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For years, economic-development specialists have been saying that Providence needs to get more construction underway, particularly construction of hotels, as room vacancy rates go down and cost of rooms go up. After some dithering, the … more
Joseph R. Paolino Jr.'s career in elective office got off to an early start with a seat on Providence City Council at age 23, and it wrapped up before he hit 40, after two terms as the city's mayor. But leaving politics did not mean he stepped out … more
WOONSOCKET – Plans for a new commuter railroad that will connect the city to Worcester in the north and Providence in the south are moving forward, with longtime tenants at One Depot Square relocating to make room for Boston Surface Railway Co. … more
Since the huge crime drop that began in the 1990s, cities have become a more attractive place for young and high-income people to live. more
The initial phase of the residential conversion of the former St. Mary’s School and rectory to condominiums has been completed, and the first units are now available for sale. more
Businesses know that investment is the prelude to future profitability. Without it, the enterprise withers and dies sooner or later. Much of the resistance to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's truck-tolling plan to invest in our roads and bridges is … more
1 What is the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank and how has its mission changed? It is a quasi-public agency that delivers low-cost loans for high-quality projects to upgrade the state's infrastructure. The investments create jobs while … more
A development team with national prominence has agreed to purchase two parcels of the I-195 Redevelopment District, as well as adjacent sites, and develop what is anticipated to be a 1.1-million square-foot mixed-use and bioscience center. more
The overall vacancy rate for office space in downtown Providence increased last year, in large part due to consolidation of corporations and some defections to suburban office parks. In addition, the conversion of office buildings to … more
Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza earlier this month said 2016 would yield the busiest construction season seen in decades and people could again expect to see "cranes in the sky and workers on the job." There may be more hope than certainty … more
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