A Coordinated Plan to Reignite the Lowcountry EconomyMay 19, 2020
Like all regional economies around the nation, the Charleston metro’s robust economy has skidded nearly to a halt. As one example, pending home sales dropped 11% in April, and listings fell 26% compared to the year before, following a torrid start to the year.
Ingevity Earns Chamber Pillar Award for 20 Years of Extraordinary Community ServiceJan 13, 2020
When the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce considered whom to bestow its Pillar Award upon in 2019, it was seeking a local company with 20+ years of dedicated community service with a commitment to philanthropy.
The Initiative to Reboot the Commute in the Charleston AreaSep 10, 2019
In the Charleston area, 40% of commuters now spend more than an hour of their day on the roads traveling to and from work. The Reboot the Commute initiative implements strategies that boost alternatives.
The Tech Boom in Charleston Requires Educational ResponseJul 30, 2019
At the turn of the 21st century, 17 tech firms dotted the Charleston business community. Now, there are two tech centers and hundreds of startups within the Charleston Digital Corridor.
The Rise of Community Baby ShowersJul 17, 2019
The U.S. is the most expensive country in which to deliver and raise a baby. A 2013 study estimated that it cost a minimum of $30,000 to give birth in a hospital and $10,000 for a family with modest means to raise a child in their first year. Moreover, an infant mortality rate in South…
Global Fluency InitiativeFeb 12, 2019
Volvo, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Bosch, Showa Denko, IHG, Gildan and many more – the number of foreign-owned businesses in the Charleston region is growing, bringing professionals from abroad to enrich our community and increase its cultural diversity. Is this famously insular area prepared to take its place as a participant in the global community? Many Charleston…