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Economic Development
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(Updated 4:38 p.m.) The Rhode Island business community is brimming with optimism as it relates to the future of the state’s economy, according to a real-time survey conducted at the Santander Bank and Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce annual economic outlook breakfast on Tuesday. more
When it comes to innovation, Rhode Island falls in the middle among the states, while Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Hampshire are among the top 10 best. more
EMoney Advisor, an interactive financial technology firm, wants to open a software development office in downtown Providence, where it will hire up to 100 new employees. It also is seeking up to $3.3 million in tax credits, Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor said Wednesday. more
Two new hotels proposed for the city were approved by the Providence City Plan Commission on Tuesday night. more
Proposals for two new hotels that would overlook Interstate 95 in Providence are expected before a city review panel Tuesday. more
The R.I. Department of Transportation has abandoned pursuit of a $12 million project to create a new travel plaza and welcome center at exit 1 on Interstate 95. more
The John E. Fogarty Building. 1968-2017. A procession of kazoo-playing mourners gathered in front of the Rhode Island Convention Center on Friday to honor not a person – but the John E. Fogarty Memorial Building, which is being demolished to make way for a hotel. more
(Updated, March 22, 1:24 p.m.) A two-part series by PBN staff writers Mary MacDonald and Eli Sherman on the Providence 6-10 Connector controversy took first place in the Society of American Business Editors and Writers annual Best in Business competition. more
Applications for $1 million in Main Street Rhode Island Streetscape Improvement Fund grants are now being accepted by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the R.I. Commerce Corp. more
Ventas Inc., the real estate partner for Wexford Science & Technology LLC, has announced its purchase of the South Street Landing property and surrounding sites for $151 million, according to a news release. more
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