Charleston Regional Competitiveness Center
A free online data resource repository for rich information on the Charleston metro area, providing users with the significant leading indicators, research and data trends they need to make both business and policy decisions. The website offers up-to-date economic, demographic and workforce information sourced from official government data on the three-county MSA, which consists of Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties.
The Chamber's Center for Business Research (CBR) serves as the center for compilation, interpretation and distribution of business and economic data for the three-county Charleston metropolitan area. Below are links to much of the economic and community information collected by the CBR.
The annual economic forecast for the Charleston region is a partnership project between the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce's Center for Business Research and the College of Charleston's School of Business and Economics. This published forecast includes an 18- to 24-month look ahead for the housing industry, visitor industry, airport and Port of Charleston. The annual forecast is released each spring at the Chamber's Annual Economic Outlook Conference which features insight into the national and regional economic outlook. A review of the past five annual forecasts show the forecast has had a remarkable rate of accuracy in predicting the economy’s performance.
The fundamental information need to analyze the Tri-county's (Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties) business climate. An economic overview including demographics, labor force and employment trends, major employers, transportation, taxes and utilities, education facts and more.
Additional Data: (All links are .pdf files unless otherwise indicated)
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