Greenville is the vibrant epicenter of the Upstate region with an award-winning downtown area and a wide variety of year round entertainment including music and food festivals, outdoor adventures, museums, Broadway shows, and more! Greenville offers a high-quality of living with the benefits of big city life without the inconveniences of a big city.
Greenville, originally called Pleasantburg, was first settled in the 1760s. Greenville’s economy was initially centered around agriculture but the completion of the railroad and the building of the first textile mill in 1876 caused the city to expand rapidly.
Today, the population of the city of Greenville is over 65,000. Greenville is home to more than 250 international firms including Michelin, BMW, GE, etc. The city is also home to one of the best school systems in the state of South Carolina, 39 city parks, 100+ restaurants in the downtown area alone, and countless other attractions that make this city an ideal place for residents.
Greenville is one of the fastest growing cities in the country with an expected population growth of over 20% within the next 5 years. The city of Greenville is preparing for this massive growth with objectives to attract and retain businesses, a workforce for the booming economy, residents, and visitors. The GVL 2040 Comprehensive Plan seeks to steer the city’s vision for the future.
Bursting with opportunities for family-friendly and after-work fun, Downtown Greenville has many neighborhoods that provide the ease of a live-work-play lifestyle. Living in Downtown Greenville will put you closest to the city’s best attractions with many of them within walking distance of brand-new condos and the city’s most charming historic homes.