The Lowcountry is a beautiful region with a combination of inter-coastal waterways, fertile lowlands, and a mild climate. With the vibrant city of Charleston and its surrounding areas, the arts, history, culture, and outdoor activities abound. Many flock to the Charleston area to take advantage of everything it has to offer.
While many relocate because of employment opportunities, individuals aren’t the only one who relocate to Charleston. Businesses likewise see many possibilities and benefits to having offices in Charleston.
Covering three counties and several municipalities, the greater Charleston area has many incentives for a variety of industries including tourism, manufacturing, healthcare, shipping, transportation, and technology, to name a few.
Whether it is a start-up company by recently transplanted individual, the opening of a local office in a new market, or the complete relocation of a business to the area, all industries in the area continue to grow. With the arrival of business comes the influx of a talented workforce as well as a concentrated efforts to develop local talent from the surrounding areas to meet industry needs.
Build on local relationships by engaging with local businesses to meet some of your business’ needs. This can include local real estate agents to help you find the perfect location for your business to local interior design firms to create a new look for your new Charleston area business.
Tapping into the resource for business relocation include state and local resources:
South Carolina State Resources
- SC Business Resource Guide
- SC Department of Commerce
- Grants and Discretionary Incentives
- SC Jobs: Economic Development Authority
- SC Economic Development Association
- SC Chamber of Commerce
Greater Charleston Area Resources
- Goose Creek
- James Island
- Kiawah Island
- Mount Pleasant
- Seabrook Island
- Sullivan’s Island
- Isle of Palms
Local Business Resources
- Berkeley Chamber of Commerce
- Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce
- Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce
- Mount Pleasant Chamber of Chamber of Commerce
Local Business Media
- The Charleston Post & Courier Business Section
- Charleston Regional Business Journal
- Charleston Business Advocate
Local Business Consultants
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