South Carolina is a state in the southeastern region of the country home to almost 4.9 million people. Known as the “Palmetto State”, this state has been ideal for all types of people to move due to its southern hospitality, affordability, and scenic views. If you are considering a residential or commercial move to South Carolina, pick a professional mover you can trust like Stevens Worldwide Van Lines.
Since 1905, South Carolina movers have trusted Stevens for their moving and storage needs, so here are some facts about the state to help you prepare for your move.
Explore South Carolina
Explore South Carolina
Business owners will be excited to learn that moving to South Carolina has many financial incentives. To attract new businesses, the state only charges 5% income tax, no state property tax, no inventory tax, no local income tax, no sales tax on equipment and finished products, as well as no wholesale tax, and no unitary tax on worldwide profits.
Since the 1970’s, South Carolina’s growth rate has typically exceeded the national average, resulting in an even better outlook for prospective business owners. The cost of living in the state is also lower than the national average, a perfect investment opportunity for families as well.
Although there are no professional sports teams in state, South Carolina is still considered a great place for sports fans to move. Many residents have no problem rooting for the Carolina Panthers in the NFL, and the Charlotte Hornets in the NBA, both based in neighboring North Carolina. The city of Charleston, South Carolina is believed to have been the birthplace of American golf during 1786.
Today, the state is known for its beautiful public and private golf courses, hosting several PGA Championships. Football has notoriously been very popular in the south, especially South Carolina college football. The Clemson University Tigers and the University of South Carolina Gamecocks have an intense rivalry referred to as “The Battle of the Palmetto State.” Each team draws in more than 80,000 spectators regularly at their home games. The state is also home to several minor-league teams to enjoy year-round including football, baseball, hockey, soccer and basketball.
South Carolina also has many great local shops, restaurants, and attractions perfect for people of all ages to enjoy. You will never run out of things to do in this lovely state, making it the perfect place to call home.
South Carolina Moving and Storage
If you are planning a relocation to or from South Carolina, Stevens Worldwide Van Lines is the perfect mover for the job. We have over 110 years of experience providing affordable moving and storage services for local, long distance, and international moves. Stevens Worldwide Van Lines is a moving company that prides itself on its excellent customer service. Each move is assigned a moving coordinator, creating a customized moving plan tailored to any needs you may have, personally assisting you from start to finish. Our expert movers will deliver your belongings on-time and on-budget.
If needed, we also offer professional wrapping and packing services, as well as high-quality packing equipment such as tape and boxes. Stevens Worldwide Van Lines has short-term and long-term storage options in a climate-controlled warehouse, perfect for the South Carolina heat. Our secure warehouses are monitored 24/7 so you can trust that your personal belongings are in safe hands.
To learn more about the moving and storage services we offer, contact us, or fill out our easy online form to get your free quote today!