Nestled along the Atlantic Ocean, between Myrtle Beach and Charleston, Georgetown County boasts easy access to the Port of Georgetown, rail service, the Myrtle Beach International Airport along with the Charleston deepwater Port and International Airport. A highly reliable world-class communications network engineered to meet the requirements of industry extends your global reach into the cloud.
An energetic workforce and exceptional quality of life makes Georgetown an ideal place to live, work and play. With one of the lowest corporate tax rates in the country, economic incentives include job creation tax credits, fee in lieu of, research & development and investment credits. South Carolina is a right to work state with low labor costs and custom tailored workforce development programs.
Our Economic Development staff provides both business assistance programs and expansion services. Georgetown county simplified the regulatory process by creating a one-stop shop for local permitting and code requirements. We'll walk you through this process and aid in site selection, development, planning, and identifying incentive opportunities for new and expanding businesses.
Mercom expansion catalyst for new technology park
Mercom, a premier technology firm in Georgetown County, will expand its existing operations, investing nearly $6 million and creating more than 150 jobs over the next five years, the company announced this week.
As part of the expansion, the company will construct a new headquarters facility across the street from its existing complex in Pawleys Island. The 20,000-square-foot building will be located in a new technology park at 313 Commerce Drive, Georgetown County’s Economic Development Department reported.
The technology park will be situated on 22 acres with Mercom as the anchor company. The master plan for the technology park has more than 100,000 square foot of additional office space spread out over the entire campus, which will be available to serve other technology and back office sector businesses. The technology park is a direct result of the economic development focus and support of Santee Cooper in Georgetown County, along with efforts by the county’s economic development staff.
Mercom expanding operations in Georgetown County
April 27, 2016
Expansion project will bring nearly $6 million in capital investment and create 152 new jobs
Mercom, a South Carolina-based premier technology firm, is expanding its existing operations in Georgetown County. By investing nearly $6 million, the company is expected to create 152 new jobs over the next five years.
Founded in 2000, Mercom is a technology firm which specializes in cyber security, data center modernization, IT systems integration and cloud computing. Headquartered in Pawleys Island, S.C. with a federal office in Fairfax, Va., Mercom manages a suite of acquisition contracts that facilitate mission-critical technologies for a variety of federal government agencies.
To expand operations in Georgetown County, the company is constructing a new 20,000-square-foot building across the street from its existing complex, which is located at 313 Commerce Drive in Pawleys Island, S.C. With construction on the new facility currently ongoing, hiring for the new positions is already underway. For more information on joining the Mercom team, visit the company’s career page online.