GADC Announces Record Setting Year for 2014, Areas of Focus for 2015 at Annual Meeting
GREENVILLE, SC – June 1, 2015 – The Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC), the County-chartered organization tasked with promoting and enhancing the economic growth of Greenville County, announced continued growth in capital investment and job creation for 2014 at its 14th annual meeting held Wednesday, May 27. During this record-setting year, GADC helped to secure nearly $452 million in investment and more than 1300 new jobs for the County.
GADC President and CEO Mark Farris informed the crowd of nearly 150 elected officials, economic development leaders and business executives, that GADC had had contact with more than 170 companies interested in the area and helped 17 companies expand in or relocated to Greenville County in 2014. GADC Board member Tim Justice also announced continued growth in the number of GADC investors, from 40 original investors in 2001 to more than 140 in 2014.
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