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Charleston region's economic success earns national recognition, but also poses local challenges

We Stand For Progress Reports | Feb 15, 2019 @ 10:49am

Charleston and the region's economic success creates certain challenges, particularly linked to housing access and affordability, according to the official tasked with overseeing the city's development.


Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce wants legislature to prioritize education, workplace development

We Stand For Progress Reports | Jan 30, 2019 @ 2:14pm

Business leaders in Charleston are pushing education and workplace development among their priorities for this session of the South Carolina legislature.


Ports Authority continues to see record shipment levels, though slowdown may be on horizon

We Stand For Progress Reports | Dec 19, 2018 @ 12:22pm

The South Carolina Ports Authority continues to post records for shipments and expects December to also be a busy month before an eventual slow down over the next several months due to concerns over U.S tariffs.


Ports Authority: 'Too early to tell' if tariffs will affect ports

We Stand For Progress Reports | Dec 12, 2018 @ 10:32am

The South Carolina Ports Authority said it's too early to tell if President Donald Trump's higher tariffs will affect ports in South Carolina.


Housing market on the rise in Charleston, across the state

We Stand For Progress Reports | Dec 11, 2018 @ 9:33pm

The last five years have seen economic growth in the Charleston area, but that growth has come with several challenges, according to the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors.