City of Columbia

A VIBRANT, DIVERSE METROPOLIS

As the state’s capital city and home to the University of South Carolina, Columbia is the economic and educational hub of the state. In recent years, the city has transformed from its deep roots in textile manufacturing to a vibrant metropolis with a diverse economy and a unique character of life. A hotbed of millennial talent, the city is home to innovative entrepreneurs, progressive start-ups, and creative makers, alongside well-known global brands. With more than 1.5 million people within 60 miles, Columbia’s talent pool is deep, driven, and ready to make great things happen.

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Area Stats

Average Hourly Wages
$22.69
All Occupations
$17.14
Assemblers and Fabricators
$20.93
Metal and Plastic Workers
$14.03
Material Moving Workers
$39.33
Engineers
$34.96
Computer Occupations
$31.40
Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Population Drive Time
Drive Time Labor Force
30min 304,523
45min 397,543
60min 499,742

Top 5city for millennial migration

#4 for Top Moving Destinations in the U.S.

Finance & Insurance Industry 2.6 X more concentrated than the national average

Top 5market for up-and-coming tech talent

Nearly 50,000employed in manufacturing within 60-minutes

Employers

Employers That Call City of Columbia Home

With three rivers convening, miles of greenways, a weekly farmer's market, unique restaurants and breweries, independent and affordable neighborhoods, collegiate and semi-professional sports, ethnic festivals and celebrations, and acclaimed art and music scenes, the City of Columbia is proving to be a place where businesses and employees love to live every day.

MTC Business Accelerator

151 Powell Road, Columbia, SC, 29203

Available SF: 4,650 Total SF: 25,000 Lease Price Per SF: $9.00

Enterprise Campus at Midlands Tech

151 Powell Road, Columbia, SC, 29203

Available Acres: 115.40 Total Acres: 132 Minimum Acres: 5 Sales Price Per Acre $30,000.00 - $55,000.00

Shop Grove Commerce Park

121 Shop Grove Dr., Columbia, SC, 29209

Available Acres: 43 Total Acres: 104 Minimum Acres: 1 Sales Price Per Acre: $32,000.00

WestLawn At BullStreet

, Columbia, SC, 29201

Available SF: 33,600 Total SF: 75,000

Atrium at Stoneridge

140 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia, SC, 29210

Available SF: 27,625 Total SF: 108,236 Lease Price Per SF: $18.50

1241 Assembly Street

1241 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC, 29201

Available SF: 10,500 Total SF: 10,500

823 Gervais Street

823 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC, 29201

Available SF: 3,200 Total SF: 18,500 Lease Price Per SF: $24.00

Dutch Center

810 Dutch Square Blvd, Columbia, SC, 29210

Available SF: 9,510 Total SF: 101,306 Lease Price Per SF: $13.75 - $14.75

1600 Williams Street

1600 Williams Street, Columbia, SC, 29201

Available SF: 16,680 Total SF: 137,153 Lease Price Per SF: $19.50

1281 1st Street South

1281 1st Street South, Columbia, SC, 29209

Available SF: 3,000 Total SF: 29,000 Total Acres: 2.20 Lease Price Per SF: $5.75

1901 Main Street

1901 Main Street, Columbia, SC,

Available SF: 31,599 Total SF: 303,156 Lease Price Per SF: $21.00 - $23.00

First Base Building

2142 Boyce Street, Columbia, SC, 29201

Available SF: 4,094 Total SF: 44,438 Lease Price Per SF: $30.00

First Citizens Building

1230 Main St, Columbia, SC, 29201

Available SF: 3,182 Total SF: 164,830 Lease Price Per SF: $25.00

1628 Browning Rd.

1628 Browning Rd., Columbia, SC, 29210

Available SF: 43,313 Total SF: 200,000 Lease Price Per SF: $13.00 - $14.50

Tower at 1301 Gervais

1301 Gervais St, Columbia, SC, 29201

Available SF: 60,652 Total SF: 298,926 Lease Price Per SF: $19.50 - $22.00

Capitol Station

1330 Lady St, Columbia, SC, 29201

Available SF: 6,300 Total SF: 109,200 Lease Price Per SF: $18.50

Capitol Center

1201 Main St, Columbia, SC, 29201

Available SF: 44,670 Total SF: 460,020 Lease Price Per SF: $22.50 - $23.75

Fontaine Business Center III

200 Arbor Lake Dr., Columbia, SC, 29223

Available SF: 20,679 Total SF: 58,829 Lease Price Per SF: $15.75 - $17.25

Fontaine Business Center II

400 Arbor Lake Drive, Columbia, SC, 29233

Available SF: 27,856 Total SF: 73,548 Lease Price Per SF: $15.75 - $17.25

Fontaine Business Center I

300 Arbor Lake Drive, Columbia, SC, 29223

Available SF: 51,749 Total SF: 99,544 Lease Price Per SF: $15.75 - $17.25

1441 Main Street

1441 Main Street, Columbia, SC, 29201

Available SF: 22,641 Total SF: 264,857 Lease Price Per SF: $22.50 - $23.50

1501 Main Street

1501 Main Street, Columbia, SC, 29201

Available SF: 20,669 Total SF: 145,000 Lease Price Per SF: $21.00

1122 Lady Street

1122 Lady Street, Columbia, SC, 29201

Available SF: 39,103 Total SF: 147,000 Lease Price Per SF: $19.00 - $20.50

1400 Pickens Street

1400 Pickens Street, Columbia, SC, 29201

Available SF: 10,000 Total SF: 63,600 Lease Price Per SF: $18.00

Vista Business Center

500 Taylor Street, Columbia, SC, 29201

Available SF: 50,000 Total SF: 65,400 Lease Price Per SF: $22.75

406-412 Huger Street

412 Huger Street, Columbia, SC, 29201

Available SF: 8,000 Total SF: 26,000 Total Acres: 2.36 Lease Price Per SF: $5.50

105 Sparkman Drive

105 Sparkman Drive, Columbia, SC, 29209

Available SF: 70,000 Total SF: 70,000 Lease Price Per SF: $5.85

MTC Enterprise Campus Virtual Spec

Crossroads of I-20 and I-77 in Columbia, Columbia, SC, 29203

Available SF: 26,600 Total SF: 26,000

1400 Atlas Rd

1400 Atlas Rd, Columbia, SC, 29209

Available SF: 23,395 Total SF: 23,395

Colonial Printing Warehouse

419 Huger St., Columbia, SC, 29201

Available SF: 9,000 Total SF: 17,120 Lease Price Per SF: $4.50

916 Rosewood Dr

916 Rosewood Dr., Columbia, SC, 29201

Available SF: 34,722 Total SF: 34,722 Sales Price: $1,250,000.00

700 Gervais Street

700 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC, 29201

Available SF: 19,200 Total SF: 75,245 Lease Price Per SF: $23.00

1041 Ponderosa Point Drive

1041 Ponderosa Point Drive, Columbia, SC, 29103

Available SF: 42,000 Total SF: 42,000 Lease Price Per SF: $5.75

Congaree Building

508 Hampton Street, Columbia, SC, 29201

Available SF: 6,135 Total SF: 32,964 Lease Price Per SF: $22.50

1333 Main Street

1333 Main Street, Columbia, SC, 29201

Available SF: 17,158 Total SF: 203,307 Lease Price Per SF: $18.00 - $21.50

2221 Devine Street

2221 Devine Street, Columbia, SC, 29201

Available SF: 96,573 Total SF: 96,753