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Since 1976, Carolina Services Inc. (CSI) has specialized in commercial construction, commercial maintenance and repair, space planning, and tenant up-fits in Charleston, SC. At CSI, we work as a building contractor with clients in retail, office, medical and industrial complexes to deliver turnkey construction and maintenance solutions to our customers on time and within budget. Check out some of our completed developments and project work in our project gallery.

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Commercial Construction

We offer full-service construction to address all aspects of the construction and development process. From initial concept to final completion, we put our expertise to work for you with a commitment to timely communication and integrity.

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Commercial Maintenance

We are proud to offer a full complement of subcontractors to fill any need, large or small, for your business. From minor repairs or door adjustments to minor renovations, our team can support you so you can focus on growing your business.

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Tenant Up-fit

Our space planning and tenant up-fit services can bring your business goals to reality. Our project portfolio includes build-outs for retail, office, medical and industrial facilities. At Carolina Services Inc., we always use the very latest in construction technology and methods.

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Featured Projects

70 Romney St.

Commercial Renovation
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Patterson Real Estate Advisory Group

Office Up-fit
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45 Isabella Street

Adaptive Reuse
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1834 Summerville Ave

Tenant Up-Fit
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1007 Johnnie Dodds Blvd

Office Space Renovation
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Results Physiotherapy

Interior Tenant Up-fit
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Trane Supply

Design and Build
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1101 Remount Road

Office Space Tenant Up-fit
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2467 Savannah Hwy

Commercial Renovations 
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Karla Jean Studio

Tenant Improvements
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Bearded Cafe

Interior Renovations
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Blackbaud

Office Space Renovation
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Class A Projects

Eastport Commerce Center

104 Pinnacle Way, Summerville
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TRIAD

8439 Palmetto Commerce Pkwy, N. Charleston
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Charleston Regional Business Center

2301 Charleston Regional Pkwy, Charleston
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James Island Business Park

1750 Signal Point Rd, Charleston
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World Trade Center Charleston

4500 Leeds Ave, North Charleston
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Tradepark East

6900 Weber Blvd, N. Charleston
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