Updated January 19 at 12:27pm
Economic Development
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A host of business, labor and community leaders on Thursday are holding a press conference to talk about the redevelopment of the so-called Superman Building at 111 Westminster St., Providence, which has been vacant for about three years. more
New accounting standards going into effect this fiscal year will require a greater level of transparency regarding deals made between governments and businesses. The Governmental Accounting Standards Board, known better as GASB, now … more
The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission has adopted a set of rules that will guide how it evaluates applications for up to $25 million in state funds available for development in the area. more
The Providence Preservation Society this week released its annual list of the most endangered properties in the city and they include previous list mentions such as the Cranston Street Armory, Wedding Cake house and “Superman” building, as well as newcomers, such as four schools, the former Tops Electric Co. and Congregation of the Sons of Jacob. more
The perception that someone can be hired, and step seamlessly into a manufacturing job with little training is no longer accurate. The exodus of low-skill, low-wage jobs to other countries, coupled with advances in technology, have created … more
Billed as a future income generator, the R.I. Convention Center has been a point of contention since its doors opened in 1993. Operationally, the facility, including the parking garage and food services, has lost more than $21 … more
Grow Smart RI on Wednesday announced seven winners of its fifth annual Rhode Island Smart Growth Awards given to groups and projects that help shape a stronger Rhode Island. more
A development team with national prominence has agreed to purchase two parcels of the I-195 Redevelopment District, as well as adjacent sites, and develop what is anticipated to be a 1.1-million square-foot mixed-use and bioscience center. more
There were 34 applicants, but 11 companies will receive state innovation vouchers allowing them to partner with a local university, research center or medical center for research and development assistance with a specific project. more
School's in, and for no one is that more true than Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. In the span of less than two weeks, the governor has: n Set new goals for 3rd grade reading in the public schools – 75 percent reading at grade level by … more
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