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Economic Development
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“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
1 Over the past several months, work has been taking place at Kennedy Plaza. Can you describe some improvements? In Kennedy Plaza several internal lanes of traffic have been removed, creating a true plaza in the center of the city with … more
Less than an hour away from Providence, an economic boom is taking place. I'm talking about Boston, where there seems to be a crane on every corner and a new company moving to town every week, bringing thousands of jobs with them. Boston is bursting … more
Construction has begun on a new, three-level building at the existing Village at South County Commons, next to the Hampton Inn. The new building will cover 22,000 square feet. The first tenant, Narragansett Bay Pediatrics, has already signed a lease … more
Brown University in November 2014 broke ground on a new building for the Division of Applied Mathematics. The $10 million project is a three-story, 13,000-square-foot building that will provide office space for faculty, some classrooms and … more
Johnson & Wales University in the spring began construction of a $40 million academic building on what used to be Interstate 195 land. The 71,000-square-foot building will include classrooms, offices, assembly spaces and labs for programs, including … more
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