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Economic Development
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The former Industrial Trust bank building at 111 Westminster St. is empty, losing value and subject to deterioration the longer it remains vacant. The owner of the iconic Providence skyscraper, known locally as the Superman Building, wants … more
What are the biggest hurdles to starting a business in Rhode Island? The lack of a strong technology-business ecosystem. In other parts of the U.S. there is a strong ecosystem of high-growth technology businesses and employees. You can't … more
1 You recently won re-election to a 10th term as mayor, with 65 percent of the vote. Many incumbents were tossed statewide. What was the difference in Warwick? I believe that people in the city know the policies and issues that I want to … more
Halfway across the world, in the Indian Ocean, far from the southeast coast of Africa, lies a remarkable inspiration for Rhode Island's economic development. The tiny island nation of Mauritius is an economic success story. Says a report from the … more
WHITINSVILLE, Mass. – Blackstone Heritage Corridor Inc. has been awarded a $200,000 grant from The Champlain Foundations to fund construction of a replica barn at the site of the Captain Wilbur Kelly House and Transportation Museum in the … more
A proposal to design and construct a new apartment building over a parking lot on Canal Street downtown is in the hands of a new developer and Providence-based architect, DBVW Architects. more
A North Carolina company is getting closer to finishing a long-anticipated anaerobic digestion facility in Johnston, which will eventually sell biogas energy to National Grid PLC. more
FALL RIVER – Southcoast Technology Center Inc. recently sold the property at 420 Airport Road, a nearly 6-acre lot in the Fall River Industrial Park, to Madison FR Properties LLC for $2.4 million, The Herald News reported Nov. 17. Paul … more
The marketing of commercial space has begun at the newly renovated American Tourister mill, where 62,000 square feet in office, retail and restaurant suites is available. more
The news says it all: "The city's tallest building has lost nearly half its value over the past three years, according to the re-evaluation prepared for Providence." Since being vacated by its last tenant, Bank of America Corp., in 2013, … more
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