General Information Services, Inc., a leader in the field of background screening, announced that it will be opening an office in Richland County.
Headquartered in South Carolina, GIS has expanded exponentially from its initial provision of screening services for insurance companies. Today, the company serves clients in a wide range of industries, and its offerings have grown to include drug testing, onboarding, and tax credit solutions.
The company plans to invest over $2.7 million in the new Richland County facility, and will be leasing an 18,000 square-foot office space in Columbia. The new operation will create 91 job opportunities over the course of five years, and individuals who are interested in working for GIS can explore these opportunities here.
Opportunities For Professional Services in South Carolina
South Carolina has attracted more and more businesses in recent years, and has demonstrated itself as a perfect location for companies to grow.
While known for its booming manufacturing industry, South Carolina offers a wealth of opportunities for professional services and entrepreneurs. The growth of GIS — a service provider — is a perfect example of how South Carolina is a place for a variety of businesses to flourish.
The business-friendly tax rates, workforce training programs, and technical college system all demonstrate the community’s commitment to facilitating the growth of businesses in the area. In fact, the local Coordinating Council for Economic Developing allocated $50,000 to property improvements at GIS’s new site in Richland.
In particular, the I-77 area has developed a reputation as being a place where businesses thrive. The region is known for its talented workforce, market access, and transportation infrastructure that help businesses succeed.