Shift to apartment living spurs growth

The Factory at Garco Park, a new apartment complex in North Charleston, is among a boom of multifamily living spaces being developed in the area. (Provided by The Beach Co.)There has been a fundamental shift in how people are choosing to live, and much of that’s being spearheaded by the millennial generation, according to local developers. New apartment developments are planned throughout the Charleston region, and an apparent apartment construction boom is underway.  Read More...

Clemson University opening commercial kitchen for farmers on Johns Island

The 400-square-foot kitchen will allow farmers to preserve produce at little cost. (Photo/Clemson University)Lowcountry farmers will soon have access to a new commercial kitchen on Johns Island where they can package and preserve produce before selling it to schools and restaurants. Farmers will also take part in a 10-week business planning course at “Crop Stop,” which was designed by Clemson University architecture students.  Read More...

10th annual Wine & Food Festival nods to the past, celebrates growth

Michelle Weaver, executive chef at Belmond Charleston Place’s Charleston Grill, shows sous chef Jon Mitchell the menu for the Southern Betty Brunch she will host with six guest chefs on Saturday as part of the Charleston Wine & Food Festival. (Photo/Harriet McLeod)

The Charleston Wine & Food Festival kicks off its 10th year tonight with a nod to Charleston’s culinary past. The $2 million festival, which brings about 20,000 foodies to Charleston, is growing this year, with new tents on the square, some 70 chef demos, cocktail pop-ups and a cigar lounge.  Read More...

Ravenel Associates launches real estate brokerage division, Rare Charleston

Forrest Edwards was named managing broker for Rare Charleston, an affiliate company of Ravenel Associates. (Photo/Provided)Ravenel Associates Real Estate LLC, also known as Rare Charleston, will handle single-family residential, multiunit residential, resort, historic, waterfront, commercial and land-tract transactions. It’s headquartered at 960 Morrison Drive.  Read More...

Wells Fargo moving eastern S.C. commercial banking to Charleston

The bank is moving its regional commercial banking office from Columbia to downtown Charleston. The eastern S.C. office will now be located at the bank’s 177 Meeting St. office, and it will be managed by newly promoted regional vice president Thomas J. Anderson Jr.  Read More...


Helping Out for March 4, 2015

Postpartum Support Charleston is hosting the 12th annual Moms’ Run & Family Fun DayPostpartum Support Charleston is hosting the 12th annual Moms’ Run & Family Fun Day at 8:30 a.m. May 9 at Blackbaud Stadium on Daniel Island.  Read More...

On the Menu for March 3, 2015

Scales Cocktail Mixers celebrates its five-year anniversary this month. Scales caters to consumers living with diet-restricted diseases such as diabetes or celiac disease, with products that are low in calories, carbohydrates, sodium and sugar.  Read More...