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Rule of cool: Cities below the radar

The Charleston region is attracting young professionals who want to enjoy their play as much as their work. Plants Sites and Parks magazine notes that Charleston is "quickly becoming a hip alternative to Atlanta." Continue reading

Saloni Ceramica announces facility in N. Charleston

Saloni Ceramica, one of Spain's largest tile manufacturers, today became South Carolina's first Spanish-affiliated industry to locate in the state. The company announced the location of its first United States' warehouse and distribution facility in North Charleston and will lease 10,000 square feet from the Standard Corporation located at 2001 Mabeline Road. Continue reading

CSI brings new headquarters facility to Charleston region

A new, 30,000-square-foot headquarters facility will soon mark the home of CSI (Cambar Software, Inc.), a software development company that is expanding in the Charleston region. The company expects to add 100 new jobs over the next few years. Continue reading

SRC announces major expansion in region

The region's pursuit of high-technology employers and jobs bore more fruit today as Scientific Research Corporation (SRC) announced a major competitive expansion. The company's local growth will produce more than 140 new high skill jobs and bring $4.5 million in capital investment to the region. Today's announcement was facilitated by the Charleston Regional Development Alliance. Continue reading

SUNCOM to build new headquarters on Daniel Island

The Daniel Island Company, the Trammell Crow Company and Brumley Meyer & Kapp has announced a joint venture to build a 100,000 square-foot SunCom regional headquarters facility for Triton PCS in the Daniel Island Corporate Center. Triton PCS, a leading provider of digital wireless service in the Southeast, markets its services under the brand name SunCom, a member of the AT&T Wireless Network. Continue reading

Charleston region attracts major player in Latin American textiles industry

A new company has set up shop in the Charleston region after intensive study found this area to provide the best available access between North American and Latin American operations. IDEA, an acronym for Interconnexion: Distribuir y Enviar para las Americas (the distribution and shipping connection of the Americas), announced today that it will open a new operation in Berkeley County, employing 15 workers and investing $850,000 in the region. Today's announcement was facilitated by the Charleston Regional Development Alliance. Continue reading

Charleston-North Charleston named a top 10

The Charleston-North Charleston MSA has been cited as one of the top 10 "hot spots" for small businesses in the mid-size city category. Continue reading

Region lands headquarters for international trading company

The Ladson area is now home to international trading company Mayoruna Limited. Mayoruna recently established its headquarters here, relocating its management staff from Dublin, Ireland. The company will retain its Dublin office and transfer management duties to Ladson. Today's announcement was facilitated by the Charleston Regional Development Alliance. Continue reading

Trident Technical College gets $1.5 million federal grant

The U.S. Commerce Department has given a $1.5 million grant to Trident Technical College for phase II of the Complex for Industrial and Economic Development. The grant will be used to build a 40,300-square-foot Information Technology Center to accommodate increased enrollment in courses related to computer programming, Web site design and multimedia presentation. Continue reading

Charleston, South Carolina cited on two best cities lists

Charleston, S.C. was recently included on two "best cities" lists - Inc. Magazine's "Best Cities for Starting and Growing a Business" and Places Rated Almanac's "Best Places to Live." Continue reading
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