Updated April 28 at 1:28am
Economic Development
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The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission approved its first land sale Monday, signing off on a purchase-and-sales agreement with a Dallas-based developer who has plans to build a $50 million student apartment building in the Knowledge District. more
(Updated 12:45 and 1:16 p.m.) To compete with Massachusetts gaming, the owners of Twin River Casino said Tuesday they are proposing to build a casino with table games on 45 acres in Tiverton and transfer Newport Grand’s gaming license to it. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee will host Ireland Prime Minister Enda Kenny on Sept. 24, as part of an initiative to explore business and tourism opportunities between Rhode Island and Ireland. more
Lisa Konicki is going full-speed ahead 17 years into her role as executive director of the Greater Westerly-Pawcatuck Area Chamber of Commerce. more
A second site among the former I-195 development parcels will be sold and developed as a seven-story structure containing a mix of rental housing, office space and retail, under a preliminary plan announced Tuesday. more
The Sheffield Smith House, one of the oldest houses in its section on Smith Hill, made the Providence Preservation Society’s 2015 list of the most endangered properties. more
(Updated, 3:07 p.m.) The Rhode Island Foundation reported net assets of $734.4 million at the end of 2013, increasing by $101.6 million, or 16 percent, the $632.8 million reported the previous year, according to the organization’s 2013 annual report. Since 1993, the organization has seen its total assets increase more than 300 percent, from $197 million. more
The Irons & Russell building in the Jewelry District downtown will receive $750,000 in state historic preservation tax credits, the state announced Thursday. more
WaterFire Providence will be able to request that the Army Corps of Engineers close the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier during WaterFire events in exchange for reimbursement of the costs, after the passage of a $12 billion U.S. water infrastructure bill on May 22. more
The Block Island Wind Farm demonstration project for Deepwater Wind LLC has received two long-awaited federal permits through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. more
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