Florence County Received Nearly $97.35 Million in New Investments

As a 2021 year review, Florence County received nearly $97.35 million in new investments and 689 new jobs during the year.

Innovative Construction Group recently announced that it would establish a location at the Touchtone Energy Pee Dee Commerce Park that would result in a $35.6 million investment and 179 new jobs.

QVC has indicated it plans to invest $27.5 million and create 360 new jobs at its facility on TV Road.

Additionally, Pee Dee Electric Cooperative announced it would invest $13 million in Florence County to build a new headquarters and Santee Electric Cooperative is planning a $10 million expansion in lower and mid-Florence County.

And, Performance Food Service has indicated it would invest $11 million and create 150 new jobs in a Florence County expansion.

There could be more economic development ahead for the county. Projects Longshot and Star remain before the county council and the Buc-EEs project is scheduled to open during the first quarter of this year.

Pictured above is Innovative Construction located at 2570 Florence Harllee Boulevard in the Pee Dee Touchtone Energy Commerce City industrial park.

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