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After Providence rewrote downtown land-use rules two-and-a-half years ago to ease development, the citywide rezoning effort that culminated this month was supposed to be about the neighborhoods outside the central business district. more
Forty-six years is a long time to complete a real estate development. But the transformation of the former Brown and Sharpe mill complex in Providence into the mixed-use Foundry wasn’t a run-of-the-mill construction project. Antonio Guerra purchased the property in 1968, when it had become run-down, commercially obsolete and the city around it was being emptied by the suburbs. Last month, Foundry Associates marked the start of work on the final phase of the complex’s redevelopment, construction of 196 new units to be added to the Promenade Apartments, with a celebration that also remembered Guerra, who died roughly a month earlier. more
The work of Pawtucket-based Arden Engineering Constructors LLC can be found in businesses, hospitals and universities across Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. One of the company’s recent projects, a 12 megawatt cogeneration system at Toray Plastics (America) Inc. in North Kingstown, was recognized by state officials for its energy efficiency. The firm also installed the heating, plumbing and fire-protection systems for Providence Place mall. Above, Jeff Potter, Arden vice president, with pipe welder Steve Daiute, welding a seam on a section of high-pressure steam pipe. more
Rhode Island’s top transportation official has dealt a potentially fatal blow to the campaign to raise the height of a planned Providence River pedestrian bridge and extend a riverwalk through the former Interstate 195 land. more
A zoning change paving the way for construction of a 17-story hotel and apartment tower on Federal Hill may be wiped off the map even faster than it was granted. more
Mayor Angel Taveras Monday signed into law the first full revision of the city’s zoning code in two decades, a series of changes to land use rules intended to streamline and improve local development. more
IYRS School of Technology & Trades has acquired a half-acre parcel of the Casey Marina properties at Spring Wharf for $1.9 million. more
Even if you’ve never heard of A4 Architecture Inc. of Newport, you may be familiar with some of founder Ross Sinclair Cann’s work. more
Gilbane Building Co. has been awarded the construction manager at-risk contract for the new Veterans Home in Bristol. more
A city developer has entered into exclusive negotiations with the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission to purchase a piece of former highway land in the city’s Fox Point neighborhood. more
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