May is upon us and that brings flowers and Spoleto. The Spoleto Festival USA is Charleston’s greatest cultural event of the year. 17 days of non-stop world class entertainment. And the local talent shows off at the same time at Piccolo Spoleto. This all starts on May 26. Choose at least 5 events and make some memories.
Below is your May 2017 calendar of events for Charleston, SC:
Our local economy in here in Charleston is doing very well and is driving our real estate market.
CHARLESTON IN THE NEWS:
- NCGS, a company that conducts clinical trials, will build their corporate headquarters here, investing $10M and adding 80 jobs.
- The Port of Charleston had its busiest month ever in March, up 13% from last year.
- Summerville based boat manufacturer, Scout Boats, announced an $11M, 120,000 sq.ft. expansion and the creation of 370 jobs.
A new study ranked Charleston No. 25 nationally for its growing tech ecosystem. TechNet, a bipartisan national network of tech executives, and the Progressive Policy Institute, a Washington, D.C.- based policy group, wanted to measure startup ecosystems around the country. Source: Charleston Regional Business Journal
E-commerce firm Blue Acorn sold for an undisclosed sum to a Canadian private equity firm in one of Charleston's first tech deals this year (Post & Courier)
Dig South Innovation Conference in In Charleston: e-commerce executives say the future of online shopping might be bricks and mortar (Post & Courier)