The South Carolina Department of Commerce strives to provide the most current and detailed information to assist companies in the site selection process. The Commerce Resource Center provides valuable information about South Carolina’s business climate through reports covering topics from economic and labor market profiles to demographic and employment information. The Commerce Resource Center also includes a GIS functionality which allows visualization and interpretation of data to reveal unique relationships, patterns and trends.


Click on the following icons to access valuable information about South Carolina’s labor market, workforce, buildings and sites and many other topics.



The Division of Research is a multidisciplinary group of professionals dedicated to the collection, analysis and dissemination of precise, timely data. Commerce’s philosophy is that decisions should be made with accurate and reliable data. The Research team includes 13 individuals—including two Ph.D.s and seven Masters degrees—with experience ranging from economics and business to statistics, information technology and more.