Greenville, South Carolina
Greenville, SC is located between Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC in the "Upstate" of South Carolina. Just minutes from the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and a couple hours from the beautiful beaches of Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head, Greenville is one of the most rapidly growing areas of the country. Michelin NA and BMW both call Greenville home and have major production and manufacturing facilities here. Greenville is also home to the world’s largest gas turbine manufacturing plant operated by GE. In addition, the International Center for Automotive Research, CU-ICAR, is advancing the collaboration between academia, industry, and government, and SC-TAC provides aircraft maintenance and modification for large civil and military aircraft.
This family-friendly community has one of the most vibrant downtown areas in America. Shop the boutiques. and eat at the award winning restaurants. Greenville received the 2009 "Best Places to Live the Simple Life" award from the AARP. It has also received the 2009 "Great Places in America: Streets" from the American Plannins Association.
You can attend major Broadway shows and other theatre productions at the Peace Center, Children’s Theatre or Centre Stage. Or, just catch a ball game at the new downtown baseball stadium - host to the Greenville "Drive" a Boston Red Sox affiliate. With the Bi-Lo Center, a state-of-the-art 15,000 seat sport and entertainment arena, Greenville rounds out its wide range of entertainment venues.
You can expand your mind, as well, with stonethrow’s access to several major colleges, including Clemson, Furman and the University of South Carolina . The Greenville area offers some of the best grade schools in the southeast and a wide range of private school options to meet your children’s needs.
Greenville has the cosmopolitan feel of a larger city with the intimate charm of a small town.
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Known for their uniquely sweet and spicy chili, Cincinnati is a rich stew of history and modern interests. A recent Zagat Survey of the top 25 attractions in the United States revealed that Cincinnati had three. These include Newport on the Levee, the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens and the Newport Aquarium. The only city with more top 25 attractions was New York City. Blend this with a host of professional sports teams and refined cultural offerings, and Cincinnati is in a league of its own.
Cincinnati life is as varied as any big city in America. You can choose the bustling, thriving pace of downtown the quiet, hilly suburbs, or one of a thousand variations. Residents in each of the more than 100 communities that make up Greater Cincinnati can explore the river views, the rich history, the community pride and the modern amenities.
If your spouse is seeking work, the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services (OBES) reports that Greater Cincinnati will be the fastest-growing job market in the state through 2006 — slightly ahead of Columbus — with local workers finding 33,400 job openings a year. And if academia is more important, he/she can quickly access 28 different higher-learning institutions in the Greater Cincinnati area.
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