The Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation is a non-profit organization committed to representing the business, educational and community interests of the city while promoting jobs and supporting growth.
The purpose of the Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation is to further economic growth and development of business matters, including small business concerns within the City of Rock Hill. It is committed to promoting and assisting in the development of residential housing in the City of Rock Hill. The principal objective of the Corporation is to benefit the City economically by fostering increased employment opportunities and by expansion of business and industry, thereby lessening the burdens of government and combating community deterioration.
To sustain and expand the City of Rock Hill's role as a location for economic activity so as to benefit the City and its residents through the creation of new jobs, expansion of the tax base and growth in utility revenues. Thus the following strategic goals have been set in place to achieve the following:
- Attract high quality jobs and businesses to Rock Hill, particularly in manufacturing, corporate office and distribution facilities.
- Attract residents, businesses, jobs and investments to Old Town Rock Hill, by creating and implementing a redevelopment plan for the Textile Corridor and Highland Park neighborhood.
- Create destinations and marketing programs designed to attract visitors and tourists to Rock Hill and support the efforts of other community groups to develop cultural, historical and arts destinations in Rock Hill.
- Develop community amenities that provide diverse opportunities for local residents that keep Rock Hill competitive within the region and by developing a master plan for the future redevelopment and use of civic resources to serve community needs.