Mount Pleasant’s eGroup, an IT modernization company is investing 6.3 million to grow its headquarters, will add 35 jobs and expects to more than double its revenue in the next 3 years. “The expansion for the firm comes after years of careful and meticulous growth.”
To read Mary Katherine Wildeman’s full article from the Post and Courier, click here.
John McDermott of The Post and Courier writes “With no fanfare — and after years of fits and starts — preliminary construction on the long-sidelined Magnolia project on Charleston’s upper peninsula finally got under way last week, when a night crew began extending a sewer line to the 182-acre site between the King Street Extension and the Ashley River.”
It looks like that “bridge to nowhere” may be leading to somewhere important relatively soon.
“Laurel Island isn’t really an island. It sits at the east end of Romney Street behind Charleston County’s recycling center, just off the fast-growing Morrison Drive corridor that’s become home to trendy restaurants, tech businesses and new apartment buildings. Laurel Island has long been seen as a prime location where the peninsular city could grow, despite the island’s industrial past…” Read Full Article Here
By David Slade
Jun 24, 2019 Updated Jun 26, 2019
“Here in “The Neck,” where seven breweries have opened within a short bike ride of each other in just the last three years, serendipity is celebrated, dogs and children are welcome, and you can come as you are.
We recently set out to survey all seven new breweries, most of the food options, and a few of the entertainments in Charleston’s Brewery District, and can report that time spent here is refreshing in every sense of the word.”
Matt and Ted Lee ventured through the swiftly evolving brewing scene of Charleston’s upper peninsula landscape, and even took the opportunity to visit the new skate park, Sk8 Charleston, which flanks the beer district area, “offering sweeping marsh and Ashley River views to those who aren’t dropping into the park’s two polished-concrete bowls.”
“Steve has taken a unique approach,” said Kristopher B. King, the executive director of the Preservation Society of Charleston. “His strategy gets these neighborhoods functioning, which is a huge positive. It’s putting these properties back on the tax rolls, creating jobs and bringing vibrancy to an area that quite honestly, 10 years ago, really needed it.”
Rex Riley of Clement, Crawford & Thornhill, Inc., represented the tenant, Spartina449, for the lease of retail space at 300 King Street. Spartina449, is a women’s handbag and accessories company out of Hilton Head Island. The store opened on Saturday, February 18th.