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Economic Development
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Five years ago, Durval Tavares, president and CEO of Aquabotix Technology Corp., moved his company into an incubator run by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for a seven-month stay. In October, following steady growth at other … more
The $12 million renovation of Butterfield Hall, one of two main dining centers at URI, involved a 10,000-square-foot renovation of the dining room and a 7,500-square-foot addition. The project included the rehabilitation of a student lounge on the … more
The West Elmwood Housing Development Corp. in August broke ground on a 50-unit affordable-housing development in the West End. The $15 million project will include the low-income rental units, as well as construction of a community center. Nine … more
The renovation and expansion of an existing building on the St. George's School campus partially opened in September involved 30,000 square feet of new construction. The facility on completion will include an 11,000-square-foot renovation. In all, … more
PROVIDENCE – Twenty-six Real Jobs RI grant recipients were announced last week by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. The workforce-training partnerships, available through the state Department of Labor and Training, span more than 10 sectors; … more
The growth of food as an industry is well-known in Rhode Island, so it wasn't startling to see it emerge last week as one of five potential economic-development clusters for Providence to cultivate. What was surprising was the pace of … more
Making good on her promise to train Rhode Islanders for the jobs that local employers have had problems filling, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week announced 26 grant recipients for her signature workforce-development initiative, Real Jobs Rhode … more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth mission statement says that the school "serves as an intellectual catalyst for economic, social and cultural transformation on a global, national and regional scale." While UMass Dartmouth is not … more
The U.S. Small Business Administration of Rhode Island this month graduated six small-business owners who successfully completed a federal training program that’s focused on businesses poised for growth. more
Small businesses are the bedrock of New England's economy. That's true not only in my home state of New Hampshire but all across the region. Small businesses account for nearly 96 percent of our employers. That's why it is critical for New … more
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