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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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Industry News

Construction Solutions

Construction Solutions for your Residential and Commercial Properties

By Acoustic Ceilings, Construction, Insulation

Being a home or business owner entails a huge set of concerns about the integrity of your building. Some property owners find themselves limited or financially burdened by their building’s faulty construction and poorly planned space. Fortunately, most problems can be remedied by an experienced and capable construction and design team. To help address your property issues, we at Carolina Services have composed this list of common residential and commercial property problems and their construction solutions. Problem: High Energy Bill…

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How to Prep for Painting

How to Prep for Painting

By Painting, Prepping, Uncategorized

There may be no quicker way to give new life to a room than repainting. A professional looking coat of paint transforms a worn and outdated space into a fresh environment. In order to get that professional appearance, however, it is essential to prepare properly. Before you pry the lid off that paint can, be sure to check over the Carolina Services Inc tips on how to prep for painting. 1. Removing Furniture and Fixtures Begin by moving all lighter…

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Commercial Space Planning

Commercial Space Planning Ideas

By Commercial Space, Space Planning

There’s no denying it – when it comes to commercial space, looks matter. The aesthetics of your office or store are often the first impression you make on potential clients and customers. However, for your business to run smoothly you can not afford to sacrifice function for style. So how do you design a commercial space that is both attractive and efficient? To help, we at Carolina Services Inc. have composed a list of questions and ideas to kick-start your…

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How to Install Drywall - Avoid these Common Mistakes

How to Install Drywall – Avoid these Common Mistakes

By Construction, Drywall, Installation

Although it may seem daunting to the beginner, installing drywall is a relatively straightforward task. To help clarify, we at Carolina Services Inc. have compiled a brief How-To, as well as a list of ways to avoid common mistakes. How to Install Drywall Most interior walls will be completed using panels that are a  ½ inch thick, 4 feet wide, and 8 feet long. However, you should check your local building code, as some areas require thicker drywall for rooms…

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7 Things to Know about Civil Engineers

7 Things to Know About Civil Engineering

By Civil Engineering, Design, Land Survey, Uncategorized

The work of civil engineers is all around us – we experience it as we drive over a bridge, turn on a faucet, or even visit a public park. Although the field is critical to modern life, many people are unsure about what exactly a civil engineer does and why their work is so necessary. To help clarify, we at Carolina Services have composed a list of 7 things to know about civil engineering. 1. Definition: Simply put, civil engineering…

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ADA Alterations

The Importance of ADA Alterations

By ADA Compliance, Construction

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed in 1990 and encompasses a set of standards to ensure equality for disabled persons in terms of employment and accessibility to public places. It is the responsibility of a business owner to ensure that their establishment complies with all accessibility standards. These standards, which were revised in 2010, pertain to a variety of architectural aspects including the number and placement of handicap parking spaces, the location and incline of ramps and presence…

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Acoustic Ceilings

The Benefits of Acoustic Ceilings

By Acoustic Ceilings

They are becoming ever more popular in all types of spaces. You’ll find acoustic tile ceilings in homes, businesses and schools. They are an affordable choice when it comes to lowering the height of a modern room, but there are additional benefits. Acoustic ceilings also dampen ambient noise. So how do they work? Metal strips are hung from the room’s actual ceiling and individual panels of sound-absorbing material are dropped into the sections. Additional benefits are their ability to hide…

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Associated General Contractors of America

What Does it Mean to be a Member of the Associated General Contractors of America?

By Construction, Design, Space Planning

The vision of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America is “to promote a better industry for the professionals who build America’s future.” Deciding to become a member of AGC was simple. We at Carolina Services Inc. pride ourselves on offering high quality construction solutions that are on time and within budget. AGC helps us do so. The Associated General Contractors of America promote the skill, integrity and responsibility of Carolina Services, and all those who build America. So what exactly does…

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space planning and design

What is Space Planning and Design?

By Construction, Design, Space Planning

If you’re in business, you understand the importance of efficiency.  As the old adage goes, “Time is Money”.  You need your business to function in an effective manner.  Perhaps you go to great lengths to make sure employees are working efficiently and not wasting time.  Customer service is always a priority, so you concentrate on serving customers in a timely and friendly way.  What you may or may not realize is that the layout and design of your business or…

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