Cigar Factory nabs 6 more tenants

Construction is underway at the Cigar Factory, and investors expect that tenants will be able to move in by summer 2015. (Photo/Liz Segrist)A gym, design firm, mortgage brokerage business, law firm, tech company and insurance company will join Garden & Gun magazine and The Indigo Road restaurant group in the Cigar Factory development, which is undergoing major renovations on Charleston’s Eastside.  Read More...

Northwoods Marketplace shopping center sells for $35 million

American Realty Capital – Retail Centers of America Inc. purchased Northwoods Marketplace, a shopping center on Rivers Avenue in North Charleston, earlier this month. The 236,078-square-foot shopping center is 97% leased with 23 tenants, including Best Buy, Barnes & Noble and PetSmart.  Read More...

Innovative Machining Technology expands to Dorchester County

The Boyertown, Pa.-based company plans to create 45 jobs and invest $7.8 million in a 37,000-square-foot facility in Dorchester County. It will manufacture components for power generation equipment, including gas turbines and nuclear and hydrogen generators.  Read More...

Number of physicians statewide up nearly 12% since 2009, report says

Midway through 2013, there were nearly 200 family practice physicians in Charleston County, 30 in Berkeley County and 34 in Dorchester County, according to the latest edition of the S.C. Health Professions Data Book. About 330 internal medicine physicians practiced in Charleston County, five practiced in Berkeley County and three practiced in Dorchester County.  Read More...

SCRA reports $285M in revenue for 2014

The agency’s fiscal year revenue was up 7% from the previous year. SCRA also reported a record year-end total backlog of $841 million, up 58%. Operating earnings, excluding innovation center operations, were $3.3 million for the fiscal year.  Read More...


Helping Out for Aug. 27, 2014

Corporate Challenge team winners from Atlanta Bread Co. stand with Micky Styslinger (left) and Naomi Cills (second from right), both Ark staff members. (Photo/Provided/Douglas Carr Cunningham, Iveta Image Photography)Almost 500 runners and walkers completed the Race for the Ark 5K on Aug. 23, a record number for the 15th annual event. Registrations for the run/walk topped out at 550, and 490 people completed the race.  Read More...

On the Menu for Aug. 26, 2014

Edmund’s Oast will tap a single-release keg of a Sierra Nevada beer brewed with Counter Culture Coffee at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The beer, named No Middle Ground, was developed by North Carolina-based All About Beer Magazine and Counter Culture Coffee during Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp No. 122.  Read More...