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What’s economic dynamism and why should we care?

March 13, 2018 A recent NYT article entitled Where Are the Start-Ups? Loss of Dynamism is Impeding Growth pointed to…

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Where the STEM jobs are

January 9, 2018 A recent NYT article highlighted STEM as the national priority in education, noting that that a country’s…

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The Stats You Don’t Know (But Should)

December 13, 2017 “Where are you from?” asked a new acquaintance. “Oh, I’m from northeast Ohio!” I answer. “Wow, everyone…

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Port of Charleston

Myths About Charleston’s Economy

June 29, 2017 By: Jacki Renegar A few “urban myths” about the local economy have been circulating around the Charleston…

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South Carolina Talks Cars in China

April 19, 2017 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

January 24, 2017 2016 brought billions in investment, expanded logistics capabilities and workforce training, and game-changing tech advancements to Charleston…

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Charleston Welcomes stoba

September 22, 2016 by Mike Graney Last week, Christoph Bode, CEO of stoba, a Tier Two automotive precision manufacturer from…

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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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