Other Business Incentives

Most of the business incentive programs available in the Charleston area are through the South Carolina state government.  More programs are available from the following resources:

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Charleston County Economic Development is dedicated to recruiting new business, growing existing industry, and improving the Charleston business climate. Whether you’re relocating, expanding, or starting something new, their expert team of economic developers and partner agencies will help. They offer assistance with site selection, detailed area maps, financial incentives, grant & loans, workforce development, public infrastructure improvements, supplier sourcing, international trade consulting, research, entrepreneur resource referrals, permit assistance and much more. 


The Charleston Regional Development Alliance (CRDA) serves as a catalyst for long-term, sustainable economic growth in our three-county region.

The Digital Corridor is a creative effort to attract, nurture and promote Charleston's knowledge economy by facilitating a business, physical and social environment where technology companies thrive.


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Dominion Energy SC offers an energy efficiency program for their business customers to receive incentive/rebate money for upgrading equipment to higher efficiency equipment. Explore the program overviews below for more information:

South Carolina Department of Commerce assists with the location of new sites and buildings to offering grants for community development and infrastructure improvement, the South Carolina Department of Commerce is here to help grow new and existing businesses. South Carolina Commerce promotes economic opportunity for individuals and businesses through initiatives like workforce training.