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South Carolina EB-5 Regional Center

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Geographic Coverage: All 46 Counties in the State of South Carolina

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Benefits of Affiliation with Our South Carolina EB-5 Regional Center

Immediate Ability to Raise EB-5 Capital in South Carolina

Business affiliates of EB5 Affiliate Network, including our South Carolina EB-5 Regional Center, can immediately begin raising EB-5 investment funds in any of the designated geographic areas that comprise our regional centers. Click here to view our official approval listed on the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Website.

Indirect Job Creation Calculations

Business affiliates of our regional centers can calculate job creation through both direct and indirect job methodologies, leading to higher job creation figures than direct non-regional center calculations of actual payroll employees.

Regional Center Affiliation Process

The affiliation process can be a fast solution and a great fit for those looking to begin a project immediately.
Our experienced team will work with you to understand if EB-5 is a good fit for your project and if you qualify to affiliate with our regional centers.
Please click here to learn about the full benefits of affiliation and how the affiliation process works.

Let Us Create Your Own South Carolina EB-5 Regional Center

Our Team Will Complete Your I-924 Application for a South Carolina EB-5 Regional Center in 3 Weeks

EB5AN has obtained full state regional center coverage in multiple states and has completed more than 100 USCIS-compliant business plans and economic impact studies. The I-924 application process is complicated and requires legal expertise, economic analysis, business plan creation, and an understanding of how USCIS adjudicates applications.

EB5AN has the internal resources to assemble all required aspects of an I-924 application. Additionally, we have extensive experience with I-924 applications and understand all the key components and common pitfalls.

There are various approaches to take when filing an I-924 form; please contact us  to learn more about the process and how we can work together to get your regional center approved quickly by USCIS.

Targeted Employment Area (TEA) Approval Letter in South Carolina for EB-5 South Carolina Regional Center Projects

Please visit our EB-5 TEA Map to determine whether your South Carolina EB-5 regional center project is located in a census tract that automatically qualifies as a TEA.

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To learn more about how USCIS reviews TEA designations and why it is important to obtain a TEA designation for an EB-5 project, please visit our main page on Targeted Employment Area (TEA) Designation.

Once you determine if your South Carolina EB-5 regional center project is located in a TEA, you must request a formal TEA designation letter from USCIS.

For easy-to-follow instructions on how to obtain an official EB-5 TEA letter, please visit How to Get a TEA Letter. Here you will also find a set of sample materials, including an official TEA letter and a set of analyses completed in support of a TEA letter request USCIS.

If you still need assistance with getting an official EB-5 TEA letter for your EB-5 regional center project in South Carolina, please contact us directly by phone at 1-800-288-9138 or via e-mail at

About the State of South Carolina and the Economic Climate of Our EB-5 South Carolina Regional Center

Our South Carolina EB-5 regional center was created to provide an investment vehicle for qualified foreign investors seeking to obtain permanent resident status in the United States of America through an investment in a USCIS-approved EB-5 Regional Center with geographic coverage of all 46 counties in the state South Carolina.

The EB-5 Regional Center Program has been endorsed by South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, Senator Lindsey Graham, Senator Tom Scott, and several United States Congressmen representing districts within the state of South Carolina as a great opportunity for the United States economy and for foreign investors looking to immigrate to the United States of America and invest in a USCIS-approved South Carolina EB-5 regional center such as the EB5 Affiliate Network State of South Carolina Regional Center.

South Carolina: Population and Income Demographics

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According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the state of South Carolina had a population of approximately 3.87 million people over the age of 16. Within this group, approximately 2.4 million people are in the labor force, with 2.1 million who are employed and 0.2 million unemployed. These population numbers represent approximately 1.8 million households in the state of

South Carolina: Unemployment Trends

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Unemployment statistics for the state of South Carolina in 2018 show average unemployment at ~3.0%. Monthly unemployment rates in the state of South Carolina in 2018 were 3.1% for September and 3.1% for October.

The state of South Carolina covers an area of 32,030 square miles, with a width of 200 miles and a length of 260 miles. This implies a population density of 153.9 people/square mile, which makes South Carolina the 19th-most densely populated state in the United States.

The capital of the state of South Carolina is Columbia, the largest city is also Columbia, and the largest metro area is the Charlotte metro area. The gross domestic product (GDP) of the state of South Carolina in 2010 was $162 billion. This implies a CAGR ’00–’10 rate of 4.51% and a per capita GDP of $37,063. South Carolina has the 26th-largest economy in the United States today by GDP.

In the 20th century, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, education, hospitality, construction, and professional services have contributed to the state of South Carolina’s economic development.

The South Carolina economy is driven almost entirely by its seven metropolitan areas. In 2004, they had a combined total of 95.7% of the state of South Carolina’s domestic product.

South Carolina State Government & EB-5 Investment Financial and Employment Statistics

South Carolina: Real GDP for 2011–2014

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From 2011–2014, South Carolina GDP grew by 5.32%, with an average annual GDP growth of 1.77%. In 2014, South Carolina real GDP was $0.175 trillion, ranked 26th in the U.S. 2013–2014 saw the largest percent change in GDP at 3.0%, signaling a strong and growing economy.

South Carolina: Total Personal Consumption Expenditures (2012–2014)

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Personal consumption expenditure is the primary measure of consumer spending on goods and services and is a primary engine driving economic growth. South Carolina personal consumption expenditures grew from $0.14 trillion in 2012 to $0.15 trillion in 2014. From 2013–2014, total personal consumption expenditure grew by 4.4%.

South Carolina: State Government Finances (2013)

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In 2016, the government of South Carolina collected $9.55 billion and spent $23.01 billion, resulting in a difference of $13.46 billion. Revenue is sourced from federal and local taxes, sales tax, and individual and corporate taxes. Expenditures include education, welfare, highways, police, and other social services.

South Carolina: Total Economic Impact of EB-5 Investments (2013)

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In South Carolina, EB-5 investment has supported the direct creation of 120 jobs. These jobs were the result of roughly $12.57 million in direct investment from EB-5 projects, contributing $12.49 million to the state’s GDP. EB-5 investment in South Carolina also contributed $1.26 million to federal revenue and $.078 million to South Carolina state government and local municipal revenue.

South Carolina: New Privately-Owned Housing Units Authorized by Building Permits in Permit-Issuing Places

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Since 2009, South Carolina has seen an increased growth of privately-owned housing units both in new buildings and housing units. In 2014, roughly 24,000 privately owned units were authorized by building permits. Most of these units are constructed in South Carolina’s largest cities, which include Columbia, Charleston, North Charleston, and Mount Pleasant.