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Imports up 16% at SC Ports Authority

The country’s continued clamor for retail goods has driven record cargo levels for the S.C. Ports Authority for the 13th consecutive month, with imports up 16% year-over-year in March. Continue reading

Sun Country Airlines begins offering flights between Charleston and Minneapolis

Sun Country Airlines began flights between Charleston and Minneapolis on April 7, 2022. Continue reading

Sprockets Receives $10M to Make Hiring Process More Equitable for Employers and Job Seekers

Sprockets closed on a Series A funding at $10mm with participation from Forte Ventures, Healthy Ventures, Thayer Ventures, Lytical Ventures, Blu Ventures, and VentureSouth. The investment will help Sprockets further help business owners hire and retain the very best hourly employees, even during a labor crisis. Continue reading

SC ranked No. 2 in US for inbound moves in 2021, study says

SC is 1 of 13 states with more people moving in than out. Continue reading

Fast-paced growth moves Charleston port ahead in US top 10 list

The Port of Charleston now ranks as the nation’s eighth-largest maritime hub. Continue reading

New airline to land in Charleston and Myrtle Beach in May

Fledgling airline Avelo announced Feb. 16 it will launch flights in May between Charleston and New Haven, Conn. Continue reading

One Region Roadmap Draft Recommendations for Berkeley, Charleston, & Dorchester Counties Are Ready

The most comprehensive partnership of business, government, academic, nonprofit and community leaders in our region’s history announced the launch of One Region Roadmap: Opportunities for All last May. After nine months of research and information gathering, One Region Roadmap recommendations are in the final stages of development. Continue reading

Purchases of Charleston industrial sites jump as supply chain opportunities arise

New York-based buyout giant KKR & Co. of “Barbarians at the Gate” fame recently closed on a 1 million-square-foot distribution center at the Charleston Trade Center in Summerville Continue reading

Blackbaud Acquires EVERFI, a SaaS Leader Powering Corporate ESG and CSR Initiatives that Reach Millions of Learners Each Year

Blackbaud announces it has acquired global social impact technology leader EVERFI in a cash and stock transaction for approximately $750 million, subject to certain customary adjustments. Continue reading
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College of Charleston establishes electrical engineering major

The College of Charleston has launched its newest major, electrical engineering. Continue reading
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