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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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Keeping Your Distance to Create a Safe Workspace

By Office Design, Space Planning

No one was prepared for the changes that 2020 has brought thanks to COVID-19. A global pandemic has made an entire host of changes necessary to create a safe workspace for employees and customers. But, change isn’t easy, particularly when it’s sudden and unexpected. If your company hasn’t completely integrated back into the office yet, you might be struggling with ways to do this effectively. Here are some tips for social distancing at work to create a safe workplace.  Set…

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Coming Soon! Hanahan Boardwalk Construction Breaks Ground

By Charleston, Charleston SC, Economic Growth, Tourism

The city of Hanahan will be getting a new boardwalk to connect the Hanahan Amphitheater and the Bettis Boat Landing. When the project is complete, it promises to bring new opportunities for businesses and residents of the area.  New Hanahan Boardwalk Construction is Underway After some initial delays, there is now plenty of progress underway on the new Hanahan boardwalk project. According to City Administrator Mike Cochran, the plans for the project were first proposed in 2018. But there was a…

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New Engineering Degree Draws More Students

By Charleston, Charleston SC

Employers in the Charleston area will soon have another quality labor talent resource in the engineering field. The College of Charleston has announced that it will be expanding its offering for engineering majors with a new bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering. If you are a current or prospective employer in the region or are thinking of studying engineering locally, this is exciting news for the industry and the growth of engineering jobs.  The Outlook for Electrical Engineers Electrical engineers design,…

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Laminate vs. Tile: Which is Right for You?

By Construction, Design, Installation, Office Design, Space Planning

Floor coverings have come a long way over the past several years, which is exciting news for your commercial space. Laminate flooring and tile flooring are two types of floors used by many businesses. They have a different look and style, and one might meet your needs more than another.  Choosing a floor for your business can be tough without all of the information. Here is what you need to know about the similarities and differences between laminate and tile…

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Protect Yourself from Cyber Theft

By Uncategorized

Cybersecurity risks for small businesses have become so prolific that managing them effectively might be considered a full-time job. To be sure, larger companies hire someone whose only role is to keep the company’s and their client’s data safe from scammers and hackers.  Sure, you can contract with one of those Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions, but this generally won’t be enough to solve the issue. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) even warns that small businesses must make cybersecurity practices and…

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5 Tips for Motivating Your Staff

By Charleston SC, commercial real estate, Economic Growth

Motivating your staff is vital to the success of your business. When your team responds positively and puts its best efforts forward, you’ll have an organization that is characterized by excellent performance and growth.  There’s a common misconception that the best way to motivate people is with cash. Compensation helps, but employees want to feel valued and appreciated above anything else. Here are some of the top ways you can keep your staff motivated and increase your business results.  Tips…

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Ready! Set! Go Back! Returning to the Office

By Uncategorized

As many parts of the country continue to reopen, employers are looking at returning to the office. But business operations won’t look like they did pre-pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has laid out some specific guidelines for safely reopening office spaces.  While reopening your business might provide the financial relief you need and be welcome by customers and employees, it’s vital that you have a safely prepared office space before moving forward. If you’re struggling with where…

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An Accessible Office Space Can Be Beautiful

By ADA Compliance

Have you considered whether you truly have an accessible office space? It’s been nearly three decades since the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) created guidelines to protect the rights of people with disabilities.  Only about 6% of disabled people use a wheelchair, but wheelchair accessibility is most people’s first thought when it comes to compliance. What about the other 94%, including those with invisible disabilities?  Having features like curb ramps, wheelchair lifts, and handrails are vital to ADA compliance. But what…

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Business Recovery in the Wake of COVID-19

By Uncategorized

Few businesses were prepared for anything like what the coronavirus pandemic has wrought on the global economy. In just a few short months, COVID-19 has caused countries to shut borders and businesses to close doors, either temporarily or permanently.  When a crisis strikes, it can be tough for a business owner to figure out the next steps. Thi is particularly true when it is unprecedented, like a pandemic. But, business leaders and entrepreneurs can take some proactive steps to remain…

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How Do We Social Distance at Work?

By Uncategorized

Cramped and open office spaces were considered the norm just a few short months ago. But, a deadly global pandemic can shift trends rather quickly. If you can currently reach out and touch someone from your workstation, then your office isn’t allowing for social distancing.  Not all employees can work remotely, so those in an office environment need to follow certain guidelines. The Centers for Disease Control recommends that workers maintain a 6-foot separation to protect workers both now and against…

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