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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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Keep an eye out for some common office safety hazards that could cause an accident, incident, or injury at work. Make sure your staff, clients, and visitors are safe on your premises by removing hazards and inherent risks that could compromise their well-being.   5 Office Safety Hazards  Be watchful of these hazards and strive to maintain a safe and secure environment for those working or visiting your location:  Falls  Did you know that falls rank as the third highest fatal event in the…

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Studies show that people are more productive in natural light, which makes it pragmatic for the workplace or office. That is, since natural sunlight provides health perks and benefits that make staff feel better, job performance is better, too. Too little light leads to lethargy, fatigue, and depression. How much natural light does your office need? Here is what you should know:   How Much Natural Light is Right   Workspaces need to take a lot of things into account when reevaluating their…

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When employees and staff are comfortable and happy, they are more productive, according to industry experts. So, what is it that employees hate about their office space? More importantly, what can you do to improve their satisfaction and increase productivity?   Ergonomics  Sitting at a desk or workstation takes a toll on the body. When desks and chairs are not positioned properly and ergonomically, employees are likely to feel sore, stiff, and fatigued. Give back to those that give to your business by…

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The conventional idea of work and business offices have changed over the past several years, and more people are working from the comfort of home. So, why is the traditional office still sticking around, and what are the overall benefits of such settings anymore?   Three reasons why business offices are still important are:  Socialization  Sure, the break from office politics is nice, but many look forward to the social aspects of their business workplace. Many people consider their colleagues to be their…

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Preventative maintenance is simply a part of owning a property. If you own a business or commercial property, taking care of the premises is even more critical. Failure to maintain your building and property could result in costly repairs, deterioration, and damage.   Here is what business and property owners should know:  Benefits of Preventative Maintenance  Preventive maintenance involves taking routine care of your investment, assets, and facilities. The goal of preventative maintenance is to avoid costly breakdowns or issues related to…

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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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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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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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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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