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Economic Development
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The Providence Redevelopment Agency has awarded a contract to grade the 25-acre site of the former American Tourister Co. factory, one of the city’s largest undeveloped properties. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration of Rhode Island this month graduated six small-business owners who successfully completed a federal training program that’s focused on businesses poised for growth. more
Construction offshore of the Block Island wind farm has stopped for the season, but the maker of the turbines for it is now doing assembly work in the Port of Providence for next year's work. And while both developments were as planned, … more
An independent analysis of promising economic clusters for Providence to nurture has identified five stars: life sciences, food processing and packaging, social enterprise, design coupled with advanced manufacturing, and education technology. more
Twin River's proposed casino in Tiverton to replace Newport Grand is critical to Rhode Island's ability to compete with gaming in the Bay State, according to the casino owner and gaming-industry observers. "In competitive markets, … more
The Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting on Nov. 23 at the Rhode Island Convention Center, and James R. Berens, president of Wexford Science + Technology, will be the keynote speaker. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor launched three new incentive programs on Wednesday in an effort to grow the state’s economy. more
Competitive advantage can take many forms. Innovation, for instance, is one of the strongest defenses against competitors and the hallmark of the successful, modern business. But the physical world can provide an advantage that is just as … more
It's unlikely the recent elimination of the sales and use tax on energy for commercial users will by itself lure business owners to Rhode Island, but Gov. Gina M. Raimondo says it could be a step toward improving the state's reputation for being … more
The U.S. Small Business Administration of Rhode Island is hosting a “meet the lenders” event this month to help small-business owners connect with lenders to discuss financial needs. more
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