Look out for these new businesses coming soon to the Charleston Int'l Airport
The Charleston International Airport will be having three new local companies be a part of the airport’s retail experience as part of their Specialty Leasing Program.
The Special Leasing Program also known as the Kiosk/Cart program was designed to create opportunities for small and niche businesses to work in the travel and hospital industry.
The three business have a combined 30 years of retail experience.
“Having goods and services made right here at home will be a great addition to the airport marketplace,” said Paul G. Campbell Jr., the executive director and CEO of the Charleston County Aviation Authority.
The following are the three companies that have been selected:
- Liz Me Mel Dolls and Gifts
This business has been owned for 22 years by Tryone and Faith Wilson. They offer gift items such as wall and metal artwork, Chinaberry seed jewelry, dolls and wooden gift boxes. The Wilsons have been vendors in the Charleston Market downtown for many years.
- King Street Cookies
This business is a 4-year-old company owned by Harris Cohen. They offer Kosher, vegan and gluten free cookies. King Street Cookies has a downtown bakery on King Street at Marion Square.
- Daddy’s Girls Bakery
This is a new company owned by Nathaniel and Chasity Brown. The bakery offers Charleston Chewies brownies and other baked goods.
All the businesses are small, locally owned companies, and two of the three are minority-owned businesses.
Kiosks are expected to open by the end of the first quarter of 2018.