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Economic Development
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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
Elmhurst Extended Care has been acquired by Brick, N.J.-based Tryko Partners LLC, and will be renamed Elmhurst Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center as part of a more than $5 million renovation of the property. more
The South Eastern Economic Development Corp. has elected Richard Shafer its new board of directors chair for 2017. more
The last few months have been noteworthy for news of companies moving operations to Rhode Island. GE Digital, Virgin Pulse and Johnson & Johnson have committed to bringing nearly 500 jobs to the Ocean State, success of the kind that has not … more
PROVIDENCE – R.I. Commerce Corp. authorized the payment of real estate or job-creation tax credits to three companies Dec. 19 totaling more than $10.4 million. Virgin Pulse Inc., an employee-wellness program based in Framingham, Mass., … more
1 You recently won re-election to a 10th term as mayor, with 65 percent of the vote. Many incumbents were tossed statewide. What was the difference in Warwick? I believe that people in the city know the policies and issues that I want to … more
Halfway across the world, in the Indian Ocean, far from the southeast coast of Africa, lies a remarkable inspiration for Rhode Island's economic development. The tiny island nation of Mauritius is an economic success story. Says a report from the … more
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