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Economic Development
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On the occasion of Providence Business News' 30th anniversary, six of Rhode Island's business leaders discussed its economy, where it has been and where it is likely to go from today. The following is an edited transcript of that conversation. … more
The state of Rhode Island, small in population and size, carries an outsized political reputation. Specifically, it has struggled to move past a history of political corruption and poor choices in economic development. But Rhode Islanders … more
(Updated 2:12 p.m.) A request for proposals is being sought for a study of McCoy Stadium and the surrounding area by the Pawtucket Red Sox and city and state officials. more
ProvPort Inc., the nonprofit corporation that operates the Port of Providence, is seeking a state bond issue that would enable it to expand and accept cargo from ships that require ports with refrigeration capacity. more
A newly formed nonprofit corporation, Building Bridges Providence, will host a celebration on Saturday at the site of the city’s next downtown park. more
1 What is the purpose of having Rhode Islanders help shape the state's tourism campaign? What we're seeing in destination marketing and place-making is an evolution toward a local spirit, a local voice, a grassroots kind of storytelling. … more
Rhode Island Housing has approved refinancing or tax credit packages for three projects that will rehabilitate housing developments in several communities. more
The R.I. Commerce Corp. voted to approve more than $7 million in state relocation and redevelopment credits Monday to several corporations that plan to invest in or bring jobs to Rhode Island. more
The Highlander Institute spent two years researching an idea for an education-innovation cluster that would develop links between Rhode Island educators, nonprofits, education-technology companies and university researchers. "It was … more
WARWICK – The president of D'Ambra Construction believes the City Council's unanimous vote on May 5 to approve a tax-stabilization agreement could be just what's needed to bring a Hyatt Hotel to Warwick City Centre, the Warwick Beacon reported. … more
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