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.
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.
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.
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.
We Stand For Progress Reports | Nov 28, 2018 @ 7:01pm
South Carolina Ports Authority has announced its 2018-19 Port Ambassadors class, which consists of 25 participants who will learn how ports operate.
We Stand For Progress Reports | Nov 16, 2018 @ 2:06pm
A recent report by Charleston Digital Corridor shows that tech job salaries are continuing to rise each year.
We Stand For Progress Reports | Oct 12, 2018 @ 8:47am
Charleston's growing pains: Lack of affordable housing
We Stand For Progress Reports | Aug 28, 2018 @ 8:19am
Charleston, like many cities in the U.S., is experiencing a great deal of growth. This increased demand for housing has put the idea of homeownership out of the reach of many; when it comes to affordable housing there is a massive gap in the city.
We Stand For Progress Reports | Jun 30, 2018 @ 7:11pm
Lessons must be learned from the recent near three week closure of the westbound lanes of the I-526 Wando River bridge, according to a senior member of Charleston's Metro Chamber of Commerce.
We Stand For Progress Reports | Jun 20, 2018 @ 11:36am
Complete it already! Long-delayed construction of the Interstate 526 extension needs to finally move ahead. And, as has been amply pointed out to legislators and government agencies for years, completion is a matter of “when,” not “if” — and “when” needs to be sooner rather than later.
We Stand For Progress Reports | Jun 8, 2018 @ 12:07pm
Delayed construction of the Mark Clark Expressway, an Interstate 526 extension, needs to finally move ahead, Gov. Henry McMaster indicated last week.
We Stand For Progress Reports | May 12, 2018 @ 12:34pm
The development of Ingleside in North Charleston will help limit urban sprawl and produce a diverse community where people can live, work and play, according to one of the region's leading civil engineering firms.
We Stand For Progress Reports | Apr 23, 2018 @ 8:00am
Solar energy is at the center of a "bull market" in South Carolina, with demand in all sectors, according a business alliance committed to encouraging its development.
We Stand For Progress Reports | Apr 19, 2018 @ 6:15pm
Debate over a bill reauthorizing the South Carolina Conservation Bank will resume in the House this week.
We Stand For Progress Reports | Apr 17, 2018 @ 8:34pm
The Port of South Carolina expects to grow much faster than other facilities in the U.S. in the coming years as a number of major developments are completed.
We Stand For Progress Reports | Apr 17, 2018 @ 8:31pm
The Low Country has a problem, and the problem is prosperity, according to the head of the state's leading organization advocating for responsible land use.
We Stand For Progress Reports | Apr 7, 2018 @ 11:21am
Major movement must be made to eradicate deep-seated inequalities in education in the Tri-county Region, according to a community-wide movement dedicated to improving standards for the area's children.
We Stand For Progress Reports | Mar 14, 2018 @ 12:38am
BP has applauded the adoption of a South Carolina law that allows licensed and permitted plants to operate without residents living nearby launching nuisance lawsuits.
We Stand For Progress Reports | Feb 19, 2018 @ 12:21pm
In the wake of a report card on the country's infrastructure and President Donald Trump's announcement of his administration's planned investment, one leading South Carolina civil engineer is responding with some optimism, albeit heavily tempered.