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  1. Boeing CEO says he prefers 'direct relationship with employees'Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Charleston Business Journal

    Boeing 's chairman and CEO said that he is happy with the company's relationship with its North Charleston employees and that Boeing South Carolina is progressing well. "We are very happy with our relationship with our teammates down in South Carolina," Jim McNerney said Wednesday in the company's second-quarter earnings call.

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  2. City plans to use collected survey data to improve cycling infrastructureRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Charleston Business Journal

    The city of Charleston plans to use data gathered from residents to make future decisions about cycling infrastructure and traffic, according to Jacob Lindsey, director of Charleston's Design Division . The Design Division conducted an online survey from March 2 to April 6 to gather data on what routes cyclists currently use and whether they bike for exercise or as a mode of transportation.

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  3. S.C. jobless rate up slightly in March as more people enter workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Charleston Business Journal

    South Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 6.7% in March, up slightly from 6.6% in February, as the state's labor force grew for the 14th consecutive month, the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce said today. Meanwhile, the number of South Carolinians on the job in March increased 5,838 and reached a high of 2,096,110 people.

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  4. Hot Properties for April 20, 2015Read the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Charleston Business Journal

    Hot Properties highlights recently sold or leased commercial properties in the Charleston region. Submissions should be sent to dailyjournal@scbiznews.com .

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  5. Union cancels vote at Boeing South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Charleston Business Journal

    About 3,100 production and maintenance workers at Boeing South Carolina were eligible to vote in the union election Wednesday. The IAM withdrew its petition for the election today.

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  6. Wages part of union, Boeing debateRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Charleston Business Journal

    Much of the debate surrounding the upcoming union election at Boeing South Carolina has centered on competitive wages for workers in North Charleston compared with their counterparts who also build 787 Dreamliners in Washington state. Boeing workers in Washington earn an average of $31.43 per hour, for an annual base salary of $65,374, according to an email from Connie Kelliher, spokeswoman for Local 751 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers .

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  7. Realtors association urges cities to build more housingRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Charleston Business Journal

    Business investment in the Charleston area has reflected well on the housing market, according to Charleston Trident Association of Realtors President Matt DeAntonio. "With more than 3,000 home sales so far his year, consumers believe that Charleston is a good investment; and with the announcement of a $500 million investment by Daimler to build their North Charleston-based van plant and bring 1,300 jobs to the region, businesses also believe that Charleston is a good investment," DeAntonio said in a statement.

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  8. Private-sector and government partners can use the expertise and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Charleston Business Journal

    Private-sector and government partners can use the expertise and connectivity of Lockheed Martin's new Center for Information Dominance in North Charleston to solve problems. Two years after setting up a presence in Charleston, Lockheed Martin officially opened its 2,200-square-foot Center for Information Dominance at 4055 Faber Place Drive in North Charleston this week.

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  9. Charleston, SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Charleston Business Journal

    Private-sector and government partners can use the expertise and connectivity to solve problems at Lockheed Martin's new Center for Information Dominance in North Charleston. Two years after setting up a presence in Charleston, Lockheed Martin officially opened its 2,200-square-foot Center for Information Dominance at 4055 Faber Place Drive in North Charleston this week.

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  10. Detyens Shipyards awarded $15.8M contract to repair Navy shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Charleston Business Journal

    Detyens Shipyards Inc. of North Charleston was awarded a $15.8 million contract to inspect, service and repair a Navy cargo ship. The 689-foot-long USNS Lewis and Clark delivers food, repair parts, fuel and ammunition to other ships at sea.

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  11. Charleston, SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Charleston Business Journal

    Boeing S.C. Vice President and General Manager Beverly Wyse said the company wants to keep its relationship with employees more flexible than union representation would allow. Boeing South Carolina Vice President and General Manager Beverly Wyse said she's afraid workers won't be able to work together anymore if a union comes to North Charleston.

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  12. Union rates down in S.C. as Boeing election nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Charleston Business Journal

    More than 3,000 production and maintenance employees at Boeing South Carolina are eligible to vote in the April 22 election to decide whether they want union representation. At a time when state union membership is at its lowest in a decade, a contentious election will be held this month at Boeing South Carolina to determine whether one of the state's biggest manufacturers will be unionized.

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  13. Hot Properties for April 6, 2015Read the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | Charleston Business Journal

    Hot Properties highlights recently sold or leased commercial properties in the Charleston region. Submissions should be sent to dailyjournal@scbiznews.com .

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  14. Union rates drop in S.C. as Boeing election nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Charleston Business Journal

    More than 3,000 production and maintenance employees at Boeing South Carolina are eligible to vote in the April 22 election to decide whether they want union representation At a time when state union membership is at its lowest in a decade, a contentious election will be held this month at Boeing South Carolina to determine whether one of the state's biggest manufacturers will be unionized. Through marketing efforts and meetings over the past several years, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers has rallied Boeing workers, attracting more than 3,000 eligible voters for the April 22 election.

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  15. Helping Out for April 1, 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Charleston Business Journal

    Helping Out highlights some of the many charitable events and activities going on in the Charleston area. Submissions should be sent to dailyjournal@scbiznews.com .

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  16. Volvo confirms plans to build U.S. manufacturing plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Charleston Business Journal

    Factory workers produce the Volvo S60L at the company's plant in Chengdu, China. Volvo plans to produce 100,000 cars a year when its new U.S. plant is operational.

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  17. Hot Properties for March 23, 2015Read the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | Charleston Business Journal

    Hot Properties highlights recently sold or leased commercial properties in the Charleston region. Submissions should be sent to dailyjournal@scbiznews.com .

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  18. Charleston, SCRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | Charleston Business Journal

    Gov. Nikki Haley has vowed to veto recent House and Senate legislation that proposes gas tax increases to help fund road improvements in the state, according to letters Haley wrote to House leaders Tuesday. The state's highway department will need more than $40 billion above what it's expecting to receive during the next few decades to meet state infrastructure needs, such as repairing roads, bridges and highways, according to S.C. Transportation Secretary Janet Oakley.

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  19. Manufacturer Wabco to move into new, larger $17M facility in Dorchester CountyRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Charleston Business Journal

    Wabco will invest $17 million to build a new manufacturing facility at the intersection of Dorchester Road and Lincoln Patriot Boulevard in North Charleston. Auto parts supplier Wabco has outgrown its existing Lowcountry operations and plans to invest $17 million to establish a new manufacturing site in Dorchester County, according to the S.C. Commerce Department .

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  20. Office space, restaurants and retailers will be within walking...Read the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Charleston Business Journal

    CPM Federal Credit Union has purchased 0.7 acre of land in MWV's Nexton development for $825,000 with plans to open a full-service branch in the new Summerville community. Mike Chodnicki, vice chairman for the credit union, said the 3,400-square-foot branch is expected to open next year.

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