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Economic Development
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Less than an hour away from Providence, an economic boom is taking place. I'm talking about Boston, where there seems to be a crane on every corner and a new company moving to town every week, bringing thousands of jobs with them. Boston is bursting … more
(Updated 10:22 a.m.) A.T. Cross Co. could qualify for up to $1.9 million in state incentives through a move to The Foundry complex in Providence and an expansion of its workforce. more
PROVIDENCE – Goldman Sachs announced on March 22 that it will offer $10 million in capital and philanthropic support to help small businesses grow in Rhode Island. The funding will come through Goldman Sachs' "10,000 Small Businesses" … more
FALL RIVER – Two granite mills were sold last month to developers with a track record of giving old buildings new life, The Herald News reported. The Cornell Mill, 649 Alden St., was sold to Cornell Mill LLC, a company controlled by Starr … more
In one room at the Cambridge Innovation Center in Massachusetts, a large table is shared by a half-dozen people, plugged into laptops and oblivious to passing visitors. In a connecting hallway, overstuffed couches attract workers who would rather … more
NEW BEDFORD – The MV Thorco Svendborg, the first customer for the $113 million Marine Commerce Terminal, arrived in the city harbor last week, The Standard-Times of New Bedford reported. The 409-foot-long, Hong Kong-based cargo freighter … more
A key Providence City Council committee approved a standardized plan for tax incentives for the former Interstate 195 lands on Thursday, amending the proposal to include property in the Capital Center development district under the same terms. more
Fresh off a successful June 24 opening, Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville, Mass., is banking on its newness in the marketplace as nearby rival Twin River in Lincoln touts its regional niche. "We're a lot more than a slots parlor, which … more
WARWICK – In concert with state legislation to spur development and create jobs, the City Council and the administration are in agreement on a tax-stabilization program designed to foster development in City Centre Warwick. The parties … more
A tax incentive program designed to encourage economic development in the city’s low- to moderate-income neighborhoods will apply to 19 of 25 neighborhoods. more
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