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Economic Development
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1 Following in Umberto Crenca's footsteps as artistic director (and now sharing oversight with Managing Director Shauna Duffy), what have you learned about leadership? Umberto merges creative vision with innovative business acumen. He has … more
The Providence Preservation Society will move beyond downtown and into the city’s neighborhoods for its 2015 Providence Symposium, which will include speakers who address community-based economic development. 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
State regulators on Thursday unanimously voted to suspend an application to build a gas-fired power plant in Burrillville, allowing the applicant 60 days to provide details on how it plans to cool the proposed facility. more
Rhode Islanders face seven ballot questions this year, and few of them are simple to endorse or reject. Question 1 Does the state need to replace the diminishing asset that is Newport Grand? Absolutely. And the proposal by Twin … 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
Stakes are especially high in two Rhode Island communities on whether voters in November allow the development of a new casino in Tiverton. For the potential host community, advocates argue the proposed casino, located 400 feet away from … more
A four-year investigation into the state's financial backing of failed 38 Studios LLC ended July 29 with no criminal charges. Or did it? State police and Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said the investigation found "no provable criminal … more
While Boston ultimately won the competition for General Electric Co.'s new global headquarters, Rhode Island made such a good showing that the multinational decided to locate an office of its new GE Digital division in the Ocean State. In … more
Michael DeVos has been appointed as ONE Neighborhood Builders’ new executive director. more
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