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Blackbaud partners with Pepperdine University

Blackbaud announced today that Pepperdine University has selected Blackbaud's software, professional services and e-philanthropy solutions to power its advancement and alumni operation. Continue reading

MUSC sells PDC startup for $5.8M

The Medical University of South Carolina and its affiliates have sold their Pharmaceutical Development Center to aaiPharma Inc., a Wilmington, N.C. drug development firm. According to university officials, aaiPharma Inc. agreed to purchase the PDC for $5.8 million. Continue reading

New product offering non-invasive heart diagnosis will be engineered in the Charleston region

Vasocor, Inc., a private, start-up medical diagnostic company has chosen to make its home on the Cainhoy Peninsula in Berkeley County, joining a growing core of high-tech companies springing up in the area. Continue reading

KMC Telecom opens for business in Charleston with state-of-the-art local voice and data services

KMC Telecom, a leading provider of competitive local telecommunications services, opened for business today in Charleston, launching a new multimillion dollar fiber optic network, and introducing a new era of competition that will deliver choice, innovation, savings and simplicity to business customers. The company is promoting its arrival in Charleston with a major advertising campaign - "KMC The 1" - emphasizing its ability to be the single provider for all local and long distance voice, data and Internet services. Continue reading

S.C. port traffic eclipses $ 30 billion in 2000

South Carolina's seaports handled goods valued at nearly $33 billion in 2000, marking an all-time record and an increase of 10% over the previous year, according to recently released federal trade data. This translates into $89 million in cargo everyday. Continue reading

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
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