Construction has begun on Sankofa Apartments, a $15 million development of new apartment homes in the West End. A celebration was held Monday at the site, which will include 50 low-income rental units as well as a community center.
Last week the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston that it was extending its “Working Cities Challenge” to Rhode Island after its debut in the Bay State. Will Rhode Island be able to attract private investment to the public/private economic development partnership as Massachusetts has done?
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 …
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Three firms, including the developer of the “I Love New York” slogan, a global public relations firm and a Jamestown-based company that will engage the public, have been selected to create a tourism and business attraction campaign for Rhode Island.
The historically significant Standard Paper Box Mill, which produced paper products for the jewelry industry in Rhode Island, will receive state historic preservation tax credits for a conversion to work space apartments.