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Economic Development
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Despite competition from a potential casino in Taunton, Mass., the operation of a Tiverton casino would mean increased jobs, tax revenue and new economic activity for the state of Rhode Island, according to an Economic Impact Study released Tuesday by Twin River Management Group. more
The R.I. Department of Transportation has abandoned pursuit of a $12 million project to create a new travel plaza and welcome center at exit 1 on Interstate 95. more
Rhode Islanders will be debating the quality and effectiveness of the state's new tourism and economic-development initiative, "Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer," for quite a while. What should not take long to evaluate, however, is the … more
PROVIDENCE – R.I. Commerce Corp. agreed to award $1.9 million in state incentives to the A.T. Cross Co. The move will keep one of Rhode Island's oldest companies in the Ocean State and subsidize its planned relocation and expansion to the city. … more
The R.I. Commerce Corp. agreed to award $1.9 million in state incentives to the A.T. Cross Co. on Monday to keep one of Rhode Island’s oldest companies in the Ocean State and subsidize its planned relocation and expansion to Providence. more
A new building covering a full city block could help fill in downtown Providence, bringing with it the potential for an urban grocery market, under a plan pursued by Providence-based Cornish Associates and Burlington, Mass.-based Nordblom Co. more
(Updated 11:28 a.m.) Gov. Gina M. Raimondo was high-spirited, as was the crowd of some 100 leaders from Rhode Island’s business, health care and academic sectors this morning, when she announced that Johnson & Johnson, one of the world’s most well-known and largest health care companies, will site a health technology center here. more
(Updated 2:46 p.m.) Deepwater Wind LLC on Friday finished testing the nation’s first offshore wind farm and expects to bring it online in a matter of days. more
Roger Williams University and the nonprofit Arts in Common are pursuing a plan to renovate the long-vacant Walley School at the center of Bristol, for conversion to an arts and cultural hub. more
The Brown Corporation announced on Monday it has authorized the commencement of the selection process for an architect to design a new campus performing arts center. more
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