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Your Needs First. Always.

CRDA exists 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, CRDA streamlines the site selection process, assisting with talent, buildings and sites, financing, providing connectivity to supply chain resources, 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.

CRDA works closely to understand your supply chain needs and aligns with regional OEMs and suppliers to ensure a successful and growing industry ecosystem.

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.

Tom McKenna

Chief Financial Officer
Thorne

“Charleston kills it on culture. The local and state folks supported us beyond incentives to help make this move. People don’t just call when they need something; it’s not one and done. It’s really astounding.”

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

CRDA globally promotes the region’s job opportunities, continuing education, and lifestyle strengths to attract the world’s best talent for in-demand occupations in our aerospace, automotive, IT, life sciences and logistics sectors.

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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