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Economic Development
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(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
Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the general obligation bond rating for East Providence by two levels, to A2, recognizing the city’s continued trend of fiscal stability, increased reserves and stable tax base. more
While opposition to natural gas-expansion projects in Rhode Island to date has been limited, the disputes bear watching. If challenges were to delay or derail these projects, the volatility of supplies and pricing for electricity and heat could get … more
PROVIDENCE — The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission has a new executive director. Peter McNally, a real estate investment manager, has been selected as the commission's new administrative leader, succeeding Jan Brodie, who … more
It is no secret that Rhode Island has a perception problem. As in, the Ocean State is perceived as a poor place to do business, to plant roots or even to find a job. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has done more than any others in recent memory to … more
Development of a new pedestrian bridge crossing the Providence River and connecting the I-195 Redevelopment District sites on both banks, appears to be back on again. more
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