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Economic Development
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Tom Friedman, author of “The World is Flat,” told us in 2005 about a fast-moving economic platform, accelerated by information technology advances, which created an environment in which it’s easy to source talent and do business globally. more
A vacant, West End mill complex will be converted to a culinary and startup incubator program, using a combination of historic preservation tax credits, and now, city property tax incentives. more
The Rhody Awards for historic preservation will be given to 11 recipients on Sept. 27 at the Dunes Club. more
The Town Council learned Monday night that hosting a casino could yield about $4 million in annual revenue if enabling legislation is passed to support the Twin River Management Group’s proposal. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Division of Taxation has approved final regulations that offer guidance to companies on the requirements and process for requesting three kinds of tax incentives or tax … more
The state-ordered economic-impact report on RhodeWorks released earlier this month estimates direct impact from tolls to Rhode Island trucking companies of just $5 million a year, an amount expected to be passed on to consumers. The … more
PLAINVILLE, Mass. – Twin River Casino in Lincoln will continue to get "considerable business from Massachusetts," but it will be less and at a lower margin due to the recent opening of Plainridge Park Casino, according to Fitch Ratings. … more
House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello says public support will be needed for a new Pawtucket Red Sox stadium proposal for Providence to move forward, though it remains unclear how much time and opportunity voters would get to weigh in. The … more
On Pekin Street in Providence's Smith Hill neighborhood, a three-story apartment house has been vacant for as long as the neighbor who's lived next to it for four years can remember. The untended backyard has become an illegal dump. In recent weeks, … more
City and state leaders recently worked closely together way to take advantage of the once-in-a-generation opportunity to create jobs and grow our state's economy in the I-195 Redevelopment District. I thank Council President Luis Aponte and … more
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