The Charleston metro is a fast-growing global destination for business, entrepreneurs and talent – inspiring innovation, imagination, and collaboration.
Consistently named one of the “Greatest Places to Live” by Outside Magazine, and renowned for beautiful architecture, award-winning restaurants, arts, culture, and independent shops and boutiques, the Charleston region welcomes thousands of new residents each year–bringing new ideas, diversity and passion to a thriving, international community.
CRDA’s relocation guide offers a deeper glimpse of what makes our community special and provides helpful resources for making this area your new home.PLAY VIDEO Community Guide
The Charleston region’s business and community leaders understand the critical role education plays in advancing our economy. From pre-kindergarten through doctoral level studies, greater Charleston offers some of the best performing schools in the state and award-winning higher-education institutions
With 27 incorporated communities, residential areas range from the historic architecture of the urban core to beachfront communities to some of the fastest growing suburban areas in the country to rural towns. The growing demand for housing has spawned a number of new residential opportunities throughout the region at varied price points.
With more than 2,000 physicians and a commitment to medical research, the Charleston region’s vital health and wellness community employs more than 30,000. Several nationally recognized hospital systems and medical centers, considered among the best in the United States, serve the region.