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Economic Development
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Richard R. Spies became chairman of the Providence Plan in 2006, and continues to oversee the growth of the nonprofit and implementation of demonstration projects that have helped fulfill its mission. more
The latest plan to overhaul Providence’s controversial development property tax incentives restarts the debate over whether elected officials should approve individual deals or not. more
The Providence Rink will become the Alex and Ani City Center through a five-year partnership with the city. more
There’s more than one way to grow jobs and reduce unemployment, as two articles in this week’s issue illustrate. more
Landing Amazon.com Inc. has been a long time coming for Fall River. more
Rhode Island Housing has announced six recipients of its second round of 2014 Home funds totaling more than $2 million. more
Providence’s on-again-off-again venture-capital program is off again. more
The proposed creation of a School Building Authority in Rhode Island will allow the state to direct construction funds to public schools based on prioritized need, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Rhode Island should be attracting a substantial amount of research and development, considering its mostly urban environment, good public and private universities and its human capital, says Michael Hicks, director of Ball State University’s Center for Business and Economic Research, which last month released its 2014 Manufacturing and Logistics Report. more
Lisa Konicki is going full-speed ahead 17 years into her role as executive director of the Greater Westerly-Pawcatuck Area Chamber of Commerce. more
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