Charleston Business News

BCDCOG Receives $1.4 Million in Volkswagen Settlement Funds

The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) received nearly $1.4 million from South Carolina’s share of the Volkswagen Settlement Fund July 31 that will be used to purchase two all-electric buses and a pair of charging stations. “This is another win for public transit in the Lowcountry,” said CARTA Board of Directors Chairman Mike Seekings. “Clean energy public…

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Construction Begins on Charleston Tech Center in South Carolina Opportunity Zone

Hunt Real Estate Capital, Iron Bridge Capital, LLC, and the Charleston Digital Corridor announced in July the commencement of construction of the Charleston Tech Center (CTC), an architecturally modern, six-story office building located in Downtown Charleston, SC. The CTC is targeted to start-up, early-stage, and mature tech companies. The development of the CTC, a 92,000-square-foot building…

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Former Airport Manger Spencer Pryor rejoins Aviation Authority as Deputy Director and Chief Communications Officer

Spencer Pryor, Public Information and Community Relations Officer for the City of North Charleston, has been named Deputy Director and Chief Communications Officer for the Charleston County Aviation Authority, owner and operator of Charleston International Airport, Charleston Executive Airport and Mount Pleasant Regional Airport. In his new role with the Authority, Spencer will serve as…

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Charleston Promise Neighborhood July 16 Hosted Second Miseducation of Gentrification Forum

By Barney Blakeney July 16 Charleston Promise Neighborhood hosted the second in a series of community forums to discuss the effects of gentrification at Chicora Elementary School in North Charleston. Charleston Promise Neighborhood serves children and their families in the area of the Metro Charleston known as The Neck. Its programming focuses on creating a…

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Charleston County Sheriff’s Office to Host Grant Writing Workshop in September

Charleston County Sheriff’s Office and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grants workshop in Charleston, September 5-6, 2019. In this class you’ll learn how to find grants and write winning grant proposals. This training is applicable to grant seekers across all disciplines. More information including learning objectives, class location, graduate testimonials and online registration…

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