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Oconee County's Strategic Advantage
Oconee County is located on Interstate I-85 halfway between Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC.
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Oconee County, South Carolina
Oconee County, South Carolina
Oconee County combines the best of the lakes and mountains; a wonderful climate in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains together with hard-working people who take pride in their work and participate in the betterment of their communities. That is why businesses expand and relocate to Oconee County.
Duke Engery
Duke Engery
Oconee County, South Carolina is a world-class location. It is home to Fortune 500 Companies such as the Duke Energy Corporation
US Engine Valve
US Engine Valve
Oconee County, South Carolina is a world-class location. It is home to Fortune 500 Companies such as US Engine Valve.
Schneider Electric
Schneider Electric
Oconee County, South Carolina is a world-class location. It is home to Fortune 500 Companies such as Schneider Electric.
 
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Why Oconee

Oconee County combines a landscape of lakes placed in a wonderful climate in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains together with hard-working people who take pride in their work and participate in the betterment of their communities.

This is why Oconee County, South Carolina is the Up and Coming “Sweet Spot” for business expansions, relocations and start-ups. Here are three reasons why:

#1 LOCATION #2 WORKFORCE

#3 QUALITY OF LIFE

  • Located on I-85 Corridor, half-way between Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC
  • 3 County-owned Industrial Parks with over 700 buildable acres suitable for development
  • Proximity to Clemson University
  • Competitive Incentives supported by State & County
  • Strong Recruitment and Training Support by ReadySC
  • SC WorkKeys / Work-Ready Communities Certification Process being conducted
  • Close Proximity to Technical Schools and Universities
  • Oconee has the third Lowest Taxes in South Carolina
  • Un-matched quality of life with three lakes and affordable cost-of-living
  • Home to the Jocassee Gorges, named one of the Top 50 Destinations of a Lifetime by National Geographic
Oconee County Ranked 27th Top Performing Micropolitan
For Immediate Release  Press Contact: Richard K. Blackwell, SCCED Executive Director Oconee Economic Alliance Office: (864) 638-4210   Oconee County Ranked 27th Top Performing Micropolitan  (SENECA, S.C.) – March 25, 2014 –Oconee County, South Carolina has been named one of the top micropolitan areas in the United States. According to Site Selection Magazine&rsq...
For Immediate Release  Press Contact: Richard K. Blackwell, SCCED Executive Director Oconee Economic Alliance Office: (864) 638-4210 Oconee County Industrial Group Sponsors School District’s Math Madness  (SENECA, S.C.) – March 6, 2014 – The Oconee County Industrial Group (OCIG) is pleased to announce a $2,000 grant to sponsor the School District of Oconee Coun...
For Immediate Release Press Contact: Richard K. Blackwell, SCCED Executive Director Oconee Economic Alliance Office: (864) 638-4210                                            &n...
US Engine Valve to expand in Oconee County
For Immediate Release February 6, 2014 US Engine Valve to expand in Oconee County $29.5 million investment expected to create 125 jobs   COLUMBIA, S.C. - U.S. Engine Valve, a global automotive supplier of high-engineered valves, will expand operations in Oconee County. The $29.5 million investment is expected to add at least 125 new jobs to...
  For Immediate Release  Press Contact: Richard K. Blackwell, SCCED Executive Director Oconee Economic Alliance Office: (864) 638-4210 MoreSun Designs Locates to the Oconee Incubator (SENECA, S.C.) – February 4, 2014 – Tri-County Entrepreneurial Development Center (TCEDC), in part with the Oconee Economic Alliance, is proud to announce that MoreSun Designs has dec...

Oconee County Industrial Directory

Oconee County Economic Profile

ACOG Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for 2007-2012Adobe PDF Document

Oconee: A History of The Land Behind The Water - Video sponsored by the Seneca Chamber of Commerce and produced by GBA Productions. Watch This Movie On The Web

Board Meeting-
The Oconee Economic Alliance generally meets on the third Friday of every month.

Our next meeting will be held on May 23, 2014. Convening at 9:00 a.m. at Blue Ridge Electric Co-Op, 2328 Sandifer Blvd, Westminster. SC 29693.

Business Forum-
The Oconee Economic Alliance Business Forum is a monthly opportunity for citizens and business leaders to come together in Oconee County to network, receive timely updates on topics facing the community and discuss ways to work together in making Oconee a better place.

May 8, 2014
Thrift Development located at 180 Bountyland Road in Seneca, SC
8am-9am



 

Oconee County is a proud partner of the Upstate South Carolina Alliance. Visit the Upstate SC Alliance's website.