North Charleston, incorporated in 1972, has a population of more than 91,500 people and encompasses more than 60 square miles. As South Carolina’s third largest municipality, North Charleston attracts more than 2 million visitors each year.
With more than 4,000 affordable to luxury accommodations, a wide selection of restaurants, entertainment complexes, shopping malls and specialty shops, and its close proximity to area attractions, North Charleston is a great place to work and live.
This thriving area is home to the North Charleston Coliseum complex, which includes a 13,500-seat coliseum, a convention center, a performing arts center, and an adjacent hotel. The complex hosts a variety of events including concerts, circuses, sporting extravaganzas, consumer shows, arts and crafts exhibits, and ice and hockey shows. It is home to a minor league hockey team, the S.C. Stingrays. North Charleston also has a public golf course, The Golf Club at Wescott Plantation.
North Charleston leads the state in gross retail sales for the 13th straight year with sales at $4.7 billion dollars. Northwoods Mall, Charlestowne Square Mall and the Tanger Outlets are a few of the retail centers that contribute to North Charleston’s status as the retail sales leader in South Carolina.