The city of Greenville, SC, located halfway between Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC, has a population of about 60,000 people, and the entire Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin Metropolitan area has over 850,000 residents. The city is a great place for young professionals and is growing quickly. Area homes for sale include historic, new craftsman or ranch-style homes in planned communities, townhouses and more.
Downtown Greenville, SC is full of diverse, vibrant neighborhoods with interesting pasts. The city boasts seven historic districts, each with different building styles and a unique feel. For example, the Heritage district is full of bungalows while the Pettigru district has many homes from the Victorian era. Located in downtown Greenville is the desirable North Main, which not only has historic homes but also newer homes and many condo developments such as The Elements and The Edge. Those searching for single family homes may also wish to also head for the Augusta Road area. The lovely Botany Woods neighborhood is full of large lots and generous ranch-style homes. And outside the city, retirement communities are thriving for those people who are attracted to the low elevation, mild climate and three lakes. For example, the area around nearby Lake Keowee has retirement communities, golf communities and upscale waterfront homes.
Greenville, SC has attracted many different types of businesses and has a diverse, bustling economy. They have focused on advanced manufacturing and advanced materials and composites, as well as automotive and aviation companies. The top notch Bon Secours St. Francis Health System is the largest employer in the state, followed by Michelin North America Inc, GE Power and Water, and the South Carolina State Government. Other top employers in the area include CertusBank, AVX Corporation, Scansource, Lockheed Martin 3M,Honeywell, Caterpillar Inc. and O'Neal, Inc. The Greenville Health System employs many people as well and is also ranked high in the nation for hospital quality.