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Welcome To The Lowcountry
Pineapple Fountain at Waterfront Park, Charleston, SC

Pineapple Fountain at Waterfront Park

Why People Love Charleston & The Lowcountry Area

Charleston, South Carolina, is a picturesque and timelessly elegant Southern city, effortlessly marrying history, charm, and coastal beauty, while also providing an exceptional quality of life for its residents. Nestled along the southeastern coast of the United States, Charleston exudes its rich and vibrant history through beautifully preserved antebellum homes, intricate ironwork gates, gas lamps, and breathtaking architecture. As horse-drawn carriages traverse through the cobblestone streets of the historic district, it feels like you're stepping back in time, where the past and present seamlessly coexist. 

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thriving cultural scene

Charleston offers a thriving cultural scene that caters to a wide range of interests. Art lovers will revel in the city's numerous galleries, museums, and annual festivals celebrating the arts. The Spoleto Festival brings world-class performances in music, dance, theater, and opera, captivating audiences from near and far. 

Charleston also hostSEWE - The

Southeastern Wildlife Exposition, an annual celebration of the great outdoors through fine art, live entertainment, and special events. One of the premier fashion events in North America, the Lexus Charleston Fashion Week, also enjoys the Holy City, for showcasing top fashion designers, local boutiques, up-and-coming models, and more. The Charleston Visitor's Center and the International African American Museumare both sure to delight historians. 

VIBRANT hub for

business & Technology

Charleston has developed a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem, with a diverse range of startups and small and large businesses. This had propelled innovation in sectors including software development, healthcare technology, hospitality, and more. Additionally, the city's exceptional location, skilled workforce, and 

favorable business climate have made it an attractive destination for various industries and led to the establishment of major tech hubs and research institutions in the area. 

culinary heaven

Food enthusiasts will undoubtedly find sheer delight in this city, as Charleston is renowned for its exceptional dining scene. From mouthwatering Lowcountry cuisine, fresh seafood, and traditional Southern flavors, to innovative farm-to-table fare, there is something to please every palate. Charleston has even earned accolades as a top food destination, with award-

winning chefs pushing culinary boundaries and creating unforgettable dining experiences. Visitors and locals alike enjoy Restaurant Week and the Charleston Wine & Food Festival, which infuses homegrown flavor with top chefs, winemakers, authors, storytellers, artisans, experts, and food enthusiasts from around the globe.

Surfing on Folly Beach, SC
Charleston, SC Plantations and Gardens

abundance of natural beauty

Nature lovers will be enamored with all that Charleston and the Lowcountry have to offer.

The area is blessed with stunning beaches, including the famous Isle of Palms, Sullivan's Island, & Folly Beach, where you can soak up the sun, go surfing, boating, fishing, or simply enjoy a peaceful seaside stroll.

Additionally, nearby plantations and gardens,

such as Charles Towne Landing,

 Magnolia PlantationMiddleton Place, and Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens offer a serene escape with lush landscapes and breathtaking floral displays. 

Lowcountry locals are known for their friendly nature and genuine Southern hospitality. You'll quickly find yourself immersed in a tight-knit community that values family, friends, faith, traditions, and  togetherness. Family-friendly community activities abound in the Lowcountry, and people of all ages enjoy events such as The Sea & Sand

strong sense of community &

a warm, welcoming atmosphere

Festival and  Holiday Festival of Lights, while fitness enthusiasts are sure to have fun participating in the annual Cooper River Bridge Run. These gatherings, and many othersbring people together for music, art, food, and cultural celebrations, providing an excellent opportunity for people to connect and feel a sense of belonging. 

Tree lined walkway on College of Charleston Campus

excellent educational opportunities

Charleston offers numerous highly esteemed universities and colleges, including the College of Charleston, The Citadel, Charleston Southern University, and the Medical University of South Carolina as well as Trident Technical College, creating a vibrant intellectual community, engaged in a culture of lifelong learning.

strategic location

With a mild climate, you can enjoy outdoor activities year-round, from boating and fishing to golfing and tennis, as well as exploring scenic parks.  Residents can also enjoy superb sporting events with the Charleston RiverDogs, South Carolina Stingrays, and the Charleston Battery all calling the Lowcountry home. The city's proximity to other charming towns, such as Mount Pleasant and Summerville, as well as easy access to breathtaking destinations like Hilton Head Island and the beautiful coastal regions of the Carolinas, make it an ideal home base for adventures and day trips.

Charleston, SC  Skyline


Charleston is a welcoming community, offering a unique blend of history, culture, natural beauty, business and educational opportunities. It's a place where you can find inspiration, warmth, and endless opportunities for exploration. Charleston truly captures the essence of Southern living and is sure to enrich your life in countless ways. With its long list of accolades, and so many things to love about the area, Charleston & the Lowcountry should definitely be at the top of your relocation list!

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