Wayne Brothers Invests in Colleton County, Creating 75 New Jobs

February 05, 2020


Wayne Brothers Companies Will Open Facility in Walterboro

New Operations Center To Create 75 Jobs

(Davidson, NC)--Wayne Brothers Companies of Davidson, North Carolina, a leader in Concrete Construction, Civil & Infrastructure and Industrial Contracting, has announced that the company will locate a Regional Operations Center in Walterboro, South Carolina. The new operations center is part of a long-term plan to support growing business in South Carolina and Georgia. Wayne Brothers will invest $7 million and create 75 jobs. 

Keith Wayne, President and CEO, of Wayne Brothers said, “After meeting with community leaders, we knew Colleton County was where we wanted to make an investment. We are committed to developing over 33 acres in the Colleton Venture Park where we will have construction management, recruitment, and human resources staff. Further, we will have a construction equipment maintenance shop and a construction trade skills training center, supported by a $300,000 training grant from South Carolina. Our subsidiary, Preferred Construction Supply Inc., will co-locate on this site with a distribution center to fulfill the needs of Wayne Brothers and other construction related contractors across the two-state region.”  

“I’m thrilled that our hard work to bring quality jobs and investment to Colleton County is finally paying off. $7 Million in investment and 75 new career opportunities will have an enormous impact on our community, and I’m excited to have been a part of making this happen,” said State Senator Margie Bright-Matthews.  “The people of Colleton and the surrounding areas are dedicated and hardworking, and I have no doubt they’ll make wonderful contributions to the growing industries coming to Venture Park. As the State Senator from the area, I’m thrilled to see this economic investment and growth.”

“Wayne Brothers Companies’ investment is a home run for Colleton County,” said Colleton County Council Chairman Steve Murdaugh.  “We appreciate the investment in our community.  Each of the 75 jobs created represents a better opportunity for the people of our region.”

“We want to congratulate and thank Wayne Brothers Companies for choosing Walterboro,” said Lee Petrolawicz, Chairman of the Colleton County Economic Alliance.  “This announcement speaks to the world class labor force here and the great location that Colleton Venture Park provides.”

“We appreciate Wayne Brothers’ investment in Colleton County, which provides excellent access to customers on the East Coast and throughout the Southeast,” said SouthernCarolina Alliance Chairman Marty Sauls.  “Every job this project brings to our region means that a family will have a better future, and that’s what economic development is all about.”

For more information on Wayne Brothers Companies, please visit www.waynebrothers.com.


Shannon Sapp

Business Development Manager



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