Charleston Living is where it’s at…

Charleston and the surrounding area continues to do well nationally as a beautiful place to visit and live!  I’ve compiled some of the latest accolades Charleston has received…this should help those of you already here to feel confident in your relocation.  And for those of you not here yet…get a move on! 🙂

Ranked Top Ten Travel Destinations for the US.  Charleston was ranked number two, under San Francisco and followed by NYC. (Corde’ Nast Traveler 2009)

2009 Award of Excellence for Sustainable Community Development – The City of North Charleston and the Sustainability Institutute of South Carolina, named as winners of this livability award. (Home Depot Foundation of Atlanta, GA)

The World’s Smartest Cities – Charleston ranked #8 for strong infrastructure, attractive economy, and savvy urban planning. (Forbes December 2009)

Best Cities for Technology Jobs –  Among nation’s top 10. (Forbes June 2009)

Next Cities: Best Places to Live and Work for Young Professionals – Charleston 2nd among cities with 100,000-200,000 population (Next Generation Consulting June 2009)

Charleston Above Growth Trend for Housing – Charleston is one of 10 US sites with expected housing growth to be above the trend (US News & World Report)

Most Favorite City: Charleston – Readers of Travel & Leisure voted Charleston as their most favorite city. (Travel & Leisure 2010)

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