North Charleston is an economic employment center of the region and state, and houses some major players such as Boeing, Bosch and the Military complex including the Air Force Base. North Charleston is home to the newly renovated Charleston International Airport, the North Charleston Colliseum, which attracts major performers, and the Tanger Outlet shopping mall. With a flurry of economic activity, North Charleston offers affordable housing options along its large footprint across the upper Peninsular area. Several luxury communities include golf courses, pools and amenity centers, as well as well priced newer construction homes. The historic center of the town is known as Park Circle with an array of charming mid-century homes, many within walking distance to a downtown center with restaurants and shopping. Home to the critical intersection of the I-526 beltway and I-26, North Charleston enjoys easy access to all areas of Greater Charleston.