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, W International to Cut Ribbon on New Center of Excellence Nov. 30

Berkeley County, W International to Cut Ribbon on New Center of Excellence Nov. 30

Jenna Ley JamisonNovember 24, 20212 min read

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Wednesday, November 24, 2021) – Berkeley County Economic Development and W International will celebrate the unveiling of W International’s new state-of-the-art Training Center of Excellence with a special ribbon-cutting…

Berkeley County Partnering With School District on Upcoming Job Fairs

Berkeley County Partnering With School District on Upcoming Job Fairs

Jenna Ley JamisonOctober 21, 2021

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (Thursday, October 21, 2021) – Berkeley County Economic Development, in partnership with Berkeley County School District and SC Works, are hosting two upcoming job fairs. See below for more information…

Scholarships Available for New ManuFirst SC Session Starting August 16

Scholarships Available for New ManuFirst SC Session Starting August 16

Jenna Ley JamisonJuly 20, 2021

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.- (Tuesday, July 20, 2021)- Berkeley County residents interested in growing their qualifications for manufacturing jobs can apply for scholarships for the ManuFirst SC program HERE. This free program is available…

Berkeley County Offices Closing at 2 p.m.

hmoldenhauerAugust 3, 2020

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.- (August 3, 2020) — All Berkeley County Offices will close at 2 p.m. Monday, August 3 due to Tropical Storm Isaias. This closure includes the Berkeley County Courthouse, Libraries, Animal…

Berkeley County Offices to Reopen to the Public May 20

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.- (Friday, May 8, 2020) – Berkeley County Government buildings will reopen to the public on Wednesday, May 20. The Voters Registration and Elections Office will be open to the public…

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