Relocating to Greenville, South Carolina
Greenville is located in the Upstate region of South Carolina and in the foothills area of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The area, referred to as the Upstate area, includes Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson, Pickens and Spartanburg counties and the cities of Anderson, Clemson, Greenville, Simpsonville, Greer and Spartanburg.
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Greenville County has more than 350,000 residents making it South Carolina largest population. Around 56,000 people live within Greenville city limits.
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Greenville has a rich history of diverse and neighborhood identity, Greenville offers many housing options within traditional older neighborhoods, historic districts, suburban areas or the heart of a bustling and busy downtown area. Greenville has experienced a tremndous amount of new residential construction investment and the city has put in $100 million in renovations in the City's older neighborhoods. Greenville's downtown area is experiencing a boom in new housing development as urban living is on the rise. There are many price point levels for all incomes to enjoy the downtown area.
Local Colleges and Universities:
Bob Jones University
Greenville Technical College
North Greenville University
Southern Wesleyan University
University of S. C. -- Spartanburg
Virginia College - Greenville Campus
Greenville, SC is quickly emerging as one of the major hubs of the New Urban South. Home to over 250 multinational corporations such as BMW, Michelin, Hubble Lighting, GE Aviation and Energy, Bowater, and Fluor, Greenville has proven to possess assets that attract business and entrepreneurs to take advantage of Greenville's thriving and growing community. New ventures such as ICAR, the International Center for Automotive Research, and the Millennium Park will position Greenville, SC as a leader in the Southeastern research and development field.
Culture & Entertainment
Downtown Greenville is the entertainment epicenter for the Upstate of South Carolina where people can enjoy live entertainment ranging from ballet, symphony, theater, West End art studios, hockey, and indoor football, and concerts. The Peace Center for the Performing Arts hosts major productions and has a outdoor amphitheater next to the Reedy River at Falls Park. The local theater companies provide intimate performances, and the BI-LO CENTER seats 17,000 and hosts large concerts, different athletic events, as well great family entertainment for all ages. The Bob Jones University Museum and Gallery offers one of the most religious collections of artwork in the nation, from artist such as Dolci, Rembrandt, Rubens, Titan and Van Dyck. The Greenville County Art Museum has an exquisite collection that is nationally recognized.