Building Local Prosperity Week: Mika Gadsden

Oct 22, 2018

“Moving here to Charleston as a sophomore in high school was a pivotal moment for me. As someone who was born and raised primarily in the Northeast, the Holy City didn’t always feel like home to me, especially as a teenager. Not only did I have to adjust… Read More

Building Local Prosperity Week: Sam Norton

Oct 16, 2018

“The people here [at Local Works] give wheels to your idea. …I’ve been to other incubator spaces and they put legs on snakes. They do things that you don’t need. But you do need for snakes to meet other snakes. You need people to encourage you – or… Read More

The Ecosystem of Work: Joshua Robertson and Kate Borg

Aug 30, 2018

Two civil engineers walk into a bar….It’s a joke set-up, no doubt, and perhaps a bad one, but Josh and Kate are getting the last, and enduring, laugh after they each, at different times, walked up to the “bar” at Local Works. Think of that bar as the… Read More

Lowcountry Local First Welcomes Two New Creatives in Residence

Jan 2, 2018

Lowcountry Local First (LLF) is proud to announce Tina Singleton and Hafeezah Yates as the two newest recipients of its Creative in Residence program, an initiative that awards a six-month opportunity at Local Works, LLF’s non-sector coworking space. Tina and Hafeezah will begin their residency in January 2018 and receive mentorship… Read More

2018 Partnership Opportunities

Nov 21, 2017

Partner with Lowcountry Local First in 2018! Connect with conscious consumers and align your business with the local movement. Our Reach: – 600+ members representing 12,000+ employees – 1,000+ Average monthly Business Directory views – 11.7k+ Facebook fans – 22.3k+ Twitter followers – 16.3k+ Instagram followers – 5.2k+ e-newsletter… Read More

Free Day Pass: Local Works Coworking Space

Nov 3, 2017

Lowcountry Local First developed Local Works as a place for entrepreneurs to collaborate, co-create, and harness the energy and support of other local business owners so that all can thrive. Local Works provides low-cost professional work space for local businesses in a creative and collaborative environment. This non-sector specific hub… Read More

Apply for Creative in Residence Program at Local Works

Nov 1, 2017

The Creative Industries add more than $3.2B to the Charleston metro economy and are the 4th largest employment cluster, yet most entrepreneur support groups and coworking spaces are focused on the tech and and high-growth sectors. We believe that it is just as important to support the creative… Read More

Two for $10: Special Local Works Offer

Jul 20, 2017

STEP 1: Spent $10 or more at a participating local coffee shop or cafe. STEP 2: Save your receipt (email or printed). STEP 3: Bring your receipt to Local Works and enjoy two free days in our coworking community! PARTICIPATING CAFES:  – 60 Bull Cafe – Coastal Coffee… Read More

Creative in Residence: Cody Carlyle Dixon

Jul 17, 2017

Lowcountry Local First (LLF) is proud to announce Cody Carlyle Dixon as one of the two recipients of its Creative in Residence program, an initiative that awards a six-month opportunity at Local Works, LLF’s non-sector coworking space. Cody will began this residency on July 1 and will receive mentorship over a… Read More