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Economic Development
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George Nee has had a long tenure as a labor leader with the Rhode Island AFL-CIO, which represents nearly 80,000 workers across the state in a variety of occupations. Nee was named executive director in 1984, secretary-treasurer in 1991 and … more
The growth of food as an industry is well-known in Rhode Island, so it wasn't startling to see it emerge last week as one of five potential economic-development clusters for Providence to cultivate. What was surprising was the pace of … more
Investors know that there is no such thing as a low-risk, high-gain investment. Which brings us to 38 Studios LLC. More than five years after the state backed $75 million in bonds to bring the video game developer to the Ocean State from up … more
How confident are you in your company's ability to grow revenue in the coming business year? Very confident – 40% Somewhat confident – 46.7% Not at all confident – 13.3% Do you expect … more
Of all the ways that Warwick's T.F. Green Airport could grow, the best hope might not be through the long-awaited runway expansion, but the inevitable build-out of Logan International Airport in Boston. Rhode Island's commercial airport has … more
Bank Rhode Island recently provided a $5.6 million construction loan to assist with the acquisition and development of nearly four acres of land in Westerly, which is slated to become a medical office building. more
1What is Buy Local RI and how is the Rhode Island Foundation involved? Buy Local RI is a campaign to encourage Rhode Islanders to shop at local businesses. We strive to build a strong economy and vibrant community by promoting locally owned … more
People head into coffee shops to surf the Web, why not to stitch a pillow? That was the thinking behind a new business in North Providence, Whipstitch Sewing Café, which combines hot coffee with sewing machine rentals. You can sip as you … more
The behavior of two population groups, the baby boomers and the millennials, will have outsized influence on real estate markets in the next several years, according to a report by The Counselors of Real Estate, an association of real estate advisers. more
As construction continues on the former power station that will make up one part of the South Street Landing project, the city of Providence is reviewing two tax stabilization … more
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