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Economic Development
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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
High Rock Development, owner of the what is known as the Superman Building in Providence, and developer Cornish Associates, called a press conference on May 5 to announce … what exactly? Two years ago High Rock put forth a plan to … more
The twin shocks of the massacre in Tunisia and the financial meltdown in Greece have sent tourism shares sharply lower. The industry has grown increasingly resilient in recent years, however, and it probably will recover relatively quickly. That … more
Nearly 100 people pack the outdoor patio of The Hot Club, a popular Providence waterfront bar, on a Wednesday evening. It's a common summer scene at happy hour across the city, except for the one thing that links The Hot Club patrons this … more
Providence College will break ground Oct. 2 on its new Arthur & Patricia Ryan Center for Business Studies, enabling the housing of the discipline for the first time under one roof. more
Construction has begun on a new, three-level building at the existing Village at South County Commons, next to the Hampton Inn. The new building will cover 22,000 square feet. The first tenant, Narragansett Bay Pediatrics, has already signed a lease … more
Brown University in November 2014 broke ground on a new building for the Division of Applied Mathematics. The $10 million project is a three-story, 13,000-square-foot building that will provide office space for faculty, some classrooms and … more
Johnson & Wales University in the spring began construction of a $40 million academic building on what used to be Interstate 195 land. The 71,000-square-foot building will include classrooms, offices, assembly spaces and labs for programs, including … more
There are more than 300 state occupational-skills training programs in Rhode Island aimed at putting the unemployed back to work. Despite their number, however, those programs have not been enough to turn around the unemployment problem … more
About 12 years ago, Bryant University officials began working on developing educational exchanges with China, which was showing signs of explosive economic growth. The school already had made the decision it wanted to have an international … more
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