Diversified Group Of Companies Investing $13 Million And Creating 22 Jobs
February 22, 2017
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Carver Companies, a diversified group of manufacturing and construction companies, will be expanding its Charleston County operations. Located in North Charleston, S.C., the expansion is expected to bring $13 million of new capital investment and lead to the creation of 22 new jobs.
Founded in 1989, Carver Construction was the first in the family of Carver Companies, originating as a single crew digging small projects and expanding to offer a variety of developmental site work. Carver Companies also includes Canaday Sweepers Property Management, Carver Sand and Gravel, Coeymans Industrial Park, Port of Coeymans and Coeymans Marine Towing (CMT), all of which are based in New York. Through CMT, the company owns and operates eight tug boats and 30 barges, which are used to service clients’ needs.
Located on the former U.S. Naval Base at 1210 Truxtun Avenue in North Charleston, S.C., the company has already begun pier dredging and building renovations. Hiring for the new positions is underway, and interested applicants should visit the company’s careers page online.
“I am humbled by the hospitality shown by the Charleston business community, as well as the state and local economic development folks here in the greater Charleston area. We look forward to developing a long and mutually-beneficial relationship with both, as Carver Companies continues to grow and bring more jobs to South Carolina.” –Carver Companies President Carver Laraway
“The fact that Carver Companies has chosen to expand in South Carolina and continue to invest in our people is something for our state to be proud of. This sends a signal to the whole world that our state is open for business.” –Gov. Henry McMaster
“Today’s announcement is yet another big victory for our state’s industrial community. I’m excited by all of the success Carver Companies has achieved in South Carolina and across the United States, and I look forward to watching them continue to grow here.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“Congratulations to Carver Companies on their recent announcement to expand in Charleston County. The success they have found in our community shows the strength of our business-friendly climate and strong workforce. As Carver continues to grow, we at Charleston County will continue to support their efforts.” –Charleston County Council Chairman Victor Rawl
“The Carver Companies announcement demonstrates our investment in supporting and fostering growth within our existing businesses. Our Business Concierge team was able to expeditiously support Carver’s needs, helping to facilitate this exciting expansion for the City of North Charleston.” –Charleston County Economic Development Director Steve Dykes
FIVE FAST FACTS
• Carver Companies expanding its Charleston County operations.
• $13 million investment to create 22 new jobs.
• Carver Companies represents a diversified group of construction and manufacturing companies.
• Located at 1210 Truxtun Avenue in North Charleston, S.C., the company has already begun facility improvements.
• Hiring for the new positions has already begun, and interested applicants should visit the company’s careers page online.
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