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Economic Development
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The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission agreed Monday to spend up to $2 million to help the state finance construction of a pedestrian bridge over the Providence River to connect its development parcels. more
(Updated, 6:15 p.m.) Ventas Inc., a real estate investment trust with more than 1,300 properties, has announced its intention to purchase substantially all of the assets of Wexford Science & Technology LLC. more
(Updated 11:19 a.m.) A key committee of the Providence City Council voted Tuesday to recommend a tax stabilization agreement for real estate and tangible property taxes to help facilitate development of a cement distribution center at the Port of Providence. more
The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission has approved the design plan for a mixed-use development that will occupy a one-third acre parcel in the Fox Point neighborhood. more
To most over the age of 20, the idea of a "three-hour tour" brings back television images of Gilligan in a bucket hat, stranded on a deserted island. But Cindy Salvato's three-hour Savoring Rhode Island tour is decidedly different, and more … more
(Updated 9:36 a.m. with corrected information) Providence legislators on Wednesday denounced a proposed natural gas liquefaction facility project in the capital city, calling on federal regulators to reject enabling permits and for city lawmakers to withhold subsidies. more
Problem: The capital city has a skills problem. In 2000 the unemployment rate for residents in the labor force totaled 9.3 percent, compared with 13.7 percent in 2014. The Providence Working Cities team has also identified a skills gap between … more
The Breakers Welcome Center project will move forward after a Newport Superior Court judge on Monday dismissed all appeals of a Zoning Board decision that approved its construction. more
A coalition of several Newport-based entities and the Economic Development Foundation of Rhode Island will seek $2.1 million in Rebuild Rhode Island tax credits to create an innovation center. more
Be it ever so modest, Rhode Island's recovery is reigniting the debate over which economic-development policies are the best ones to implement. And despite the wonky subject matter, it is one that touches some very emotional issues. At … more
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