Business View Civil and Municipal | May 2021

64 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL MAY 2021 Carolina DESTINATION ART P erfectly poised for growth in the heart of South Carolina’s midlands region, the enchanting City of Cayce has much to offer visitors, residents, and employers. The 17.4 square mile community straddles both Richland and Lexington Counties and is home to more than 14,000 residents and over 700 businesses. Its convenient location along I-26 and I-77, just minutes from I-20 and the Columbia Metropolitan Airport provides easy access to jobs, shopping, and entertainment. But it’s the small-town character and thriving artistic and entrepreneurial spirit that really makes the city shine. A unique melding of history, modern business growth, arts and culture, and recreational offerings checks all the boxes for people looking at Cayce as a ‘live, work, play’ destination. The city’s forward-thinking local government continues to promote economic development, environmental sustainability, and opportunities for creative prosperity that exemplify the tagline: “Time for life.” Cayce’s success as a robust community can be credited to the city’s administration making smart investments and establishing thoughtful, strategic policy. Each decision takes into account