With unique and appealing business districts, a downtown convention center, 50,000 college students and a culinary scene that’s taking off, this friendly southern city is surging with opportunity.
A retail mix that includes major national brands and local businesses, with distinctive shopping areas including Devine Street, Five Points and the BullStreet District.
A restaurant scene that’s winning attention and accolades from national media and making Columbia an up-and-coming foodie destination.
Food producers and distributors that include a Starbucks roasting facility, innovative farms, a weekly market that hosts over 150 local artisans and an heirloom grain producer delivering to top chefs around the country.
Eight distinct business districts with strong customer bases, supported by city development plans and funding to attract new business and help existing businesses grow.