Charleston in the News - August 2020 Edition
Port of Charleston, South Carolina & the Southeast to benefit from U.S. supply-chain changes
Putting all your eggs into one basket is never a good idea. According to a newly released international trade report prepared by CBRE, the U.S. supply-chain has taken this sage advice and is now looking to diversify away from it’s over dependence on China, with other growing Asian and European markets in its sight. This has the potential of being very beneficial for the Port of Charleston, which doubled its cargo volume over the past decade, making it one of the four fastest-growing seaports in the U.S.! (READ MORE...)
Say "Hello" to Citibot!
Are you tired of narrowly dodging the same pothole on your way to work everyday? Do you ever wonder when the city will finally send someone to fix it? Well, wonder no more! The cities of Charleston and North Charleston and Charleston County recently launched Citibot. Citibot is a text message communication tool that streamlines citizens’ access to information on business licenses, trash collection, permits, public meetings and more. And YES, you can even use Citibot to report issues like potholes! (READ MORE HERE AND HERE…)
MUSC ranked No. 1 Hospital in South Carolina 6th year running
The accolades keep on coming for MUSC Health University Medical Center in Charleston. For the sixth consecutive year, it has been named the No.1 hospital in the state by U.S. News & World Report. Three of the hospital’s specialty areas - ear, nose and throat; gynecology; and cancer - were ranked among the best in the country, and many other health programs there and at other MUSC facilities in the state were ranked as “high performing”. (READ MORE...)