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North Eastern Strategic Alliance

NESA is a regional, non-profit, economic development organization that serves nine counties in the northeastern corner of South Carolina. Our primary objective is to create jobs for the residents of the region by working within the existing industry base and recruiting new companies. We assist these companies by providing research assistance, infrastructure support, workforce training opportunities, regional site selection assistance and we work with our county partners and the state to help coordinate incentive packages.

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North Eastern Strategic Alliance

NESA is a regional, non-profit, economic development organization that serves nine counties in the northeastern corner of South Carolina. Our primary objective is to create jobs for the residents of the region by working within the existing industry base and recruiting new companies. We assist these companies by providing research assistance, infrastructure support, workforce training opportunities, regional site selection assistance and we work with our county partners and the state to help coordinate incentive packages.

Discover Northeastern South Carolina

Northeastern South Carolina has all you need to not just succeed in business, but thrive in today's global economy. You will have access to a highly trained workforce and be located in a region where the cost of living and doing business is less than the national average. Take a dive into the numbers by visiting our data center.

12%
higher concentration of Manufacturing workers than US average.
$40,150
Average Annual Wage for Production Occupations.
35%
of US population accessible within a 10 hour drive.

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Notice of Meeting | October 31 2022

NOTICE OF MEETING: NESA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING NOVEMBER 2022

News | August 31 2022

DMA Sales, LLC expanding operations in Marion County

DMA Sales, LLC, an automotive body parts supplier, today announced plans to expand operations in Marion County. The company’s $5 million investment will create 30 new jobs.

NESA Minute | July 27 2022
News | July 22 2022

King honored during NESA Executive Committee meeting

Florence County Economic Development’s Executive Director Joe W. King was honored for his 18 years of service during the North Eastern Strategic Alliance’s (NESA) quarterly Executive Committee meeting on Friday, July 8.