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Economic Development
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GE Digital, a tech division of the General Electric Co., is temporarily moving into downtown Providence offices until the beginning of 2017. more
Three historic commercial structures in Providence and North Providence that will be converted to apartments will qualify for as much as $5.2 million in state historic preservation tax credits, the state announced Monday. more
Twin River Management Group is holding a campaign kick-off rally Tuesday to garner support for Question 1 on the November ballot that would allow for construction of a casino and hotel in Tiverton. more
For the last seven years, the number of permits issued in Rhode Island for construction of new multifamily and single-family housing units has remained below 1,000 per year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Yet, with a need for 34,600 … more
What's not to like? General Electric Co. is opening a new technology center in Providence and has started the hiring process for the 100 jobs it expects to put here. The decision to build a satellite office in Rhode Island after the … more
On Morningside Drive in North Kingstown, developer Hugh Fisher raised his voice to be heard over the clanging sounds of active home construction. He described the diversity of families who have moved into the new development, or are waiting to move. … more
How significant the decision by a technology division of General Electric Co. to come to Rhode Island ends up being for the local economy will of course depend largely on the number of new jobs created. GE executives have committed to … more
The R.I. House of Representatives approved a nearly $9 billion state budget late Wednesday, which includes several tax breaks and dramatically increases the size of state … more
A $20 million state bond issue that would expand the terminal capacity of ProvPort Inc., by adding more land and water acreage at the Port of Providence, is expected to be presented to voters in November. more
Contrary to the wishes of many Burrillville residents and some state lawmakers, a bill that would have given town voters the authority to decide on tax agreements between Town Council and a power plant died in the Senate on Wednesday. more
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