The Economic Development Department is directly responsible for industry attraction, retention, expansion, and workforce development. We work in partnership with key stakeholders to ensure that Berkeley County has what businesses and industries need to succeed.

Mission Statement

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Department Functions

  • Support sustainable economic growth in Berkeley County that will maintain and create jobs and grow the tax base.
  • Recruit new industry using partners, allies, and direct marketing strategies.
  • Produce a competitive environment for the county and economic growth.
  • Through partner agencies, support the development of assets such as infrastructure, transportation, favorable business climate, and amenities.
  • Support area education and workforce development agencies and programs by relaying information on current and future workforce needs from business and industry.
  • Identify available land, sites, and buildings suitable for business development and lead product development.

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Berkeley County to Hold In-House Job Fair October 6

Berkeley County to Hold In-House Job Fair October 6

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Tuesday, October 4, 2022) – Berkeley County Government is hosting an in-house job fair for open County positions on Thursday, October 6, 2022 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.…

Emergency Response Vehicles Delayed in Berkeley County Throughout Ian

Emergency Response Vehicles Delayed in Berkeley County Throughout Ian

Jenna Ley JamisonSep 30, 2022

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Friday, September 30, 2022) – Emergency responses across Berkeley County are currently delayed. Due to high winds, high-profile vehicles (i.e. ambulances, fire trucks, and utility vehicles) are periodically suspended…

Berkeley County to Partially Activate Emergency Operations Center Friday, Sept. 30

Berkeley County to Partially Activate Emergency Operations Center Friday, Sept. 30

Jenna Ley JamisonSep 29, 2022

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Thursday, September 29, 2022) – Berkeley County will move from OPCON 3 to OPCON 2 at 6 a.m. on Friday, September 30, partially activating its Emergency Operations Center (EOC).…

Berkeley County Government Announces Office Closures Ahead of Hurricane Ian

Berkeley County Government Announces Office Closures Ahead of Hurricane Ian

Jenna Ley JamisonSep 28, 2022

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Wednesday, September 28, 2022) – Berkeley County is under a Hurricane Watch and Tropical Storm Warning as Hurricane Ian inches closer to South Carolina. A watch does NOT mean…

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