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Economic Development
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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
Alex Hurd has been appointed as a destination expert at Discover Newport. In his new role, Hurd will assist sales in corporate/association markets that include Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., as well as areas within western New England. … more
Renovation of a historic, five-story building in the Financial District of downtown will receive $482,000 in state historic preservation tax credits, according to the R.I. Division of Taxation. more
Christina H. Paxson became Brown University's 19th president in July 2012. She led development of the 10-year university strategic plan, "Building on Distinction," completed in late 2013. Paxson continues to focus her own research on the … more
LaunchCode, which has been awarded a $350,000 Real Jobs RI implementation grant to help place nontraditional candidates into information technology jobs, plans to open a local office to help implement the initiative. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's leading economic indicator was flat in December, as only three of the nine components that comprise it had a positive contribution: jobless claims, exports and interest-rate spread. The indicator, which is … more
The R.I. Commerce Corporation will hire an executive search firm to help identify and hire about a dozen junior- to senior-staff members who will help the agency administer the economic-development programs created under the current state budget. more
The city has approved a new, standardized tax stabilization ordinance to promote business investment, one that provides administrative approval for projects of at least $250,000. more
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