Updated July 29 at 1:29pm
Economic Development
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The Slater Technology Fund is a nonprofit investor in innovative startups. It provides seed and early-stage capital for new tech companies, allowing them to purchase equipment, fit out labs or help cover payroll. It is a player in the … more
Celebrating its 50th anniversary this month, the quasi-governmental R.I. Health and Educational Building Corp. released a report this week detailing $2.3 billion in financing the organization has provided for health and educational construction projects over the last decade. more
A substantial renovation is underway at city-owned property at Waterplace Park, where a new indoor-outdoor wedding venue will be operated as Skyline at Waterplace. more
Through the first two months of its direct public offering, Urban Greens Food Co-op, a community-owned grocery store planned for the West End of Providence, has raised more than half of the equity it needs to ensure the store opens. more
Providence's behavior suggests that city government sees commercial property taxes as a key to patching its fiscal problems. How else to explain that the city has the third-highest commercial property tax rate in the nation, according to a recent … more
With a value of $698.1 million, Providence Place mall occupies a unique position in the capital city. It is at once its largest, most valuable commercial property. It also holds its most generous taxpayer subsidy, a 30-year deal that shields it from … 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
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. is planning a $200 million phased expansion of its manufacturing plant here, to facilitate production of its drug, Soliris, and other products. more
Ocean State Job Lot will receive $7.8 million in state assistance to expand its distribution and logistics center at Quonset Business Park, if it moves ahead with the planned $49.1 million facility and creates more than 100 new jobs. more
Grace Episcopal Church will undertake an expansion into a new parish hall within the next several weeks. more
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