Location & Expansion Log
For a detailed list of CRDA-facilitated projects, please visit our company announcements page.
New & Expanding
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|NEW JOBS: ||60|
|CAP. INVESTMENT: ||$15.7 million|
Viva Recycling (formerly Tire International)
Manufacture rubber products from recycled tires and other rubber
The firm announced a 60-job, $15 million expansion, renovation and re-tooling of their Berkeley County plant, taking it to 100+ employees by the end of 2013.
Charleston is the 76th city to receive JetBlue service, and the new flights add direct flight service from Charleston to Boston and a low-cost option for air travelers headed for New York City. Flights began February 2013.
|CAP. INVESTMENT: ||$600 million|
Six years after its initial investment in the region, Google is expanding its Berkeley County data center, investing approximately $600 million.
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Asahi Kasei Spandex America
Spandex filaments manufacturing
132 jobs affected when the Bushy Park plant operations are discontinued in Oct 2012 due to Asahi Kasei's worldwide restructuring in response to increased competition and a "crowded global market"
Source: Center for Business Research, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce
*Charleston-N. Charleston-Summerville MSA is comprised of Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties in S.C.