Sunbelt Rentals, Inc. expanding operations in York County

Posted | by Chris Finn |

Expansion to bring more than $8 million in capital investment

FORT MILL, S.C. - Sunbelt Rentals, Inc., one of the largest equipment rental companies in North America, is continuing its commitment to York County and South Carolina by expanding its headquarters. The expansion is projected to bring more than $8 million in capital investment.

With a network of more than 550 locations, Sunbelt Rentals offers equipment rental services to a variety of industries, including commercial, industrial, municipal and specialized service applications. Sunbelt's fleet of equipment exceeds $5 billion and includes general construction equipment, industrial tools, scaffolding, remediation and restoration equipment, HVAC, pumps and power generation equipment.

Located at 2341 Deerfield Dr. in Fort Mill, S.C., the company plans to expand its existing corporate office building to provide support for its growing network of facilities. For more information on joining the Sunbelt team, visit their company's careers page online.

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project.

 QUOTES

 "We are thrilled to continue our investment in the county and state of South Carolina with our expansion project and very much appreciate all the support we have received." -Sunbelt Rentals CEO Brendan Horgan

 "It's always exciting when a company like Sunbelt Rentals can choose to invest and expand anywhere in the country and they decide to do it right here in South Carolina. The fact that Sunbelt has decided to invest more than $8 million in York County is a huge win for the people of our state and is a real reason to celebrate across South Carolina." -Gov. Nikki Haley

 "Today's announcement by Sunbelt Rentals is a testament to the logistics advantages and pro-business environment that South Carolina offers. We're thrilled to have such a national leader expand in York County and will continue to support them as they thrive and prosper in our state." -Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

 "We are thrilled to have one of the largest equipment rental companies in North America expand their operations here in York County. Sunbelt Rentals' decision to continue to invest in our county makes us proud. We are excited about the significant job opportunities this announcement will provide for our community." -York County Council Chairman Britt Blackwell

FIVE FAST FACTS

• Sunbelt Rentals, Inc. is expanding its York County operations.
• Development is projected to bring more than $8 million investment.
• The company is located at 2341 Deerfield Drive in Fort Mill, S.C.
• Sunbelt Rentals, Inc. is one of the largest equipment rental companies in North America.
• For information on joining the Sunbelt team, visit the company's careers page online.

About S.C. Department of Commerce

As South Carolina's leading economic development agency, the Department of Commerce works to recruit new businesses and help existing business grow. Commerce has recruited world-class companies to South Carolina such as BMW, Boeing, Continental, Giti Tire, LPL Financial Holdings, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Toray and Volvo Cars and also supports startups, small and existing business, innovation and rural development initiatives. Commerce partners with the S.C. Technical College System via readySC to support workforce training and recruiting, and with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce, which provides worker training and employment opportunities within the state. IBM-Plant Location International reports in 2012, 2013 and 2015 ranked South Carolina first in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign investment. The state won the Gold Shovel Award and the Project of Year Award from Area Development magazine in 2012, 2014 and 2015. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:

Adrienne R. Fairwell, APR
Director of Marketing & Communications
South Carolina Department of Commerce
(803) 737-1998 
afairwell@sccommerce.com
www.SCcommerce.com