Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce News

Bridge Commercial represents Hyde Properties in the sale of Cross Park Drive

Bridge Commercial, through Hagood S (Hagood II) Morrison and Brooks Courtney, represented Hyde Properties in the sale of the 106,353 SF industrial building on Cross Park Drive, North Charleston.

Songs of America Book Tour set for June 11 at Gaillard Center

Catch Grammy Award-winning Tim McGraw and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham on June 11 at the Gaillard Center for their book tour.

A Thankful Thursday fundraising event on May 9 to support Engaging Creative Minds

Engaging Creative Minds will host a special event, a “Thankful Thursday” fundraiser on May 9 from 5-8 p.m., at Tradesman Brewing, 1647 King St. Charleston, in celebration of the National Teacher Appreciation Week (May 6-10).

Charleston Metro Chamber plans move to new workspace by 2020

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce will move to its new location in GARCo Mill Three, LLC in June 2020, benefiting its over 1600 members, staff, and volunteers being able to connect in one place

Lowcountry businesses to hire students this summer as part of the Mayor’s Youth Employment Challenge

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce and City of Charleston launched the Mayor’s Youth Employment Challenge

Charleston Chamber says 30,000 new jobs expected in next five years

South Carolina's employment rate is booming, and the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce says tens of thousands of new jobs are forecast to be created in the next five years.

Charleston Chamber tracks education reform bill

The bill underlines the significance of reading proficiency by third grade and would hold students from grade promotion until they are proficient readers.

Mark Clark Expressway finally gains state approval

The State Transportation Infrastructure Bank has approved the amended agreement to fund the completion of the Mark Clark Expressway, which was likewise approved by the Charleston County Council.

CYP holds Kick-off at The Alley

Outgoing CYP Steering Committee Chairman Dustin Haynes gave a rundown of the previous year, highlighting the “Metro Chamber of the Year” award received from the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.

Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce wants legislature to prioritize education, workplace development

Business leaders in Charleston are pushing education and workplace development among their priorities for this session of the South Carolina legislature.

Charleston Metro Chamber receives $25,000 grant from Bank of America

Charleston Metro Chamber's Lead CHS Foundation received $25,000 fund for Career Academies

Charleston County Aviation Authority welcomes British Airways

South Carolina’ first transatlantic flight commences in April 2019

Charleston expected to gain 35,000 jobs in the next five years

2018 Talent Demand Study reveals 10 specific occupations included

Charleston Metro Chamber welcomes Leadership Discovery's Fall Class

Presenters include some of the best in their industries within Charleston.

Charleston Metro Chamber welcomes new senior vice president

Tina Wirth brings over 20 years of experience to the position.

CHARLESTON METRO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Leadership Charleston Announces Class of 2019

Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Charleston, a highly sought after professional development opportunity established in 1974, is proud to announce the Class of 2019.

CHARLESTON METRO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Trident Technical College’s Youth Apprenticeship Signing Day Welcomes 52 Incoming Students

On July 31, Trident Technical College hosted Youth Apprenticeship Signing Day where 52 incoming Youth Apprenticeship students joined one of the 17 Youth Apprenticeship pathways offered through Trident Tech.

CHARLESTON METRO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Blackbaud is Helping to Bridge the Computer Science Gap

Besides being one of the fastest growing software companies in the Southeast, Blackbaud continues to be a leader in the Charleston area.


This week, Charleston County Council revised the allocation formula for Greenbelt funds generated from its 2016 voter-approved local option sales tax.

CHARLESTON METRO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Five Ways to Support the First Day Festival

The City of Charleston will host the Annual First Day Festival on Sunday, August 12, from 1 -4 pm, at Liberty Square at the South Carolina Aquarium and Gadsdenboro Park.

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