Updated July 28 at 9:39pm
Economic Development
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BOSTON – Massachusetts added 13,800 jobs in July for a total of 3,422,100 jobs, while total unemployment edged up 0.1 of a percentage point to 5.6 percent from the June rate, the Mass. Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development said. more
Johnson & Wales University Monday unveiled plans for a new $40 million academic building on former Interstate 195 land in Providence’s Jewelry District. more
Condor Airlines, a German airline in operation since 1955, announced Tuesday that it was initiating service between T.F. Green Airport and Frankfurt International Airport on June 18, 2015. more
New power plants will replace closing power plants, but energy supply is still predicted to fall short in Rhode Island, likely costing ratepayers more in the future. more
A groundbreaking will be held May 28 for Blue Sphere Corp.’s waste-to-energy project. more
(Updated 2:20 and 4:17 p.m.) Two companies have submitted plans for a large-scale, mixed-use life-sciences project on two parcels of the former Interstate 195 land, initiating what could be the first movement toward an innovation district, government and business officials said. more
1How will your experience help you as commission chairman? My experience includes working with many development projects, including office, retail, research and development, hospitality and housing. … As a trustee of the Urban Land … more
The unexpected death of attorney James J. Skeffington on May 17 raises new questions about the proposed movement of the Pawtucket Red Sox to a new ballpark in Providence, though the team's owners say their plans and timetable are unchanged. … more
The last 20 years have not been kind to Rhode Island. From 1997 through 2014, the state's real gross state product grew 30.6 percent (earlier than 1997, the figures are not comparable). In that same time period, the United States' real gross … more
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