Nationally-ranked credit union investing $42 million in relocation
Columbia, SC — Sharonview Federal Credit Union, a provider of financial services, announced it is relocating and expanding its corporate headquarters in Lancaster County. The company’s $42 million capital investment is projected to create more than 115 new jobs.
Established in 1955, Sharonview Federal Credit Union serves more than 79,000 members nationwide and manages more than $1.5 billion in assets. It is also ranked as one of the top 200 credit unions in the country, providing its members with a variety of value-added financial services at 18 branches throughout North and South Carolina.
Located at the Edgewater Corporate Center in Fort Mill, S.C., Sharonview Federal Credit Union’s new Indian Land, 182,000-square-foot corporate headquarters facility is projected to come online in late 2018. Hiring for the new positions is already underway, and interested applicants can visit the company’s careers page online.
For more information on the company, visit www.sharonview.org or reach them at (704) 969-6700.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project.
“Sharonview is honored to call Lancaster County home as we look forward to moving into a new, enhanced space. Our growth as a company has allowed us to not only expand our membership and services, but also our internal team. We greatly value the team members we have onboard and are proud to have the opportunity to grow that team even more with our new headquarters.” –Sharonview Federal Credit Union President and CEO Bill Partin
“Sharonview Federal Credit Union’s decision to grow their headquarters and create more than 115 new jobs serves as an opportunity for South Carolinians to show the world how special our state is. I look forward to seeing this mutually-beneficial partnership between Sharonview Federal Credit Union and South Carolina continue to grow.” -Governor Henry McMaster
“Our state is not only a manufacturing powerhouse – it is increasingly a top choice for corporate headquarters and service sector operations. Sharonview Federal Credit Union is part of a roster of marquee companies that have decided to establish headquarters facilities within our borders, and we stand ready to assist as they grow their business here.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“We are excited that Sharonview will be expanding its headquarters in Lancaster County. They are a valuable member of our business community and one of our signature companies. This was another great team effort by the Lancaster County Department of Economic Development and the S.C. Department of Commerce.” –Lancaster County Council Chairman Steve Harper
“Lancaster County has become one of the most sought after corporate headquarters locations in the Carolinas and Sharonview Federal Credit Union played a key role in starting that trend 11 years ago. Their decision to remain and expand in Lancaster County is an indication of our strong business climate and the partnership built with them. We greatly appreciate their commitment to the county and state, and look forward to their continued growth.” – Lancaster County Department of Economic Development Executive Director Jamie Gilbert
Five Fast Facts
- Sharonview Federal Credit Union is expanding its corporate headquarters within Lancaster County.
- $42 million investment to create more than 115 new jobs.
- Sharonview Federal Credit Union is a full-service provider of financial services in North and South Carolina.
- Located at the Edgewater Corporate Center in Fort Mill, S.C., Sharonview Federal Credit Union’s new Indian Land, 182,000-square-foot corporate headquarters facility is projected to come online in late 2018.
- Hiring for the new positions is already underway, and interested applicants can visit the company’s careers page online.
About Sharonview Federal Credit Union
Sharonview Federal Credit Union, voted the No. 1 credit union in South Carolina by Forbes, is headquartered in Fort Mill, S.C. and has been serving its members since 1955. Today, Sharonview serves over 79,000 members nationwide, has assets totaling more than $1.5 billion and operates 18 branches in North Carolina, South Carolina and New Jersey. It is also ranked as one of the top 200 credit unions in the country, proving its dedication to providing its members with a full array of value-added financial services, all of which are backed by the United States government and federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration. Sharonview currently stands above the crowd in delivering the personal touch, providing loans with fewer restrictions, flexible terms and lower rates. For over 60 years, Sharonview has promised exceptional value and delivered financial services members can trust, with us it’s personal. More information on Sharonview Federal Credit Union is available online at www.sharonview.org.
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, since 2011, the Palmetto State has ranked among top three in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign investment on a per capita basis, according to IBM-Plant Location International. Additionally, in five of seven years, the state has won the Gold Shovel Award from Area Development magazine; and, in 2017, the state was recognized as Business Facilities’ State of the Year. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.