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It is no secret that Rhode Island has a perception problem. As in, the Ocean State is perceived as a poor place to do business, to plant roots or even to find a job. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has done more than any others in recent memory to … more
As today's workplace becomes more complex, it only makes sense that individuals would want to augment their educational attainment – and credentials – in order to increase their value in the market. In response to that demand, more of … more
Last week the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission revealed that the developer of a $60 million student-housing project in the district had walked away from the deal. It is not clear why the Dallas developer pulled out, but the recently … more
Despite being the second-most densely populated state in the nation, fewer than 3 percent of Rhode Islanders use public transportation at least once a week. New Jersey, the most densely populated state, sees 10.8 percent of its citizens do so. … more
Last week Nabsys Inc. shut its doors, costing approximately 40 people their jobs and investors about $50 million. That's the nature of the beast in the high-risk biotech field. But by some of the reaction to the company's failure, it is … more
PBN's biannual business survey is an opportunity to take the pulse of the region's business leaders, and this summer's edition reveals an ever-strengthening of sentiment. One of the reasons for that improvement is the fact that respondents … more
Does the state need a locally based consultant to develop a brand and marketing campaign to promote tourism? At least one local company among the more than 50 applicants for the job thinks so. West Warwick's Atom Media Group has made a … more
Anthony Botelho will become the next president of the 100-year-old Rhode Island Bankers Association next week. The president and CEO of Smithfield-based Freedom National Bank sees little that needs changing in the lobbying group's agenda, with one … 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
With both more revenue and less expense than projected, Rhode Island ended fiscal 2015 with a larger surplus than expected, $166.4 million for the general fund to be exact. But at the same time that Gov. Gina M. Raimondo was trumpeting the … more
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