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Economic Development
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Sixteen Rhode Island cities and towns have applied for state financing for energy efficiency or renewable energy upgrades, through the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank, the agency announced on Thursday. more
Last year was another record year for automobile imports at the Port of Davisville, with a 27 percent increase compared with 2014, according to Quonset Development Corp., which operates Quonset Business Park. more
U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said 25 Rhode Island cities and towns will share nearly $12.9 million in federal funding to develop, improve and finance public housing in their communities. more
Edesia Inc. is relocating from Providence to its new factory in the Quonset Business Park in April, and hosting a ribbon cutting May 2 and a grand opening and celebratory fundraiser on May 6. more
Be it ever so modest, Rhode Island's recovery is reigniting the debate over which economic-development policies are the best ones to implement. And despite the wonky subject matter, it is one that touches some very emotional issues. At … more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week released a nearly $9 billion budget plan that targets increased state investment in education and workforce preparation, as well as economic-development initiatives. The fiscal 2017 budget … more
Two new restaurants will open soon on the ground floor of the recently redeveloped Kinsley Building downtown on Westminster Street: Malted Barley and Tom’s Bao Bao. more
Leaders of the General Assembly, who have embraced a less expensive version of the RhodeWorks bridge and overpass reconstruction plan, appealed to business leaders Wednesday to support it as an economic investment. more
The state relies too heavily on its government in matters of economic development and would benefit from a higher level of CEO collaboration and engagement on such issues, according to a recent Brookings Institution report. "Rhode Island … more
Investors know that there is no such thing as a low-risk, high-gain investment. Which brings us to 38 Studios LLC. More than five years after the state backed $75 million in bonds to bring the video game developer to the Ocean State from up … more
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