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Are financial incentives a prerequisite for economic development? In most urban areas of Rhode Island, the answer appears to be a qualified yes. Developers interested in investing have traditionally sought property tax relief, with the full … more
Urban Greens Food Co-op has selected the site of the former Louttit Laundry building at 93 Cranston St. to locate a grocery store emphasizing natural and local foods. more
DiPrete Engineering will provide civil engineering support for design, permitting and construction of a new public safety facility for Sharon, Mass. more
Four historic redevelopment projects that had received property tax incentives from the city of Providence more than a decade ago are now seeking five-year extensions for the tax stabilization agreements, citing unanticipated setbacks caused by the national economic recession. more
Three new incentive programs were launched Friday by officials to improve streetscapes in central business districts, provide tax stabilization incentives, and give tax credits to Rhode Island companies that play a role in persuading a supplier or customer to relocate to the Ocean State and create at least 10 new jobs. more
CRANSTON – To the dismay of open-space advocates, the City Council recently approved a key zoning exemption that opens the door for construction of the state's largest solar array. The zoning measure, put forth by Mayor Allan Fung, passed … more
CharterCARE Health Partners, at a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, announced $17.5 million in facility improvements at Roger Williams Medical Center and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital intended to improve patient care. more
A business administration professor emeritus at Providence College has pledged $500,000 to the new business studies center, expected to open in 2017. more
The vision of the Centre of New England was grand. It was to be the largest commercial development in Rhode Island, with more retail space than Providence Place mall. The development would span three towns, but was an economic coup for … more
PROVIDENCE – The Hope Street Merchants Association and industrial designer Jonathan Harris last week introduced Off-Grid On Hope, an initiative to install up to 30 solar-powered street lamps along Hope Street from the Rochambeau Library to Fifth … more
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