Updated March 5 at 6:05pm
Economic Development
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With the onset of spring, New England businesses are relying on improved consumer confidence and higher sales to drive economic recovery after a difficult first quarter affected by severe winter weather, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s Beige Book released Wednesday. more
Business accolades, economic development, scenic restaurants and Rhode Island’s capital city took center stage in 2014, making the list of PBN.com’s most-read stories. more
On the streets surrounding the newly construction-fenced Kennedy Plaza, familiar faces wait in new locations for buses to neighborhoods across the state. more
(Updated, 12:06 p.m.) Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee formally approved a new apprenticeship program for computer numerical control operators at the annual meeting of the Governor's Workforce Board at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick hotel Thursday morning. more
(Updated 11:57 a.m.) ProvPort has released an economic impact study detailing economic and job creation benefits the port has generated since 1994, including nearly 1,200 jobs in the city of Providence and 1,700 jobs within the state of Rhode Island. more
The first development proposed for the former I-195 land just got a little bigger. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has announced six nominations for the I-195 Redevelopment Commission to advance efforts to revitalize the vacant Interstate 195 parcel. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo called on more than 80 invited business people Tuesday night at the “Jobs Summit” to marshal the “palpable” energy and optimism in the room and do the “work” of isolating action steps toward future policy decisions. more
The $220 million South Street Landing project moved forward Wednesday, with one city board authorizing zoning waivers for its eight-story parking garage, while another agency agreed to close-out an outstanding loan on the property. more
The Rhode Island commercial real estate market has strengthened in the past year and is expected to continue that trend into 2015, with vacancy rates in office space declining in both the downtown Providence and suburban markets. more
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