Staircase Manufacturer Leases New McQueen Park Facility, Brings 20 New Jobs to Area

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CHARLESTON, S.C. – Quattlebaum Development Company will build a new facility at McQueen Park, an industrial park outside Summerville, that will be leased by Southern Staircase, an Atlanta-based manufacturer of pre-built wooden stairs and stair parts.

Southern Staircase, who has been working in the Charleston area for the past two years out of a Georgetown-based facility, will use the new 20,000 square-foot space as a manufacturing plant to serve the entire South Carolina coast. The company, who is new to the Charleston area, is currently leasing a temporary space at the park until the new building is completed in summer 2006. Nine people are currently working in the facility, but the company plans to hire another 12 employees.

Southern Staircase is an Atlanta-based manufacturer of pre-built wooden stairs and stair parts with plants and offices across the Southeast, including South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Florida. Other South Carolina locations include Columbia, Myrtle Beach, Georgetown and Greenville. For more information, visit

McQueen Park, which is located in Jedburg, S.C., is an industrial park owned by Quattlebaum Development Company, which houses a range of tenants, such as Williams Technologies, a Caterpillar company; Corning, Inc.; and Coronet Group LLC.
Quattlebaum Development Company is a third generation family-owned and operated real estate development company in Charleston, S.C., specializing in industrial sites. The company offers comprehensive services including site location, design, construction, property management and leasing negotiations. With approximately two million square feet in its current inventory, all within Foreign Trade Zones and in South Carolina, Quattlebaum Development Company's key properties include McQueen Park in Jedburg, Cainhoy Park and McCall Center in Charleston, Tri-County Industrial Park in Summerville and Florence Industrial Park in Florence. For more information visit,