Economic Development

Mayor GaffnerThe city staff is enthusiastic about supporting the growth of local businesses and working with business owners to help them meet their goals. In addition to supporting local businesses, the Economic Development Department seeks to attract new businesses to Greenville in order to provide its hard-working citizens with quality jobs.  Redevelopment plans, the Comprehensive Plan (2005), and input from Greenville residents guide the department's actions.

Magazine Inbound Logistics May 2014 issue features City of Greenville's Alan E. Gaffner Industrial Park and highlights the park as one of only five in the United States as a CSX Select Site. This site designation indicates "green light" properties along the CSX network where projects can move forward rapidly because the rail carrier has identified all known risk factors, and resolved any potential issues.

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 Alan E. Gaffner Industrial Park in Greenville has been selected as a BNSF Certified Site in 2017, in addition to already being a CSX Select Site.

The Business Park is a 440 acre rail served industrial park and ensures a site is ready for rapid acquisition and development through a comprehensive evaluation of existing and projected infrastructure, environmental and geotechnical standards, utility evaluation and site availability.