Latest expansion to bring at least $10 million investment and create more than 90 new jobs
Columbia, SC — Booz Allen Hamilton, a management consulting and technology firm based in the United States, is expanding its Berkeley County operations with the opening of a new Digital Hub. This latest expansion is projected to bring at least $10 million of new capital investment and lead to the creation of more than 90 new jobs. Booz Allen Hamilton currently employs more than 550 associates in the Greater Charleston area.
Headquartered in McLean, Va., Booz Allen Hamilton provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments and non-profits worldwide. The company partners with public and private sector clients to solve challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery and more.
Located at 2387 Clements Ferry Road in Charleston, S.C., Booz Allen Hamilton’s state-of-the-art, 75,000-square-foot facility supports the rapid growth of the firm’s Digital Solutions business. In 2015, to complement the firm’s growing capabilities, Booz Allen Hamilton acquired the software services unit of the Charleston-based technology firm SPARC. Hiring for the new positions is already underway, and interested applicants should visit the company’s careers page online.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project.
“Within Digital Solutions, we are integrating emerging technologies, a deep understanding of our clients’ missions and more than 100 years of consulting heritage to drive technology modernization and support user adoption. The SPARC acquisition advances our digital growth strategy by expanding the scale of our services to support our clients’ demand for transformative technology.” –Booz Allen Hamilton Executive Vice President and Leader of Digital Solutions, Gary Labovich
“Our state has become a premier destination for companies looking to expand or relocate, and the fact that global names like Booz Allen Hamilton continue to find success here is further proof of that. Our great workforce can accomplish anything, and it’s because of their hard work and dedication that South Carolina has earned a place that’s ‘Just right’ for business.” –Governor Henry McMaster
“Booz Allen Hamilton has been a tremendous partner to our state for years, and this new investment in Berkeley County shows that they remain committed to South Carolina and our people. The company’s decision to expand its footprint in our state is a testament to the increasingly diverse economy we’ve cultivated here.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“Berkeley County is excited to have Booz Allen Hamilton’s continued investment in our corporate family. This is an example of how the county is a recognized player in the digital technology sector and illustrates why Berkeley County is seeing job creation and phenomenal growth. This expansion illustrates what’s on the horizon for Berkeley County and the promising opportunities ahead. It furthers our message that Berkeley County is open for business, and Berkeley County means business.” –Berkeley County Supervisor Bill Peagler
Five Fast Facts
- Booz Allen Hamilton is expanding its Berkeley County operations.
- At least $10 million investment to create more than 90 new jobs.
- Booz Allen Hamilton is a management consulting and technology firm that delivers solutions to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments and non-profits worldwide.
- Booz Allen Hamilton’s state-of-the-art, 75,000-square-foot facility is located at 2387 Clements Ferry Road in Charleston, S.C.
- Interested applicants should visit the company’s careers page online.
About S.C. Department of Commerce
As South Carolina’s leading economic development agency, the Department of Commerce works to recruit new businesses and help existing business grow. Commerce has recruited world-class companies to South Carolina such as BMW, Boeing, Continental, Giti Tire, LPL Financial Holdings, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Toray and Volvo Cars and also supports startups, small and existing business, innovation and rural development initiatives. Commerce partners with the S.C. Technical College System via readySC to support workforce training and recruiting, and with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce, which provides worker training and employment opportunities within the state. In three of five years, IBM-Plant Location International reports ranked South Carolina first in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign investment, per capita. The state won the Gold Shovel Award and the Project of Year Award from Area Development magazine in 2012, 2014 and 2015. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.