Updated October 6 at 6:06pm
Economic Development
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The Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport has drawn thousands of overnight visitors to the Ocean State. While good news for local hotels in the short term, just how much of an impact the 13-day event will have on occupancy rates for the year is hard … more
The Sheffield Smith House, one of the oldest houses in its section on Smith Hill, made the Providence Preservation Society’s 2015 list of the most endangered properties. more
Hiring a Rhode Island-based consultant to brand the Ocean State could give the effort stronger momentum than hiring an outsider, say some tourism professionals and observers here. But is that more important than hiring the firm with the … more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. has launched a new Business Navigation Center and website for firms looking to do business in the Ocean State. "This center will serve as a one-stop shop for existing business looking to grow and new … more
(Updated 10:02 a.m.) Three firms, including the developer of the “I Love New York” slogan, a global public relations firm and a Jamestown-based company that will engage the public, have been selected to create a tourism and business attraction campaign for Rhode Island. more
Jerry McDonough, senior managing director of Integra Realty Resources, talks about Rhode Island’s commercial real estate market. more
The historically significant Standard Paper Box Mill, which produced paper products for the jewelry industry in Rhode Island, will receive state historic preservation tax credits for a conversion to work space apartments. more
Consumer advocacy site NerdWallet has named the villages of Greene, Foster Center and Carolina as the state’s top “cities on the rise.” more
A new building for applied mathematics at Brown University is under construction, with completion expected in December of 2015. more
PROVIDENCE - A Dallas company that had proposed to develop private student apartments on a 1.25-acre parcel in the I-195 redevelopment district has withdrawn its interest, according to the redevelopment commission. Phoenix Property Company … more
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