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Economic Development
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Laurie White, president of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, was recently awarded Junior Achievement of Rhode Island's highest honor, the Morris J.W. Gaebe Profile in Excellence Award. The award is named after the chancellor emeritus of … more
Business owners maintain a bullish outlook on Rhode Island's economy, but there are signs the optimism has been tempered by turbulence at the national level and slow-paced economic progress at home, according to results from the 2016 winter installment of the biannual Providence Business News survey. more
An Attleboro company that specializes in demographic analysis for retail locations will relocate to downtown Providence, bringing with it 28 jobs. The move will qualify for $500,000 in state Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax Credits, as approved Monday by the R.I. Commerce Corp. board. 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
Gaming activities provide the third-largest single source of revenue for Rhode Island. The arrival of gaming in Massachusetts puts this cash flow in jeopardy. The owners of Twin River and Newport Grand are not sitting idly by, waiting for … more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's leading economic indicator was flat in December, as only three of the nine components that comprise it had a positive contribution: jobless claims, exports and interest-rate spread. The indicator, which is … more
When a proposal to build the first new hotel in Providence in nearly a decade ran into opposition last summer, a few hundred unionized contractors and laborers filled the City Council's ornate chambers. They squeezed together on the elegant wooden … more
Sixteen Rhode Island cities and towns have applied for state financing for energy efficiency or renewable energy upgrades, through the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank, the agency announced on Thursday. more
Last year was another record year for automobile imports at the Port of Davisville, with a 27 percent increase compared with 2014, according to Quonset Development Corp., which operates Quonset Business Park. more
U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said 25 Rhode Island cities and towns will share nearly $12.9 million in federal funding to develop, improve and finance public housing in their communities. more
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