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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. Our Charleston, SC construction company serves developers and business owners with a superior full-service commercial construction company that also provides interior space improvements. CSI works 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 at costs that fit within budget. You can have a look at some of our completed developments and project work in our project gallery.

Find out more about CSI and what makes us the top construction company in Charleston, SC on top of all of the services we offer. From our construction solutions, commercial space planning, and tenant up-fit services to church restorations and retail maintenance

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Commercial Construction

Our full service construction services provide 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 sub contractors to fill any need large or small for you business. From minor repairs or door adjustments to minor renovations our team can support your business 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, using the very latest in construction technology and methods.

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How Much Would Your Office Renovation Cost? 

By Construction

If you have been thinking of updating or upgrading your workspace, it can be helpful to know what such office renovations cost, to better plan and budget. Experts suggest that you prioritize the needs of your space, i.e., new flooring, roof repair, etc., to ensure your budget stretches to cover the costs of the prime goals first, before moving on.   So, how much would your office renovation cost? Here are some basic things to know:  Size   It all comes down to…

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6 Renovation Ideas for Your Business

By Office Design

Is it time to make a change at work? Stay on top of your industry or niche with renovation ideas to update and enhance your business.   Consider these 6 renovation ideas for your business or company:  1. Create Drama  One way to refurbish a space is with a dramatic focal point. This brings something fresh and different to your business, one that many customers may not have seen before. Attract passers-by with a distinctive feature or element, such as:   Accent walls  Fresh staircase…

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How Much Office Space Do You Need?

By Space Planning

When configuring and planning your workplace, how much office space do you need? Naturally, there are many factors that come into play- and your needs are contingent on your industry, size of staff, and more. Too little space may hamper productivity, while too much space can be costly. When it comes to finding and designing a functional and productive space, here is what you should know:  Workspace  When you consider your office options, it is important to know the square footage. Typically, the…

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How Your Building Can be Made Sustainable

By Green Construction

Sustainability should be a vital and compelling objective of any business or building. The benefits extend beyond your carbon footprint, though sustainable properties do contribute to being more eco-friendly.   Benefits of making your building more sustainable include these:  Sustainability is gentler and kinder to the earth. Buildings comprise nearly 40% of all greenhouse gas emissions, so to cut CO2 emissions, strive to be more sustainable.   Sustainable buildings are typically healthier environments for your staff, team, and loved ones. A healthier work…

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What to Expect at the End of Construction

By commercial construction

So, what happens when a big renovation, repair, or construction project is finally finished? Is there a process or protocol that signals the end of construction? When construction work is completed, there are a few steps that clients and consumers should be aware of before they begin to enjoy the fruits of their labor and construction investment.   Some things to expect at the end of construction are:  End of Construction Paperwork  A sign that the job is coming to an end is…

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Why and How Should You Renovate Your Office?

By commercial construction

Is it time to renovate your office or workplace? Wondering how to start? It can seem daunting to renovate or update an existing workspace, while still attending to the day’s duties, serving customers, and engaging in business, but there are some ways to upgrade without interfering with work. First things first- what are some of the reasons why it is time to upgrade and update your office? Here are a few: To demonstrate that you are up to date with the times….

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How to Make Your Workplace More Accessible

By ADA Compliance

Accessibility can be a real problem for people with physical limitations, and it is estimated that nearly 61 million Americans do. According to a 2021 study, the number of people with disabilities who are active in the workforce is growing. So, how can you make your workplace more accessible?  When it comes to issues of accessibility, here is what you can do: Recognize Accessibility Barriers The first thing that you need to do is to recognize when something is a barrier…

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10 Tips For Spring Cleaning Your Office 

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With spring comes a newfound motivation to start fresh and get organized. Spring cleaning your office can help you get more done and be more productive- plus, it sets a tone that may help others tidy-up, too. There is usually less scrubbing and more de-cluttering and reorganizing involved in spring cleaning an office space. You may want to consider planning and design services that help you better configure your space for optimal productivity and comfort. Use these ten tips to spring clean your…

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Is It Time for Property Maintenance?

By Uncategorized

If you fail to take care of your commercial property, the condition and value will suffer. Over time, businesses, retail sites, and storefronts see a correlation between property maintenance and revenues. Is it time for property maintenance? Here is what commercial building owners need to know: Property Maintenance As a business owner, you need to be concerned with your customers as well as your property. If something is amiss in your building, it could interfere with productivity and revenues. You have other…

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Can Office Layouts Improve Efficiency?

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When it comes to office layouts there are some obvious ways they can increase efficiency. Things like adding a bigger reception area and even additional restrooms may do wonders for your clients. But employee atmosphere is also important because productivity can suffer when your team is uncomfortable in the workplace. As much as possible, invest in a good office layout design to ensure that your employees are more motivated to work and perform. We’ll talk about different office layouts in this article and…

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