Updated June 30 at 3:30pm
Development
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The R.I. House of Representatives will consider a nearly $9 billion budget later today, one that in its current form could dramatically increase the scale of state economic development incentives used for specific projects. more
Two rehabilitation projects, one in downtown Providence, and another in downtown Pawtucket, have received historic preservation tax credits, according to the R.I. Division of Taxation. more
(Updated 11:17 a.m.) A ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for Amos House’s new $6 million building will take place on Friday at 9 a.m. followed by a tour of the facilities at 460 Pine St. more
With the help of a $670,000 grant from the van Beuren Charitable Foundation, the IRYS School of Technology & Trades announced June 8 it will build a new 20,000-square-foot facility and consolidate both of its Bristol programs to the updated Newport campus. more
A fundraising drive for the new Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame will begin June 14 at Conley’s Wharf Building at 200 Allens Ave. at 3 p.m. more
Arnold B. "Buff" Chace Jr. sees places not for what they are, but what they can be after creative collaboration, strategic investment and thoughtful development. As head of property development company Cornish Associates, Chace combines his … more
The state of Rhode Island, small in population and size, carries an outsized political reputation. Specifically, it has struggled to move past a history of political corruption and poor choices in economic development. But Rhode Islanders … more
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
The movement of an interstate highway to create a new development corridor through Providence, the conversion of long-vacant office and industrial buildings to modern apartments and new investment in retail centers are a few of the trends that have … more
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