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Startup vehicle manufacturer opens $34M Summerville facility

Honor LSV, a startup manufacturing company, will design, manufacture and assemble golf cars and luxury low-speed vehicles in Berkeley County. The company announced it will invest $34.2 million and create 65 new jobs. Continue reading

Trident Medical Center to Hold Pre-Opening Events for New Freestanding ER on James Island

Trident Medical Center will hold two pre-opening events for its new freestanding ER on James Island, James Island Emergency, located at 945 Folly Road, Charleston, SC 29412. James Island Emergency is part of nearly $140M in capital investments currently underway at Trident Medical Center. Continue reading

Heirloom Cloud Corporation Relocating Headquarters To Charleston County

Heirloom Cloud Corporation, a digital technology service provider, announced plans to relocate its headquarters to Charleston County. The company’s $150,000 investment will create 19 new jobs. Continue reading

Fifth Third Bank Opens First Branch in Charleston Market – James Island is First of Several Planned Locations

With the opening of a James Island branch location on July 11, 2023, Fifth Third is planning to build an extensive branch network in Charleston to include a second location forthcoming in Mount Pleasant later this year. Continue reading

Charleston Regional Development Alliance Names New Board of Directors Chairman

Chris Fraser, principal and managing director of Avison Young’s South Carolina offices, has been elected chairman of the Board of Charleston Regional Development Alliance. Continue reading

Virginia-based technology company will establish operations in Charleston County

Leidos, a Virginia-based Fortune 500 science and technology company, will invest $31.7 million to establish new operations in Charleston County. Continue reading

Averitt Express Expanding Charleston County Operations

Averitt Express, a freight transportation and supply chain service provider, announced it expanded its operations in Charleston County. The company’s $4.58 million investment will create 12 new jobs. Continue reading

Protego (USA), Inc. Expanding Charleston County Operations

Protego (USA), Inc. (Protego (USA), a global industrial equipment manufacturer, announced plans to expand its Charleston County operations. The company’s $10.1 million investment will create 39 new jobs. Continue reading

Ranger Design Establishing Its First South Carolina Operations In Charleston County

Ranger Design, a manufacturer and provider of innovative fleet upfit solutions, announced plans to establish its first South Carolina operations in Charleston County. The company’s $1.5 million investment will create approximately 50 new jobs. Continue reading

Charleston wealth management firm merges with Atlanta firm

Charleston-based Apollon Wealth Management and Catalyst Wealth Management, based in Atlanta, have entered into a partnership to create a new entity called Catalyst Apollon, which will be part of Apollon's SEC-registered investment adviser firm. Continue reading
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