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Ignite Digital Services Establishing Charleston County Headquarters

Ignite Digital Services, a leading digital technology solutions company, announced plans to establish headquarters in Charleston County. The company’s $966,426 investment will create 135 new jobs. Continue reading

Charleston rapid transit project receives $100M funding boost

With the new Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments Transportation Center, the Charleston region will have a state-of-the-art facility to enhance mobility and improve connectivity. Continue reading

Defense Engineering Services Expanding Charleston County Operations

Defense Engineering Services (DES) is expanding its Charleston County operations with a $2.5 million investment, creating 45 new jobs, to accommodate manufacturing space for large-scale projects and add manufacturing capabilities to its prototype and low-rate initial production (LRIP) shop. Continue reading

Volkswagen Makes U.S. Inroads Through Investment In South Carolina

Volkswagen is increasing its investment in the United States, specifically in South Carolina, by building a new plant to produce electric vehicles, creating jobs, and contributing to the growth of the local economy. Continue reading

Scout Boats Expanding Dorchester County Operations

Scout Boats, a leading luxury boat manufacturer, announced plans to expand its Dorchester County operations with a new, $10 million investment. Continue reading

Mount Pleasant to add a new business-building center

In a collaboration between the Harbor Entrepreneur Center in Charleston, the SC Research Authority, and the Town of Mount Pleasant, the Mount Pleasant Harbor Entrepreneur Center will feature 18 offices available for rent, tentatively starting May 1. Continue reading

Logistics company investing $9.4M to expand North Charleston operations

Global logistics company Neal Brothers Charleston Inc. will invest $9.48 million to expand its existing operations in Charleston County, creating 10 new jobs in the first year. Continue reading

Spirit Air to add 4th destination from Charleston as flights begin to 3 cities April 5

Spirit Airlines launched daily service flights on April 5, 2023, to three cities from Charleston, SC to Fort Lauderdale, Philadelphia, and Newark, N.J. Continue reading

Breeze Airways announces new nonstop flight out of Charleston

Breeze Airways has announced a new nonstop destination from Charleston, South Carolina to Charleston, West Virginia beginning May 31, 2023. Continue reading

Tri-County economy ahead of the curve

With a current metro civilian workforce of 409,000 that’s growing three times faster than the national level, the Charleston region is poised to only continue attracting preeminent professionals both on a national level and globally. Continue reading
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