Named One of the "Best 10 Downtowns" by Forbes Magazine
Nestled in the Upstate of South Carolina among the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Greenville is a city rich in history, culture, and southern charm. Founded in 1663 by King Charles II, Greenville is the largest city in the Upstate and continues to attract South Carolinians and residents from around the world. Although popular to live in the suburbs including neighboring Simpsonville and Greer, SC, locals enjoy a quick commute to a picturesque, charming downtown area. Named “One of the 10 Best Downtowns”by Forbes Magazine, the downtown area boasts award-wining restaurants, quaint shops, and a variety of entertainment venues all centered around the Reedy River that runs through the heart of the city. Downtown area attractions include the Peace Center for the Performing Arts, Bon Secours Wellness Arena, The Warehouse Theater, and Fluor Field at the West End which hosts the Greenville Drive, a Class A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox.
Due to competitive wages and low taxes, Greenville is known as a thriving metropolitan for large employers and fortune 500 companies; most notably, Michelin Brand Tires, Hubbell Lighting, PerceptIS. All are headquartered in this thriving South Carolina city. Other notable companies include BMW Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, General Electric, and Caterpillar INC. Whether focused on work or play, residents find the city of Greenville an attractive and desirable place to call home!