Updated April 25 at 4:56pm
Economic Development
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For more than a decade beginning in 2001, manufacturing jobs left the state and country in droves. But as Rhode Island’s economy slowly creeps back and the cost of doing business overseas increases, some of those jobs may be returning. more
When Beth Cunha tells her students how some of the United States’ best colleges and universities are right here in Rhode Island, she often hears the response: “It doesn’t matter, Miss. I wouldn’t get in anyway. I don’t have the money and ‘they’ would never give someone like me a scholarship.” more
Tom Friedman, author of “The World is Flat,” told us in 2005 about a fast-moving economic platform, accelerated by information technology advances, which created an environment in which it’s easy to source talent and do business globally. more
The Wide World of Indoor Sports at Quonset Business Park is planning to build a second facility this year, according to information from the Quonset Development Corporation. more
A second site among the former I-195 development parcels will be sold and developed as a seven-story structure containing a mix of rental housing, office space and retail, under a preliminary plan announced Tuesday. more
Workplace trends that favor urban office settings continued across New England cities in 2014, as companies sought premium space that offers convenience and efficiency for employees, according to CB Richard Ellis-New England executives. more
If the General Assembly is casting about for a way to open its 2015 session, one guaranteed way to help the state move forward is to re-authorize the historic-preservation tax credit program. more
The Rhode Island commercial real estate market has strengthened in the past year and is expected to continue that trend into 2015, with vacancy rates in office space declining in both the downtown Providence and suburban markets. more
Mayor James Diossa has launched an Economic Development Task Force to help grow the city’s economy, create jobs and improve the business climate. more
Paolino Properties has purchased a 123,000-square-foot building that houses Hasbro Inc.’s research and development, and administrative and data offices. more
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