Large and Growing Workforce

Cherokee County qualifies for the maximum state incentives for businesses locating in South Carolina and is located in a federally designated Opportunity Zone.  It is home to a highly diversified industrial base and a growing skilled labor force with access to customized training from the state’s readySCTM program. Additionally, Axis 85 is less than two miles from Spartanburg Community College’s Cherokee Campus that offers a variety of Industrial and Trade Programs.


A Quality Labor Pool

Within a 30-Minute Commute

2018 Demographics 10 Miles (16 KM) 20 Miles (32 KM) 30 Miles (48 KM)
2018-2023 Population Growth Rate 0.50% 0.61% 0.65%
Median Age 39.9 39.9 40.6
2018 Households 64,497 322,860 634,781
2018 Population 24,381 125,337 245,252
2018 Businesses 1,770 10,194 18,613
2018 Employed Population 16+ 28,075 147,546 298,341
2018 Average Household Income $52,086 $56,596 $59,849

Wage Comparison (Annual Mean Wage)

Cherokee, Charlotte, Spartanburg, Greenville

Industry Cherokee Charlotte Spartanburg Greenville
Transportation & Material Moving $29,840 $34,760 $36,700 $35,510
Production $35,330 $37,150 $42,000 $35,510
Installation Maintenance & Repair $44,000 $47,890 $46,250 $44,810
Construction & Extraction $37,710 $41,100 $40,640 $41,170
Automotive $34,770 $38,027 $36,420 $35,126
Heavy Tractor Trailer Drivers $41,670 $42,660 $44,190 $44,130

Unbeatable Local Incentives

  • No state property local or inventory tax
  • No sales tax on manufacturing machinery, industrial power or materials for finished products
  • No wholesale tax
  • No unitary tax on worldwide profits
  • Favorable corporate income tax structure

Pro-Business Climate

  • Located in a federally designated Opportunity Zone
  • Corporate tax income credits
  • Exceptions and incentives offset property tax
  • Corporate income tax moratorium opportunity
  • Employment tax credits
  • Enhanced corporate headquarters credits
  • Select exemption from sales tax
  • Research and development credit
  • Property tax incentives
  • Sales tax exemptions and cap
  • Job development credit
The Axis Promise
To always keep the needs of our tenants top of mind as we make sound, strategic decisions in order to build and maintain a positive, impactful, and beautiful environment in which your company and its people may thrive.
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Tamarack Investments is a privately-held real estate investment company based in Atlanta, GA. Tamarack seeks to acquire, develop and reposition various types of commercial real estate projects in the Southeastern United States that have the potential of delivering superior, risk-adjusted returns to investors.