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Economic Development
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An historic office building on Custom House Street downtown will be renovated into rental apartments, with street-level commercial space, possibly a restaurant, according to an application filed with the city’s Downtown Design Review Committee. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has announced six nominations for the I-195 Redevelopment Commission to advance efforts to revitalize the vacant Interstate 195 parcel. more
(Updated 12:03 p.m.) Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad said that Newport has been awarded an “exclusive” two-month negotiating window to secure the North American stopover in the 2017-2018 edition of the global race. more
The National Park Service has added the city’s century-old Standard Paper Box Corp. mill complex to the National Register of Historic Places, State Historic Preservation Officer Edward F. Sanderson, executive director of the state Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission, said Tuesday. more
The city has begun reviewing a two-tiered proposal for standardized agreements for tax incentives in the Interstate 195 redevelopment district, including a 20-year phase-in of property taxes for five companies that propose projects of at least $50 million. more
The University of Rhode Island's 11th president, David M. Dooley, recently told the graduating class of Rocky Hill School in East Greenwich that a love of research propelled him into college as a student and into a career in education that today has … more
The R.I. Commerce Corporation will hire an executive search firm to help identify and hire about a dozen junior- to senior-staff members who will help the agency administer the economic-development programs created under the current state budget. more
The city has approved a new, standardized tax stabilization ordinance to promote business investment, one that provides administrative approval for projects of at least $250,000. more
If the General Assembly is casting about for a way to open its 2015 session, one guaranteed way to help the state move forward is to re-authorize the historic-preservation tax credit program. more
Mayor James Diossa has launched an Economic Development Task Force to help grow the city’s economy, create jobs and improve the business climate. more
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