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Economic Development
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An indoor go-kart track opened last week at Collyer Entertainment Complex, and there are plans to add bowling and billiards, a restaurant, sports bar, indoor playground for children and event rooms, in April. more
Garden City Center is moving forward with development and leasing for a fourth phase, a 30,000-square-foot structure that will add room for several shops and restaurants at the open-air, mixed-use center. more
The Rhode Island branch of the U.S. Small Business Administration held its 2017 Small Business Economic Summit Friday at Bryant University in which small business owners, led by local economic, community and government experts, gathered to discuss major issues faced by companies in the Ocean State. more
Two years ago, Rhode Island had an unemployment rate of 6.8 percent, which while still the highest rate in New England was 2.5 percentage points less than it had been at the end of 2013 and the lowest it has been since March 2008. Private … more
Stefan Pryor has reached his second anniversary as Rhode Island's first commerce secretary, a role that puts him at the intersection of job creation, business and housing development. more
The Pawtucket Foundation has unveiled its four 2017 awards celebration honorees, who will be recognized at an event on April 26 at the Pawtucket Armory Arts Center. more
Invenergy Thermal Development LLC has offered Woonsocket a minimum of $18.4 million over 20 years for access to its water supply, which it would use to make electricity at its controversial gas-powered power plant proposed for Burrillville. more
Saul Kaplan founded the Business Innovation Factory in 2005 to build a place where partners from across the public and private sector could focus on solving social-system challenges. BIF focuses each year on a portfolio of projects in the … more
It has been said that the only sustainable competitive advantage is innovation, and in today's technology-driven business world, that assertion has never been more true. Hence the theme of PBN's 2016 Interview Issue, "Scaling Innovation: … more
What are the biggest hurdles to starting a business in Rhode Island? The lack of a strong technology-business ecosystem. In other parts of the U.S. there is a strong ecosystem of high-growth technology businesses and employees. You can't … more
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