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When General Electric Co. in 2015 announced plans to move out of its longtime Connecticut headquarters, many were surprised when Rhode Island was named as a possible new location. more
(Updated 4:16 p.m.) An advisory committee of the R.I. Commerce Corp. on Tuesday recommended a package of incentives for GE Digital, the new technology-based division of General Electric Co., which could encourage creation of 300 jobs in Providence. more
Finlay Extracts & Ingredients USA Inc., part of a multinational tea, coffee and horticulture business, is requesting state incentives to build research, manufacturing and distribution facilities at Quonset Business Park. more
What is the economic and cultural impact of the largest nonprofits based in Providence? By many measures, they help to define the capital city, which draws its identity in large part through the contributions of its universities and hospitals. … more
Rhode Island's appeal to the high-end homebuyer is not difficult to understand – the Ocean State's 400 miles of seacoast take care of the "location, location, location" mantra in a most effective way. And the top residential sales of 2015 reflect … more
The city’s lodging industry is the strongest it has been in the last few years, Jan D. Freitag of STR told invited industry representatives and students at Johnson & Wales University Tuesday. more
The Odeum Corp. this month received $620,000 in grant support, which will go toward long-awaited improvements to the venue’s historic façade. more
A day after Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed legislation authorizing the RhodeWorks bridge and overpass repair program, the state Department of Transportation late Friday afternoon posted four advertisements seeking private companies or consultants to help carry out the work. more
Bryant University will host a grand opening ceremony for its newly finished Academic Innovation Center on Sept. 23. more
There were 34 applicants, but 11 companies will receive state innovation vouchers allowing them to partner with a local university, research center or medical center for research and development assistance with a specific project. more
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