Airport board might try to recoup asbestos losses

United Airlines and JetBlue Airways are the first airlines to move from the old ticket counters, built in the 1980s, to the new ticket counters as part of the airport's makeover. (Photo/Provided)An expert has determined that the asbestos materials used during Charleston International Airport’s terminal construction in the early 1980s was legal at the time; but the airport board might be open to trying to recoup losses from remediation costs anyway. The current terminal renovation project at the airport is now 65% complete and on schedule.  Read More...

Mobility expert creates short-, long-term goals for downtown Charleston traffic

A new visitor center and parking area near the Interstate 26 and Morrison Drive interchange is one of the main suggestions made by Gabe Klein, an internationally recognized urban mobility expert who studied Charleston’s peninsula for the past six months. He also said more bike parking facilities, pay-by-phone parking options and small green spaces are needed.  Read More...

Mount Pleasant real estate firm to buy Underground Atlanta for $25.8M

WLA Enterprises LLC, an affiliate of WRS Inc., is under contract to buy the 12-acre downtown Atlanta property and convert it into a mixed-use development with both commercial and residential space.  Read More...

Ports Authority OKs $1.6M terminal work, reports revenue up 21%

The board approved $1.56 million today in repairs and improvements to the North Charleston Terminal’s wharf to handle the wear and tear anticipated from bigger ships. The board also approved adding more security systems at the Columbus Street Terminal rail yard where BMWs come through the Port of Charleston.  Read More...

Boeing South Carolina surpasses delivery goals for 2014, execs say

Boeing South Carolina has delivered more 787 Dreamliners in 2014 than planned, though the number was not disclosed. Boeing executives said the local facility is on schedule with 787-9 integration and exceeding delivery goals for the Dreamliner program after production delays earlier this year.  Read More...


Hot Properties for Dec. 22, 2014

Todd P. Garrett of Avison Young represented Plan C Investments LLC in the sale of a 9,600-square-foot office and warehouse building at 2285 West Technical Parkway in North Charleston to Pass-A-Grille Realty Co. for $781,000. John Tison of Cushman & Wakefield Thalhimer represented the buyer.  Read More...

Fashion Plate for Dec. 18, 2014

Charleston Fashion Week has extended the deadline for its Fashion and Film Contest. The contest is open to seasonal film veterans, aspiring filmmakers, or filmmaking teams.  Read More...