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Greer, SC Real Estate

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Brief History of Greer, SC

The Blakely Place was a 200 acre farm owned by James Manning Greer, it was in this site where the present Greer is located. James Manning Greer traded a few acres of the farm to the railroad and later sold the rest of his land to W.T. Shumate who later sold the lots when the latter realized the potential for a town around the train station.

Greer owed its creation to the Southern railroad which was finished in 1873. In 1876, the town was incorporated as ‘Greers,’ the “s” disappeared sometime in the early part of the century. Textile mills and agricultural products are among the firsts to fuel Greer’s commerce. Greer remains a center of business in the Upstate region today. It is the site of the only BMW manufacturing facility in North America and the main headquarters for Michelin North America.

Location of Greer, SC

Located in the picturesque foothills of the Upstate region of South Carolina, Greer is a city between Greenville and Spartanburg counties. It is located just off I-85 between Charlotte, NC and Atlanta, Georgia. It has a total area of 16.1 square miles.

Businesses and Employment in Greer, SC

The success in Greer’s economy is shown in the wide-range of service, medical, residential development, retail and its robust manufacturing foundation.  The main headquarters for Michelin North America is located here as well as the country’s only BMW manufacturing plant. South Carolina Inland Port; an intermodal facility that receives and sends container by rail, and other companies are located in Greer, SC. These companies have attracted dozens of suppliers in South Carolina and have provided many job opportunities for thousands of workers.

Greer, SC Recreation and Amenities

There is much to do in Greer SC as there are many fabulous events in town to keep you busy.  There are special events and cultural arts experiences put on by the Greer Cultural Arts Council in the form of art, music, dance and drama. Greer, SC also has a thriving recreation sports program.

You can find a lot of shops, many dining options and well-preserved historic buildings in the downtown area. There are downtown festivals, concerts, music events, theaters, beautiful parks and summer camps that make Greer an excellent choice for living. These are just some of the reasons why people move to Greer.

Greer, SC Real Estate

Greer, SC real estate is filled with many different kinds of neighborhoods with all kinds of housing including, Greer new construction homes, townhomes and condominiums in all styles and price ranges. The variety of Greer real estate ranges from golf course homes, to affordable single family communities, to country estate properties worth millions. Much of the real estate supply in Greer was relatively new.

The average price tag is in $300s and homes range from the low $100s into the millions. There is something available to match home buyers’ budget and real estate needs.

Didn’t find what you’re looking for? Check out all of Greer SC Neighborhoods and Communities here. This page lists all Greer, SC real estate and neighborhoods available on the market today.

Schools Assigned to Neighborhoods in Greer, SC

It is a good choice for families with children because the schools in Greer are very good and an integral part of town life. Riverside High School and Riverside Middle School are considered to be the best schools in Greenville County.

Top rated schools in Greer SC

Click the link to view homes zoned to the following schools:

 School  Type GreatSchools Rating
Buena Vista Elementary School Public district  10.png (33×31)
Skyland Elementary School Public district  
Woodland Elementary School Public district  
Riverside Middle School Public district  
Riverside High School Public district  
Blue Ridge Middle School Public district  
Greer Middle College Charter School Public charter  
Crestview Elementary School Public district  
Greer Middle School Public district  

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