A: 8 months.
A: I live 25 minutes from the office; 30 minutes on the worst traffic days. A significant improvement over my one-way 1 hour and 15 minute NYC/NJ commute.
A: Two of my favorite cities are NOLA and Boston. Charleston is like a mix of the two.
A: In addition to an exodus from the more traditional locations, there are some great local schools that feed the area with talent.
A: The same advice for any location; build and use your network.
A: Build and network.
A: It’s a great balance between cost-of-living and quality-of-life.
A: It’s a warm and open culture with a good number of budding startups, and you’re two degrees removed from everyone.
A: Beaches, downtown, side projects (aka yard work).
A: If you like restaurants with great food and drinks then downtown Charleston can’t be beat.
A: Charleston Restaurant Week.
A: It really depends on your interests. If you are into night life definitely the upper king area. If its nature, I recommend a trip to the Sullivan’s Island, Isle of Palms, or the area near Francis Marion National Forest.
A: Visiting the many surrounding beaches.
A: Would you see a blown-up duck pool toy being towed by a golf cart through snow.