,200 jobs and $900 million in capital investment
- Certified South Carolina Economic Developer (SCCED)
- Holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Christine (Chris) Edwards

Development Coordinator

- Economic Development Coordinator of the Clarendon County Development Board since 2003
- Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director
- Graduate of the South Carolina Economic Development Institute
- Co-founder and active member of the REWARD (Rural Economic Workforce for Resource Development) program

Robert N. Boykin, Jr.

Director of Public Relations

- Retired Executive VP with NBSC 45 years' experience
- Past Chairman Sumter Development Board
- Announced over 5,000 jobs and $600 million in capital investment during his tenure
- Recipient of the Governors Ambassador for Economic Development Award