We Stand For Progress Reports | Feb 24, 2020 @ 12:49pm
Consolidation of licensing procedures, tax reform and no raise to the minimum wage all appear on small businesses’ wish list for the South Carolina state legislature this year, according to a state representative of the of the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB).
We Stand For Progress Reports | Feb 24, 2020 @ 12:45pm
A tight labor market, the trade war with China and businesses' reluctance to make decisions in an election year all have had a role in putting the brakes on Charleston’s economic boom, but overall, 2020 looks to be a good year for the area’s economy.
We Stand For Progress Reports | Feb 3, 2020 @ 12:24pm
The Port of Charleston continues to grow apace, with the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) reporting a 5 percent increase in equivalent container units (TEUs) handled in 2019 over 2018.
We Stand For Progress Reports | Jan 3, 2020 @ 3:00pm
Exponential growth in the technology, hospitality and tourism sectors, as well as thousands of jobs associated with the Port of Charleston, are all touted as examples of an economic boom for Greater Charleston, but a lack of affordable housing and increasing commuter congestion may soon outweigh all the benefits if not immediately addressed.
We Stand For Progress Reports | Jan 2, 2020 @ 11:52am
With the shipping, technology, hospitality and tourism industries all growing by leaps and bounds, the Charleston area is booming like never before.