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Dorchester County Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Commerce Center in Summerville

Dorchester County Economic Development held a groundbreaking ceremony to commence construction on a new commerce center located in Summerville.  The ceremony commemorated the next step in meeting the demands of the rapidly expanding industrial market. Continue reading

CSU aeronautics program achieves FAA designation

The aeronautics program at Charleston Southern University, launched a year ago, has achieved designation as a Part 141 pilot school. Charleston Southern University is the only institution in the state to offer a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics. Continue reading

Longtime Charleston tech firm Benefitfocus agrees to be sold in $570M deal

Benefitfocus Inc., one of the few publicly traded companies headquartered in the Charleston region, is being sold in an all-cash deal valued at $570 million to Voya Financial, Inc. Continue reading

Charleston named the best place for veterans to live after leaving service

Charleston was named the best city in the country for veterans transitioning out of the military in a ranking released by Navy Federal Credit Union. Continue reading

Cummins invests $27M in North Charleston site

Cummins Turbo Technologies opened its expanded turbo remanufacturing operations in North Charleston, a $27 million investment expected to create 250 new jobs. Continue reading

Bosch expanding Dorchester County operations with launch of electric motor production

Bosch, a leading global supplier of technology and services, today announced the launch of electric motor production at its operation in Dorchester County, a $260 million investment expected to create 350 new jobs associated with this new production line. Continue reading

Breeze to offer Charleston-Cincinnati flights, but West Coast routes to add layovers

Breeze Airways is launching another route from Charleston, but it also will end nonstop service to three large West Coast destinations and add layovers to the flights. Continue reading

Yacht builder to open $12M Dorchester County facility

Phenom Yachts LLC, a subsidiary of family-owned and South Carolina-based Sportsman Boats Manufacturing Inc., plans to open a $12 million facility in Dorchester County creating 149 new jobs.

The investment from  is expected to create 149 new jobs, according to a news release from the South Carolina governor’s office. Continue reading

Nucor to invest $425 million in Berkeley County expansion

Nucor Corp. will expand its operations in Berkeley County with a $425 million investment expecting to create 50 new jobs. Continue reading

$1.8 million investment will create 38 new jobs over the next five years

New Wire Marine, a marine electrical system design company, announced plans to expand operations in Dorchester County. The company’s $1.8 million investment will create 38 new jobs over the next five years. Continue reading
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