The City of York Is Growing


Incoming Big Business & Expansions

The City of York is pleased to announce the South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority has granted our City a $320,000 Basic Infrastructure Grant
"Providing quality water to our residents is an essential function of municipal  government. This $320,000 Infrastructure Grant will benefit an entire  neighborhood of our city, improving the lives of many people on East Madison  Street and beyond by replacing old water lines with new ones. City Manager Lisa Wallace and her team worked closely with the staff of Catawba Regional Council of Governments to secure this large grant." - Mayor Eddie Lee

Cooperative Commons Mixed-Use Development Site York, South Carolina

February 6, 2019

York Electric Cooperative (YEC) and the City of York, South Carolina are soliciting Letters of Interest from developers for the purchase and development of all, or portions of, approximately 89 acres of land referred to as the Cooperative Commons Mixed-Use Development Site (Development Site).

Two States, One Region

South Carolina vs. North Carolina

February 15, 2018

Quote David Swenson, CEcD
Executive Director
York County Economic Development

When it comes to improving a competitive business climate, both South Carolina and North Carolina rank highly, Swenson said. “We compete on different levels; we’re in a healthy ‘cooper-tition’ in our marketplace here.” South Carolina competes in different ways than North Carolina, he said, allowing the entire region to benefit from the range of choices that companies in this area are offered. York County is the second-largest populated county in the Charlotte metro area. From March 2016 to March 2017, the county led the nation in job growth, Swenson said. “We’re one of the ring counties outside of Charlotte that’s bringing it, folks,” he said.

York County Government Center

New Center to be located in Downtown York, SC
Saturday, July 8, 2017

Members of the York County Council and county leaders held a ground breaking ceremony Saturday for a new $24 million complex that will house multiple government agencies in downtown York. The complex is part of an $89 million bond referendum passed in November of 2015 that includes multiple building projects. The government complex should be complete by spring of 2019.

Complete article at the Herald online