Berkeley County Economic Development
About Berkeley County Economic Development
Our beautiful and quickly-growing county has become a very popular relocation destination for businesses and families alike. In fact, Berkeley County is one of the fastest-growing counties in South Carolina and ranked in the top 50 fastest-growing counties in the entire nation since 2010. Berkeley County’s rich history, friendly people, year-round cultural and recreational opportunities, overall quality of life and having the lowest county government millage rate in the state make Berkeley County a desirable place to work, live and raise a family.
Berkeley County offers abundant opportunities for businesses. Conveniently located, Berkeley County has tremendous access to rail and two major interstates and is just minutes from the Port of Charleston. Along with a well-trained workforce, Berkeley County offers deep water sites for industrial use, diverse structures and plentiful building sites for business and industry.
Berkeley County’s strong, pro-business environment is heavily supported by our County Supervisor Johnny Cribb, County Council and countywide elected county officials. Berkeley County is a strong member of the Charleston Regional Development Alliance (CRDA), a tri-county economic development and marketing organization serving Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties and whose membership include a diverse group of businesses and industries from around the world that proudly call the region their home.
In short, Berkeley County offers an extremely desirable location to start or grow businesses and serves as one of the most competitive areas in the global marketplace.
To create a vibrant and sustainable County economy and equitable quality of life.
A globally attractive economy where businesses succeed and all people prosper.
Commit to Excellence
Accessible, cohesive, continuously-learning professionals- operating in an informal, open, and transparent environment - to engage residents, partners, and industry in the creation of a vibrant and sustainable County economy and equitable quality of life for all citizens.