Lowcountry counties seeing boom in investment

Charleston Regional Business Journal
August 20, 2018

Thank goodness for the Lowcountry … and the Midlands … and the Upstate.

Investment in South Carolina has been booming in recent years, and a study from financial technology company SmartAsset puts some numbers to the trend.

A handful of counties exploded with more than a billion in GDP in 2018. Specifically, the analysis found that Charleston, Greenville, Richland and Horry counties each broke the $1 billion mark, with Charleston County hitting $1.7 billion, the most in the state.

GDP is considered to be a strong economic measure of productivity and economic robustness. Those four counties accounted for $5.7 billion in GDP in the state.

Read the full story at the Charleston Regional Business Journal…

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