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Economic Development
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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
The Port of Davisville will receive a $625,000 federal grant to expand capacity for imports and exports including automobiles, cargo and offshore wind components. more
Despite lagging growth, a new law awaiting gubernatorial approval would extend the state’s renewable energy target to 38.5 percent by 2035. more
To most over the age of 20, the idea of a "three-hour tour" brings back television images of Gilligan in a bucket hat, stranded on a deserted island. But Cindy Salvato's three-hour Savoring Rhode Island tour is decidedly different, and more … more
Since launching a request for community investment on May 1 to help raise $600,000, Urban Greens Food Co-op has raised $206,000 from 45 individual investors since the beginning of June. more
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