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Charleston named a “2001 Choice City” by Outlook magazine

Business Development Outlook magazine has recognized Charleston, S.C. as one of the nation’s “choice cities” for expanding or relocating a business. Continue reading

Hill-Rom will add 50 jobs in North Charleston

Hill-Rom's North Charleston home-care division is adding 50 workers to meet the demands of a changing health-care market. Continue reading

New SunCom headquarters on the fast track

Getting anything built on time these days is unusual. But finishing two weeks early is almost miraculous, especially when the project is a 100,000-square-foot corporate headquarters with an aggressive 12-month construction schedule. Yet the team that planned, designed and built the new $14 million SunCom office on Daniel Island has managed to do just that. Continue reading

Charleston makes high-tech pitch with digital corridor

The City of Charleston, best known for its history and charm, is making a bid to become a center for technology development. The city last year started an effort called the "Charleston Digital Corridor" designed to lure technology companies. Continue reading

EastCoast Mouldings locates in the Charleston area

EastCoast Mouldings has expanded to the Eastport Industrial Park located in Dorchester County. The company is the shipping destination for South American wood products that will be warehoused and distributed to domestic wholesalers. Continue reading

Solid footing – Raised-floor company poised for comeback of high-tech sector

Instead of whining about economic woes, executives at Maxcess Technologies are looking to the future. The Summerville company manufactures and distributes raised-floor products for high-tech industries. Management expects revenue to remain flat this year due to the global slowdown but said Maxcess is preparing for a rebound it feels is just around the corner. Continue reading

Charleston – North Charleston named a top U.S. metro for European expansion

For this ranking, Expansion Management looked at European-based company expansions and relocations within the past 24 months that created at least 10 jobs and involved capital investment of at least $1 million. According to this survey, the Charleston-North Charleston metro ranked fourth in the nation for European expansion. Continue reading

Biotech frontier

The Medical University of South Carolina’s tissue engineering program has received a $1 million National Aeronautics and Space Administration grant that will help bolster research on cardiovascular tissue engineering. Continue reading

Three Charleston region expansion projects included in top 25

According to the June/July 2001 issue of Plants Sites and Parks, three expansion projects in the Charleston region were among the top 25 in the nation. The projects were ranked by the number of new jobs created. Included in the list were expansions by Triton PCS/SunCom, Getrag Precision Gear and Scientific Research Corporation. Continue reading

Sam’s Club makes big warehouse deal

Sam's Club is opening a sprawling 300,000-square-foot warehouse in Berkeley County this fall, and plans to nearly double the size by next year. Continue reading
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