The old mantra “location, location, location” suggests that where one opens a business is crucial to success. It does not, however, define a good location. That definition is up for interpretation by the developers who roll the dice – and their capital – on a location for their business.
By Victor Paul Alvarez
Slow, modest growth characterized the past year in the Rhode Island lodging and restaurant industries, and more of the same is forecast for 2014, according to experts speaking at the Rhode Island Hospitality Association’s 10th annual Economic Outlook Breakfast held Thursday.
It is about time that the “All In Our Backyard” bandwagon stopped in front of our favorite restaurant. The campaign that is making great strides in attempting to lift Rhode Islanders out of our self-imposed doldrums came to the forefront about the same time as the doldrums this summer.
A garden-style pavilion proposed as a welcome center on the grounds of The Breakers, one of the nation’s most famous landmarks of the Gilded Age, was rejected by Newport’s Historic District Commission because it was not compatible with style and materials of the mansion, according to a city planner who did an analysis of the proposal.
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