Updated March 2 at 11:02am
Economic Development
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Richard P. Baccari will step down as president and CEO of Churchill & Banks Companies LLC, turning over the operations to his son, Richard Baccari II. 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
A job fair will be held on March 19 to hire more than 900 employees for the new Tanger Outlets shopping center at Foxwoods Resort Casino. more
A company that has proposed a $50 million student apartment building on the first parcel under contract in the former Interstate 195 lands has received a one-month extension to secure an agreement for tax incentives with the city. more
A company that has proposed to develop a 1.25-acre site on the former Interstate 195 land for student apartments has asked for more time to complete its review of the property and obtain a tax incentive agreement through the city. more
Bryant University and the Beijing Institute of Technology, Zhuhai have initiated a partnership to educate one another’s students at their respective campuses in Smithfield and Zhuhai, China. more
The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce held its annual dinner Tuesday night at Twin River and attendees got more than they have come to expect when a political campaign event broke out. more
We must accept that improving Rhode Island’s economy is never going to be easy. Our cost of government will always be higher because of our small footprint and trial-size population. more
Rhode Island woke up on New Year’s Day 2015 with a groaning hangover from years of wallowing in bad economic news. Standing by the bedside was an energetic, dark-haired woman holding a spoon and big, old-fashioned medicine bottle. How bad would it taste? more
As if on cue, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week showed that she understands the need for swift action, first replacing the entire I-195 Redevelopment Commission, and then revamping the state board of education. more
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