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Economic Development
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The state of Rhode Island, small in population and size, carries an outsized political reputation. Specifically, it has struggled to move past a history of political corruption and poor choices in economic development. But Rhode Islanders … more
The largely vacant New Harbour Mall will be redeveloped in a $50 million project that will convert the enclosed retail center to an open-concept plaza. more
Since launching a request for community investment on May 1 to help raise $600,000, Urban Greens Food Co-op has raised $206,000 from 45 individual investors since the beginning of June. more
A proposed expansion at the Port of Providence will be restricted to land-based sites and will not include any filling of Narragansett Bay, according to a spokesman for the nonprofit entity that manages the waterfront. more
Betsy Wall, the former head of the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism, has been hired as chief marketing officer for the R.I. Commerce Corporation, the agency announced Wednesday. more
Abigail P. Johnson, president and CEO of FMR LLC, the parent company of Fidelity Investments, and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will be featured speakers at the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Economic Outlook Luncheon on June 2 at the R.I. Convention Center. more
Thirteen communities are eligible to participate in the Working Cities Challenge through the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and receive between $300,000 and $500,000 over a three-year period to implement initiatives to improve the lives of low-income residents. more
(Updated, 9:22 p.m.) A key advisory committee of the R.I. Commerce Corp. is expected to review requests for state tax credit incentives for more than $90 million worth of projects, including the renovation of three historic buildings on Westminster Street. The Lapham Building, as well as smaller buildings at 270 and 276 Westminster, would be renovated for commercial and residential uses under a redevelopment proposal submitted by Conrnish Associates LP. more
Grace Episcopal Church will undertake an expansion into a new parish hall within the next several weeks. more
A ribbon cutting will be held for the new $68 million Richard E. Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences at the University of Rhode Island on Tuesday morning. more
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