Your Needs First. Always.

We exist to help businesses and entrepreneurs locate and expand in the greater Charleston area, which includes Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties. As a confidential, objective resource, we streamline the site selection process, assisting with talent, buildings and sites, financing, and workforce training needs.

4 Reasons to Work with Us

One Point of Contact

Your dedicated project manager provides you with confidential access to local and state officials, workforce and labor experts, real estate professionals, land and building owners, utilities, colleges and universities, the financial and legal communities, local corporate executives, and other resources.

Actionable Intelligence

We provide objective, accurate and comprehensive analysis of the Charleston region, so you can make the most informed decisions.

Community Visit Programs

Information is power, so we provide concise executive briefings and customized tours of the region, including pre-arranged meetings with relevant officials and resource providers. Programs can last a day or multiple days to ensure your needs are met.

Commercial & Industrial Real Estate Options

You’ll receive comprehensive information on available sites and buildings, including site maps, utilities, rail and highway infrastructure, pricing and relevant details, as well as visits to potential sites and buildings.

Peter Nicholas


“The CRDA provided excellent visibility into the workforce training programs available to us. Their comprehensive approach was among the best we’ve seen.”

How We Help Companies Succeed

Create Powerful Connections

We connect companies with competitive location and expansion projects to the right people, resources and information.

Attract Top Talent

We promote the region’s business, academic and lifestyle strengths worldwide to attract the world’s best companies, entrepreneurs and professional talent.

Collaborate For Maximum Impact

As an ever-growing alliance, we work together, capitalizing on one another’s strengths, to create the greatest impact and lasting prosperity for all.

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