Monthly Archives: December 2013

Chipotle Eyeing Downtown CHS for Next Store

The Post and Courier’s Abigail Darlington reports on the ever-popular Mexican fast food/burrito joint is looking downtown near King and Calhoun for its 2nd store in CHS.

Citadel Mall Foreclosure Update

Abigail Darlington of The Post and Courier provides an update on the foreclosure proceedings of Citadel Mall and, across the street from the mall, West Ashley Shoppes.

All Things Boeing CHS Update

A great recap article on 2013 (and announcements for 2014 activity) for Boeing at CHS.  This is gonna be huge!  See the article by John McDermott and Warren Wise of The Post and Courier.

Bass Pro Shops Coming to CHS ?

David Slade of The Post and Courier reports on a destination retailer generating lots of tax dollars, hotel nights, (and jobs), may be announced in January by North Charleston.  Speculation is that it is Bass Pro Shops, but we at Colliers know there is someone else out there poking around – and it is not Cabela’s…  Stay tuned.

Boeing Looks Ahead After A Busy 2013

In a unique Post and Courier webcast, Natalie Caula Hauff discusses Boeing’s past year and just some of their public/known plans for the future.  I suspect there is much more to come…

Boeing Announces Production of 787-9 To Be Built in CHS

Boeing announced it would start building the new stretch version of the 787 DreamLiner, the 787-9, at its CHS facilities, beginning next Fall.  Jobs, jobs, jobs.  See the article by John McDermott of The Post and Courier.

H&M Opens on King Street in Downtown CHS

Abigail Darlington of The Post and Courier reports on the opening of H&M’s new store in downtown CHS on King Street.

Boeing Closes on 468 Acres for “Future Expansion” at CHS

Liz Segrist of the Charleston Regional Business Journal reports that Boeing has closed on 468 acres at the CHS airport to accommodate its future growth here.  That includes 270 acres it had previously announced for expansion.

More Jobs Jobs Jobs – BenefitFocus to Add 1,200 Jobs on Daniel Island

Daniel-island based BenefitFocus, the insurance benefits firm, announced it will be hiring 1,200 tech positions at its campus that will also include an additional 145,000 SF office building and plans for another 145,000 SF building.  The move triples it employment in CHS.  See the article from John McDermott of The Post and Courier.

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs! – Chinese Textile Company Hiring 500 in Lancaster County

Yep, Chinese textile company coming is creating jobs in SC !  Some 501 jobs over the next five years in Lancaster County (near Charlotte) for a $218M plant of 230,000 SF, its first plant outside China for the company, Keer Group.  Part of the reason driving the location:  it will use the Port of CHS’ eight direct service routes to China.  See the article from The Post and Courier.