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Welcome to Charleston Regional Business Journal’s BizWire section, which features news and briefs about businesses and communities in Greenville and the surrounding area. To submit an item, click here.

Feb 2, 2024

OptiFuel’s Total-Zero™ 5600 hp RNG-Electric Line Haul Locomotive and RNG-Powered Tender are on Track for Testing at the Federal Railroad Administration’s Transportation Technology Center

BEAUFORT, SC –  OptiFuel Systems (“OptiFuel”) announced that it will begin testing a prototype 5600 hp Total-Zero™ Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Line Haul Locomotive and 2500 hp Total-Zero™ Powered Tender with 7,500 DGE (diesel gallon equivalent) capacity, in January 2025. The RNG-powered line haul locomotive produces 5100 hp of continuous power from zero emission Cummins […]

Feb 1, 2024

Lou Hammond Group’s Charleston Office Announces Senior-Level Promotions

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Lou Hammond Group’s (LHG) Charleston office recently announced three promotions. Meg Lewis has been promoted from Vice President to Senior Vice President. With over a decade of tourism, economic development and marketing experience, Lewis brings unique insight into how today’s most competitive destinatio[...]

Feb 1, 2024

Banker Exchange Expands Reach with New Offices in Strategic Locations Across the Nation

Charleston, SC – Banker Exchange, a leading company in the realm of 1031 exchanges, is excited to announce the expansion of its offices, marking a significant step in broadening its national presence. This expansion includes establishing a stronger foothold in the vibrant Lowcountry and Coastal areas of South Carolina and [...]

Feb 1, 2024

Moore | Martin Rebrand and Name Change

We are excited to announce that Moore | Martin Real Estate Valuation Services, Inc. has been rebranded using the new name Martin | Truluck. The name change represents an exciting new chapter for the company, but there is no material difference in the two entities. James Martin, MAI has been in the industry for over […]

Feb 1, 2024

Dining Locally in Mount Pleasant Benefits Everyone in the Community

The Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce (MPCC) and the Town of Mount Pleasant have joined forces once again. This time to encourage residents to support local restaurants and other food and beverage establishments. The third annual Dine Where You Live campaign begins on February 1 and will continue through the end of February. [...]

Jan 31, 2024

Charleston’s Leading Real Estate Firm, The Cassina Group, Reflects On a Record-Breaking 2023

In a year marked by triumphs and challenges in the real estate market, The Cassina Group emerged as Charleston’s #1 boutique firm. With an impressive $481 million in closed sales across 338 transactions, the firm’s commitment to cutting-edge marketing and personalized client service set it apart in this competitive r[...]

Jan 31, 2024

Summerville Elks Lodge No. 2719 Supports The ARK of SC and its Alzheimer’s and Dementia Initiatives

The ARK of SC announces that the organization has received a generous $2,500 donation from the Summerville Elks Lodge No. 2719. The Summerville Elks Lodge confirmed its support for Alzheimer’s and related dementia (ADRD) in the Charleston-area community as the presenting sponsor for The ARK’s signature fundraiser, the 6t[...]

Jan 31, 2024

Lowcountry Food Bank Announces Release of Educational Video to Support Healthcare Professionals During Food Insecurity Patient Screenings

Charleston, SC — With support from Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas, Lowcountry Food Bank released today an educational video to support healthcare professionals across South Carolina. The video, titled “Incorporating Food Insecurity Screening,” supports providers as they incorporate social determinants of health scre[...]

Jan 31, 2024

Charleston ENT And Allergy Welcomes Industry Veteran Bob Glazer As Senior Director of Business Development

Charleston ENT and Allergy is pleased to announce that Bob Glazer has joined their management team as the Senior Director of Business Development. With an impressive career spanning over 45 years in the healthcare industry, Mr. Glazer brings a profound depth of experience and expertise to augment the capabilities of the Charlest[...]

Jan 30, 2024

The Beach Company Announces a New Hire in Downtown Charleston

Charleston, S.C. – Today, The Beach Company, a leader in residential and commercial real estate brokerage, development and property management, announced a new hire. David Antz has been hired as corporate accountant at The Beach Company’s corporate headquarters at The Jasper, a luxury mixed-use community located in historic [...]

Jan 30, 2024

Trident Health Hospitals Earn America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award

Charleston, SC – Trident Health announced today its two acute care hospitals – Trident Medical Center and Summerville Medical Center – are among America’s 250 Best Hospitals for 2024, according to new research released by Healthgrades, the leading resource consumers use to find a hospital or doctor. This achievement puts[...]

Jan 30, 2024

Buist Byars & Taylor Adds CRE Partner

Amber N. Mufale has joined Buist Byars & Taylor as a partner in the firm’s commercial real estate department. Her primary focus will be commercial real estate transactions and closings, representing clients in purchases and divestitures, contract negotiation, and title review. She will also handle business entity formation[...]