~ $627,000 investment will create 40 new jobs ~
Columbia, SC — DHI Corp (Design House), a home goods provider, today announced plans to establish operations in Berkeley County, South Carolina. The $627,000 investment will create 40 new jobs.
Founded in 1872, Design House offers a variety of home good products for any room. The company’s products include home furniture, lighting, ceiling fans, bath furniture and accessories, kitchen cabinets and much more.
Located at 300 Trade Zone Blvd. in Summerville, Design House’s new facility will increase the company’s capacity to meet growing demand and serve as a distribution center.
The facility is fully operational. Individuals interested in joining the Design House team should visit the company’s careers webpage.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved a $100,000 Set-Aside grant to Berkeley County to assist with costs related to the project.
“As DHI Corp looked to expand our distribution footprint to the eastern United States, we believe we made a great choice in moving to Summerville, S.C. It has the perfect combination of proximity to many U.S. online consumers, a new facility and an expanded port – as well as very supportive local and state teams.” -DHI Corp Vice President of Global Operations Mike Oberlander
“When companies like Design House choose to establish operations in South Carolina, it’s a win for the people, the local community and the entire state. This company’s investment and creation of 40 new jobs are good news for Berkeley County, and we look forward to seeing what’s in store for the future.” -Gov. Henry McMaster
“Our state continues to be an ideal destination for companies looking to expand their footprint and grow their distribution operations. We welcome Design House to the South Carolina business community, and know they’ll continue to accomplish great things.” -Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III
“We are pleased that Design House has chosen Berkeley County for their new East Coast distribution center. By adding dozens of new jobs to our workforce, this expansion will yield a positive impact on our local economy and enhance our citizens’ overall quality of life.” -Berkeley County Supervisor Johnny Cribb
Five Fast Facts
- DHI Corp (Design House) is establishing operations in Berkeley County.
- The $627,000 investment will create 40 new jobs.
- Design House is a home goods provider.
- Located at 300 Trade Zone Blvd. in Summerville, S.C.
- Individuals interested in joining the Design House team should visit the company’s careers webpage.
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. S.C. Commerce has recruited world-class companies to South Carolina such as BMW, Boeing, Continental, Giti Tire, LPL Financial Holdings, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Samsung, Toray and Volvo Cars and also supports startups, small and existing business, innovation and rural development initiatives. S.C. 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. With a strong international footprint, the Palmetto State has consistently been among the top in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign direct investment on a per capita basis – recognized by multiple economic development publications for its pro-business climate. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.