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network in rural Berkeley and Dorchester counties. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Jul 9, 2024

Berkeley, Dorchester counties to get internet upgrade with $9M funding boost

The project will expand the company's fiber network to almost 1,600 addresses, adding a total of 74 fiber miles.

For the partners’ first development in the Charleston region, Foundry Commercial and Oakwood Real Estate have sold the Dorchester Commerce Center. (Photo/Foundry Commercial)
Jul 8, 2024

534K-square-foot Charleston area commerce center sold

This transaction marks the partners’ first development in the Charleston metropolitan area.

Palmetto Proud will celebrate products made in The Palmetto State, and the companies that manufacture them.
Jul 8, 2024

Annual manufacturing conference unveils new made-in-South Carolina recognition program

Honorees will be recognized during a luncheon at the expo, which will feature a keynote speaker.

A packed house is not always enough to save a popular restaurant. Paw’s Diner was a stalwart local restaurant for 26 years where Clemson and Seneca meet at Lake Hartwell. Locals and lake visitors enjoyed hand-made favorites like burgers, meatloaf, fried chicken and banana pudding. (Photo/C. Brandon Nixon Jr.)
Jul 8, 2024

CLOSED: The end of Seneca diner illustrates restaurant industry struggle

Although restaurant openings remain robust across the Palmetto State, the rising cost of operating caused nearly 2,100 restaurants to close in 2023.

Jul 5, 2024

South Carolina’s food safety responsibilities now in new hands

Legislation in 2023 eliminated DHEC and redistributed its programs among other agencies …

Canadian Ambassador to the United States, Kirsten Hillman. (Photo/Canadian Ambassador's Office)
Jul 3, 2024

MAKING HISTORY: Inside South Carolina and Canada’s $5B trade relationship

Canadian Ambassador to the United States, Kirsten Hillman, recently sat down with SC Biz News to discuss the investments of Canadian companies into South Carolina.  

AESC, a global electric vehicle battery technology company, is expanding its state-of-the-art battery cell facility in Florence County. The $810 million investment will create 450 new jobs, according to a news release from the South Carolina Department of Commerce.
Jul 3, 2024

USC battery research efforts boosted with $10M in federal funding

The funding will support the work of the forthcoming Carolina Institute for Battery Innovation at …

Charleston marketing firm merges with Florida hospitality group. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Jul 2, 2024

Charleston marketing firm merges with Florida hospitality group

The combination of the two brands will focus on connecting golf, hospitality, and real estate brands.

Marcus & Millichap, a commercial real estate brokerage firm specializing in investment sales, financing, research and advisory services, announced has sold 7445 Cross County Road, a 6,787-square-foot office property located in Charleston. (Photo/Marcus & Millichap)
Jul 2, 2024

Health care company buys Charleston office property

With roots in the Greenville-Spartanburg area, the company also has a location in Columbia.

A South Carolina tech hub has been awarded a slice of $504 million in federal funding — and was one of 12 chosen from a roster of 31 designees. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Jul 2, 2024

South Carolina tech hub awarded an estimated $45M in federal funding

The initiative was one of 12 chosen from a roster of 31 designees across the country.

eHouse, a commerce agency and Shopify Plus Partner, has acquired VL OMNI, a commerce data integration technology and services group. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Jul 1, 2024

Charleston e-commerce agency acquires data tech group

The agency, which is a Shopify Plus Partner, continues its growth with the acquisition of a commerce data integration technology and services group.

A new weekly ship service from Ocean Network Express establishes a direct connection between India and South Carolina Ports. (Photo/SCPA/Walter Lagarenne)
Jul 1, 2024

New service connects South Carolina ports to India

India has become as strong global manufacturer and exporter of goods.