Chances are you’ve heard of Greenville, South Carolina. Whether it was in a major travel publication or in a “Best Places to Live” headline, this once unknown Southern town has become quite the hot spot. Greenville, aptly coined “yeah THAT Greenville” by the local tourism office, thanks to the numerous cities in the United States with the same name. However, this Greenville certainly stands out as a desirable place to live. In fact, the city is experiencing high demand driven by publicity and the impact it leaves on everyone who visits and decides they don’t want to leave. Life in Greenville is just that good!
Greenville is situated in the Upstate of South Carolina, also known as the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Whether you choose to live in northern Greenville County and make quaint, friendly Travelers Rest your home or you opt for the suburbs of Simpsonville, the Blue Ridge Mountains are always visible.
Greenville’s mountain views are just the beginning of the warm welcome you’ll feel when you arrive in this true Southern town. The city boasts a wide range of employment opportunities to those who live in Greenville. A town built on the textile industry—thanks to its location on a major river—Greenville now boasts a strong manufacturing, healthcare, arts and entrepreneurial business climate. Both BMW and Michelin house their North American headquarters here. South Carolina’s largest health care system, Prisma, is located here as well, along with its medical school campus. If you’ve always dreamed of starting your own company or moving your established one, the Greenville Chamber and its many partners boast robust support programs and services for business owners and employees in Greenville County.
Fun and Recreation
Living in Greenville, South Carolina is easy. The area features the amenities, services, and schools and the employment working families and young professionals desire. South Carolina’s climate is ideal, with the Upstate experiencing mild temperatures for all seasons, and little to no snow in the winter. Greenville’s summers do tend to be on the hot and humid side, but an escape to the beach or the nearby mountain lakes is 30 minutes to three hours away, depending on your preference. GSP International, Greenville’s local airport, is South Carolina’s second busiest airport behind Charleston and features nonstop service to 21 cities and one-stop flights to over 200 global destinations.
Where to Build?
Choosing where you’ll build your Morgan-Keefe work of art home in the Greenville area might be one of the hardest decisions you make. The entire area boasts award-winning public schools, charter schools, and numerous private options to choose from. Whether you choose one of the suburbs of Simpsonville, Mauldin, or Greer, or you opt for Greenville’s award-winning walkable downtown, you simply cannot go wrong. Venture to the nearby lakes and build your Morgan-Keefe home on Hartwell Lake near nationally known Clemson University or opt for the cool spring-fed waters of Lake Jocassee or Lake Keowee. No matter where you choose to locate your new home, you’re certain to love living in Greenville, South Carolina in a Morgan-Keefe custom built home.