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Economic Development
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Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee was a true believer in creating a level – and better – playing field for all business, and that that approach would bring companies to Rhode Island and grow jobs here, not tax incentives and the like. But with … more
A proposed expansion at the Port of Providence will be restricted to land-based sites and will not include any filling of Narragansett Bay, according to a spokesman for the nonprofit entity that manages the waterfront. more
FALL RIVER – The city is one of four clusters of marine technology in the country, and new grants might give it an edge in the industry. Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker announced on Aug. 16 that the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and its … more
The last defendant in the state's lawsuit to recover money from its ill-fated 38 Studios LLC investment has settled for $16 million. All told, roughly $61 million has been recovered through settlements with the various defendants, although legal … more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza unveiled a $716.8 million operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year Wednesday, a spending package that includes reductions in the commercial and residential tax rates, and an increased exemption for auto excise taxes, but which will most likely result in increased taxes for many property owners due to rising assessments. more
PAWTUCKET – Mayor Donald R. Grebien said the old Apex site in his city is being considered among potential locations for a new ballpark to replace McCoy Stadium, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported March 17. According to a study released in January, … more
For the first time in nearly a dozen years in January, Rhode Island's jobless rate was lower than the United States as a whole. But as we look at the state's employment situation, one point must remain paramount – this is no time to lose … more
East Providence is emerging as a hot spot for medical-office buildings, according to real estate professionals, for reasons centered on location, cost and ease of development. Proximity to major hospital centers in Providence and easy … more
Abigail P. Johnson, president and CEO of FMR LLC, the parent company of Fidelity Investments, and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will be featured speakers at the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Economic Outlook Luncheon on June 2 at the R.I. Convention Center. more
BankNewport on April 5 will celebrate a special ribbon-cutting ceremony for its newest branch at Chapel View in Cranston. more
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