Climbing the Ranks: 15 Charleston Companies Make Inc. 500/5000

Charleston-based companies have earned prime spots once again on the Inc. 500/5000 list, the definitive annual ranking of America’s fastest growing companies based on revenue growth. From software to manufacturing, the businesses showcased on the list represent a wide range of industries in our region. Here are just a few of the Lowcountry companies that got […]

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Fastest-Growing Location for Aerospace Heads to NBAA Air Show in Las Vegas

Between 2007 and 2012, South Carolina’s aerospace industry was the fastest growing in the nation, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. As one of only three places in the world assembling and delivering wide-body commercial aircraft, the Charleston region is proud to join the South Carolina delegation at this year’s NBAA Show, October 22-24. Charleston’s […]

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Charleston | South Carolina | USA: In the Driver’s Seat

Since 2011, South Carolina’s auto industry has attracted over $5 billion in capital investment and created nearly 8,000 related jobs. The Charleston region, with its heavy concentration of engineering talent, deepwater port, and strategic location along the eastern seaboard, is establishing itself as a major contributor to the Southeast’s rapidly expanding auto sector. The Charleston […]

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List Love for Charleston

This summer season isn’t the only thing that’s hot, these days it seems the Charleston region is topping lists left and right. Case in point:   This month, Charleston claimed the No. 1 spot on Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best Awards 2013” for the Top 10 Cities in the U.S. and Canada, edging outmajor metros […]

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Southeast’s First Tech Festival Coming to Charleston

Let the countdown begin—this April 12-14 the first and only event celebrating the Southeast’s burgeoning tech scene,  DIG SOUTH Festival, will be launched here in the Charleston region. The three-day conference lineup will feature leading voices from Facebook, Twitter, Coca-Cola, AOL Ventures alongside Charleston’s very own TwitPic, Blackbaud and PeopleMatter, BlueIon, Benefitfocus, SPARC and more. […]

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Charleston’s Defense Sector Strength Showcased in USA Today

Despite the current negative news surrounding sequestration, Charleston’s defense sector hit USA Today headlines as a model for how the nation may cope with looming industry cuts. Home to the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Department of State, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Atlantic (SPAWAR), Lockheed Martin, BAE Systems, General Dynamics/Force Protection and Joint Base Charleston, […]

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Charleston Ranks in Top 10 for U.S. Job Recovery and Economic Growth

The reports are in and it’s official: Charleston is a top ten metro for job recovery and economic growth, according to the latest reports from The Milken Institute and The Brookings Institution. Stacked up against technology hub rock stars Silicon Valley, Austin and Raleigh, the Charleston region ranked 4th in the country for high-tech industry […]

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Survey Shows Charleston’s Tech Talent

  No doubt about it. Technology companies are red hot in Charleston, South Carolina. In the 2012 Wage and Growth Survey recently released by the Charleston Digital Corridor, a remarkable 100% of the corridor’s participating companies reported job additions and 73% anticipated continuing to hire throughout the year. Equally important, the survey found that the […]

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