There’s no doubt that the aerospace industry in the Lowcountry, the state of South Carolina, and the entire Southeastern United States took a major step forward when Boeing opened for business in North Charleston in 2011. But there’s more to the aerospace sector along the Carolina coast than the huge company.
Charleston’s economic outlook for 2018 remains strong, with the area’s Big Three industries—service, tourism, and manufacturing—once again driving growth.
Berkeley County is in the throes of a healthy growth spurt that’s been ramping up in recent years. Last year, County Supervisor Bill Peagler proclaimed, “Berkeley County is open for business, and Berkeley County means business!”
Think about automotive manufacturing sort of like an NFL team. You’ve got the high-marquee players, the star quarterbacks and wide receivers with the big-time brand names.
The $5.2 million investment is projected to create 31 new jobs.
Clayco has served clients in the South Carolina region with nearly $500 million worth of projects completed throughout the state in recent years.
The company's $1.1 million investment is projected to create 26 new jobs.
The new location marks its first in South Carolina.
The company is projected to bring $7 million of capital investment and create at least 10 new jobs.
According to grantee estimates, the project is expected to create 86 jobs, and spur more than $16 million in private investment.