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The Stats You Don’t Know (But Should)

“Where are you from?” asked a new acquaintance. “Oh, I’m from northeast Ohio!” I answer. “Wow, everyone in Charleston is…

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Port of Charleston

Myths About Charleston’s Economy

By: Jacki Renegar & Jenna Edwards A few “urban myths” about the local economy have been circulating around the Charleston…

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South Carolina Talks Cars in China

By Katie Holba Recently, the Charleston Regional Development Alliance was invited to join a five-day automotive industry trip to the…

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Landing Pad

Highlights from a Record Year in Economic Development

2016 brought billions in investment, expanded logistics capabilities and workforce training, and game-changing tech advancements to Charleston | South Carolina…

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Charleston Welcomes stoba

by Mike Graney Last week, Christoph Bode, CEO of stoba, a Tier Two automotive precision manufacturer from Backnang, Germany, announced…

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Transatlantic Location Insights from Planes, Trains and Automobiles

By Mike Graney I recently returned from Europe on CRDA’s latest Business Development mission, where I met with eight companies…

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Global Firms Like Volvo and Boeing are Investing in Charleston | SC | USA

Ranked in the top ten U.S. metros for high foreign direct investment intensity, Charleston | SC | USA welcomes international…

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Economic Transformation in Rural Berkeley County

By: Brent Jonas Over 7,000 miles and a sizable language barrier separates Hengshui, Hebei, China and tiny St. Stephen in…

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Colleges & universities provide an essential economic development role

By Katie Holba  Last Thursday, I attended my first alumni event since graduating from Clemson University, one of South Carolina’s…

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Charleston Open Source Scouts SXSW Interactive

By Steve Warner Each March, the South X Southwest (SXSW) 13-day Music, Film and Interactive Festival attracts 80,000 of the…

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