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Alorica expansion to create 300 new jobs in North Charleston

Global customer experience solutions company Alorica recently announced plans to augment its present local operations in North Charleston with a $1.2 million expansion, offering more than 300 new employment opportunities.

Charleston's single-use plastics ban takes effect Jan. 1

New Year's Day marks the start of Charleston's ban on single-use plastics including merchandise and carryout bags.

Capital Square seeks to raise $7.7 million for luxury hotel in Charleston

Capital Square, a Charleston-based sponsor of tax-advantaged real estate investments, recently announced the launch of CSRA Opportunity Zone Fund IV, LLC to raise capital for the development of 529 King Street, a luxury apartment hotel in Charleston.

Bank of South Carolina Corp. declares quarterly cash dividend

The Bank of South Carolina Corp.'s Board of Directors recently declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per share to shareholders of record as of Jan. 2, 2020, payable on Jan. 31, 2020.

Port of Charleston receives international honor from JOC

The Journal of Commerce has ranked the Port of Charleston No. 1 for overall productivity in the midsize ports category for North American ports.

Alcami expansion to bring new job opportunities to Charleston County

North Carolina-based Alcami Corp., a contract development and manufacturing organization tailored to small and mid-size pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, recently announced its plans for a $17 million expansion to its facility at 4221 Faber Place Dr. in North Charleston.

Charleston tops list of growth-ready real estate markets

Charleston ranked first on the National Association of Realtors' recently released top 10 markets that are projected to grow in the next three to five years.

South Carolina Ports Authority awards $128,500 in grants

Through its annual Community Giving Program, the South Carolina Ports Authority recently awarded $128,500 in grants to 71 charitable organizations.

Charleston Metro Chamber partners with Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce recently announced its new partnership with the Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council (CVMSDC), which it says will help move the chamber’s business forward and strategically align it with other chambers in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

South Carolina’s unemployment rate records all-time low

South Carolina’s unemployment estimates declined to 62,363 people in October, representing an all-time low rate of 2.6 percent compared to 2.9 percent in September.

Innovate Fund pours $7 million into Ingevity Corp. to transform North Charleston headquarters

The Innovate Fund recently allocated $7 million in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) to Ingevity Corporation, providing flexible and below-market financing to the chemical manufacturing company for the transformation and improvement of Ingevity’s 84,283-square-foot headquarters in North Charleston.

Bank of South Carolina opens new branch in North Charleston

The Bank of South Carolina Corp. has officially opened its newest branch at 9403 Highway 78 in North Charleston.

CDCA summit to focus on cybersecurity and digital technology

The 13th Annual Charleston Defense Contractors Association (CDCA) Defense Summit will be held on Dec. 11-12 at the Charleston Convention Center.

Charleston Chamber PAC endorses candidates for city council

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee (PAC) has endorsed Karl Brady (representing District 5), Angela Black Drake (representing District 1), James Lewis (representing District 3), Bill Moody (representing District 11) and Keith Waring (representing District 7) for election to Charleston City Council.

Bank of South Carolina to open North Charleston branch

The Bank of South Carolina Corp. will be opening a fifth office at 9403 Highway 78, North Charleston, in November.

Food Lion unveils $158M renovations at 92 stores

Extensive renovations have been made to Food Lion’s across the southeast, providing South Carolina customers with a new, easier shopping experience.

Port of Charleston to provide strategic global reach to A&R Logistics

Charleston is welcoming a new member of the business community, as A&R Logistics, Inc. is developing its new global facility in which the Port of Charleston will have a vital role in the supply chain logistics service provider's East Coast strategy.

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