The presidents of seven public and private colleges and universities plan to create a consortium dedicated to increasing the number of individuals with academic degrees or certificates in the Lowcountry. Charleston Southern University, the Citadel, Clemson University, the College of Charleston, Medical University of South Carolina, Trident Technical College and the University of South Carolina created the consortium.
Rosen Hagood said on Wednesday that attorney Richard Rosen, a managing partner in the firm, has been elected to serve as the new president of the Charleston Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Rosen has much experience as a litigation attorney. He focuses his practice on probate and business cases, as well as personal-injury litigation.
WestEdge -- Charleston, South Carolina's "Discovery District" -- was launched last week, and city officials hope the area will quickly become a global hub for research, as well as a means of driving the city's economic development. WestEdge, located along the Ashley River, features wide, urban avenues of homes, office spaces, research and lab spaces, storefronts, restaurants and sidewalk cafes, while at the same time boasting some of the most spectacular waterfront views in Charleston. Develo
Berkeley County, South Carolina, has been chosen as the site of the first American Volvo Cars factory, Volvo said on Monday. “This new global industrial footprint and a complete product renewal form the foundation for our growth and profitability targets,” Håkan Samuelsson, president and CEO of Volvo, said. Volvo will invest up to $500 million in the new plant, which will initially produce as many as 100,000 cars annually.
CharlestonMortagePlace.com officials recently announced the company's intention to offer customers the lowest possible interest rates. Charleston Mortgage Place offers flexible purchase loans and top equity refinance options. While not every customer will qualify for rock-bottom rates, company officials urge potential home buyers or those wishing to refinance to come and see about getting a free, no-obligation pre-qualification or pre-commitment.
Prospective home buyers in the Charleston area have a new tool at their fingertips. GoPremierOne.com, a real estate brokerage website offering current property search portals for customers in the Charleston area and South Carolina, recently unveiled an interactive property search map that shows buyers properties in different zones and offers information about travel and work connectivity, nearby schools and crime rates in specific areas.
Charleston Regional Development Alliance (CRDA) President and CEO David Ginn has been named one of North America's top 50 economic developers by site-selection consultants in a recent survey by Consultant Connect, a networking program for economic developers and site selectors, the alliance said this week.