Michael Samuel, Commercial Portfolio Manager with BB&T of South Carolina, writes, "I am an educated, gainfully employed young professional who is blessed to earn a decent salary. I happily support local businesses and regularly participate in community service. Yet I am still priced out of the housing and rental markets. This, to me, is a shame."
The Charleston Regional Business Journal has published a story detailing how the Talent Demand Study, originally commissioned by the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Charleston Regional Development Alliance in 2014 and then updated in 2016, highlighted the need for tech workers and tech learning.