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Economic Development
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Cranston’s Saletin Real Estate Group recently acquired Foxfield Plaza here for $5.5 million and is proposing to redevelop the 19-acre site at 369 Central St. into a mixed-use development called Forbes Crossing. more
To most over the age of 20, the idea of a "three-hour tour" brings back television images of Gilligan in a bucket hat, stranded on a deserted island. But Cindy Salvato's three-hour Savoring Rhode Island tour is decidedly different, and more … more
Since becoming the University of Rhode Island's president in July 2009, David M. Dooley has been unfailingly bullish on URI's potential to become one of the nation's elite research institutions. A look at his record indicates that despite strong … more
The state of Rhode Island, small in population and size, carries an outsized political reputation. Specifically, it has struggled to move past a history of political corruption and poor choices in economic development. But Rhode Islanders … more
For the first time since before the Great Recession, Rhode Island developers are discussing the possibility of new industrial construction, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report based on reports from late November to early January. more
(Updated 11:19 a.m.) A key committee of the Providence City Council voted Tuesday to recommend a tax stabilization agreement for real estate and tangible property taxes to help facilitate development of a cement distribution center at the Port of Providence. more
Construction has begun on a $53 million youth and community sports complex, the New England Sports Village, which aims to become a one-stop-shop for parents of children in organized athletics. more
Redevelopment of the historic Pontiac Mills into residential and commercial space has begun, with selective demolition and removal of debris in the buildings that will become its first phase. more
When small businesses with little collateral need loans, they often find it difficult to meet the lending standards of traditional banks. A new program administered by the Rhode Island Black Business Association hopes to open more financial … more
For the last seven years, the number of permits issued in Rhode Island for construction of new multifamily and single-family housing units has remained below 1,000 per year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Yet, with a need for 34,600 … more
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