A look back at key happen-ings from the past seven days.
Boeing’s $500,000 donation toward the $75 million International African American Museum brings the project closer to reality, with Mayor Joe Riley announcing that final design of the building and its exhibits has started. Construction is set to start in 2017.
A company owned by The InterTech Group will develop a North Charleston solar station in a deal with S.C. Electric & Gas. The Leeds Avenue project will use more than 2,000 panels to generate enough energy to power about 80 homes.
Charleston’sSPARC sold its software unit to Booz Allen Hamilton. The buyer said the 270-worker business is expected to bring in about $50 million in extra annual revenue.
A&R Bulk-Pak is opening a $7.5 million facility on Spring Grove Road in Moncks Corner. The 240,000-square-foot distribution center will create 25 jobs handling plastic pellets from Gulf Coast manufacturers for shipment overseas.
Two days after Mount Pleasant voters appeared to sweep a development-wary slate of Town Council candidates into office, a company kicked off construction of the project near Shem Creek that helped trigger the political upheaval. Plans for 101 Coleman Blvd. shows a 42,500-square-foot office building and a 234-vehicle garage.