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Economic Development
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1What are your top initiatives as Providence's new economic-development director? Spurring economic development in Providence through an emphasis on job creation and business retention. … Providence has many phenomenal resources such as … more
The International Tennis Hall of Fame has surpassed its $15 million goal for its Match Point Capital Campaign, according to its Capital Campaign Committee. more
The Rhody Awards for historic preservation will be given to 11 recipients on Sept. 27 at the Dunes Club. more
Hiring a Rhode Island-based consultant to brand the Ocean State could give the effort stronger momentum than hiring an outsider, say some tourism professionals and observers here. But is that more important than hiring the firm with the … more
The 5.3-acre Victory Place site on Eddy Street has been purchased by Rhode Island Hospital, a transaction sought by the hospital for more than a year. more
“Minority and small businesses in the urban core have generally found it difficult to access commercial loans,” said Lisa Ranglin, Rhode Island Black Business Association president. more
A vacant, West End mill complex will be converted to a culinary and startup incubator program, using a combination of historic preservation tax credits, and now, city property tax incentives. more
Last week a Canadian company requested a 12-year tax-stabilization plan for a cement-distribution facility it wants to build on land controlled by the Port of Providence. It is unclear at the moment just how large the facility will be, but … more
PROVIDENCE – The state will partner with the Navy to grow businesses working on undersea and naval technologies, The Associated Press reported. The Navy said in August the Naval Undersea Warfare Center will assign an employee for two … more
Does Providence need a minor league baseball stadium on the riverfront downtown? An at least equally debatable question not getting nearly as much attention: Does it need a public park there even more? Since the Pawtucket Red Sox owners … more
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