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Economic Development
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On Pekin Street in Providence's Smith Hill neighborhood, a three-story apartment house has been vacant for as long as the neighbor who's lived next to it for four years can remember. The untended backyard has become an illegal dump. In recent weeks, … more
The Providence Mayor’s Office on Friday confirmed a report that the Port of Providence would host at least a portion of Deepwater Wind LLC’s offshore wind turbine assembly work for its 30-megawatt Block Island project. more
Twin River Casino in Lincoln will continue to get “considerable business from Massachusetts,” but it will be less and at a lower margin due to the recent opening of Plainridge Park Casino, according to Fitch Ratings. more
A new report aimed at revitalizing Pawtucket’s downtown recommends broad strategizing and concrete steps like rebuilding the downtown parking garage. more
The executive director of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission announced Friday she will leave her position and return to the private sector. more
R.I. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner said that the recent restructuring of a $175 million general obligation bond will fund economic-development and school-construction initiatives included in the budget. more
The City Council has established a uniform tax incentive policy for the lands being marketed for development along the former Interstate 195 corridor, as well as undeveloped land in the Capital Center district. more
A popular craft-beer pub in Westerly will expand into a location in the Kinsley Building in downtown Providence, the first commercial tenant confirmed for the former office building. more
A new state law designed to encourage housing construction also creates tax incentives for builders who want to restore blighted or vacant structures. more
Something remarkable happened in the recently concluded legislative session. For the first time in a long time, the governor's budget initiatives weren't dead on arrival. And a flood of new resources is being pumped into economic-development … more
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