The Economic Development Department is directly responsible for industry attraction, retention, expansion, and workforce development. We work in partnership with key stakeholders to ensure that Berkeley County has what businesses and industries need to succeed.

Mission Statement

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Department Functions

  • Support sustainable economic growth in Berkeley County that will maintain and create jobs and grow the tax base.
  • Recruit new industry using partners, allies, and direct marketing strategies.
  • Produce a competitive environment for the county and economic growth.
  • Through partner agencies, support the development of assets such as infrastructure, transportation, favorable business climate, and amenities.
  • Support area education and workforce development agencies and programs by relaying information on current and future workforce needs from business and industry.
  • Identify available land, sites, and buildings suitable for business development and lead product development.

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Berkeley County Offices Closing at 2 p.m.

Berkeley County Offices Closing at 2 p.m.

hmoldenhauerAugust 3, 20201 min read

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.- (August 3, 2020) — All Berkeley County Offices will close at 2 p.m. Monday, August 3 due to Tropical Storm Isaias. This closure includes the Berkeley County Courthouse, Libraries, Animal…

Berkeley County Offices to Reopen to the Public May 20

Berkeley County Offices to Reopen to the Public May 20

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.- (Friday, May 8, 2020) – Berkeley County Government buildings will reopen to the public on Wednesday, May 20. The Voters Registration and Elections Office will be open to the public…

County Council will Meet April 27, Public Urged to View Remotely

County Council will Meet April 27, Public Urged to View Remotely

hmoldenhauerApril 22, 2020

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.- (Wednesday, April 22)- Berkeley County will hold its regularly scheduled Council and Finance Committee meetings on Monday, April 27; however, due to COVID-19 there will be guidelines in place to…

Temporary Traffic Impacts Announced for Old Mt. Holly Turn-Lane Project

Temporary Traffic Impacts Announced for Old Mt. Holly Turn-Lane Project

hmoldenhauerApril 6, 2020

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.- (Monday, April 6, 2020) — Construction on the Old Mount Holly Turn Lane onto Highway 52 has started and is expected to be complete by May 6. During construction there…

Berkeley County Provides List of CLOSED Boat Landings in the County

Berkeley County Provides List of CLOSED Boat Landings in the County

hmoldenhauerApril 3, 2020

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.- (Friday, April 3, 2020) – South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster issued Executive Order 2020-16, which orders the closure of all public access points to the state’s beaches, as well as closure…

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