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Economic Activity
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Money Magazine last month named Webster Bank best bank in New England for 2016-17. more
In the wake of last week’s announcement that the General Electric Co. would open a new technology center in Providence, city, state and congressional officials on Monday gathered at the Statehouse to welcome company executives to the state. more
The state has a new tourism logo and marketing campaign: “Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer.” Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the R.I. Commerce Corp. on Monday unveiled the new campaign and slogan. more
West Elm, a subsidiary of Williams-Sonoma Inc., will open its first retail store in Rhode Island in Wayland Square. The building, now under renovation, is at 179 Wayland Ave. more
(Updated, 8:37 p.m.) It’s not the first time developers of the so-called Superman Building at 111 Westminster St. have sought city and state support to rehabilitate the iconic 26-floor Art Deco Providence office tower. more
A developer who has proposed a trio of modern skyscrapers for vacant land in the I-195 Redevelopment District said Thursday he is ready to move forward on one of the towers immediately, and reiterated his intention to build in phases. more
(Updated 2:12 p.m.) A request for proposals is being sought for a study of McCoy Stadium and the surrounding area by the Pawtucket Red Sox and city and state officials. more
Charging for trash collection, selling the public golf course, increasing the meal and beverage tax, asking more of non-tax-paying entities and renegotiating pension and health care agreements with city employees are just a few of several ideas being floated to help Providence fix its fiscal problems. more
The R.I. Commerce Corp. voted to approve more than $7 million in state relocation and redevelopment credits Monday to several corporations that plan to invest in or bring jobs to Rhode Island. more
Undocumented immigrants pay $31.2 million in state and local taxes in Rhode Island, according to a study released Friday by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank that works on state and federal tax policy issues. more
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