Updated September 24 at 6:27pm
Economic Development
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In signs of a strengthening economy, businesses are increasingly reinvesting in both employees and big-ticket items despite rising health care costs and other concerns, according to Providence Business News' Summer 2016 Business Survey. … more
PAWTUCKET – James E. Doyle, a former mayor and fixture in city government for 40 years, died on Aug. 26. News of his death came during opening events of the Pawtucket Arts Festival, a signature event he started nearly two decades ago. … more
The city hopes to repurpose a historic former office building that supported the now-razed Lafayette Worsted Mill complex. The city is requesting proposals from developers for the sale and renovation of the building, which includes 12,000 square feet of land and room for up to 17 parking spaces. more
A ribbon cutting will be held for the new $68 million Richard E. Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences at the University of Rhode Island on Tuesday morning. more
Ocean State Job Lot recently purchased a 22-acre site for $1.28 million on Commerce Park Road in the Quonset Business Park to expand its distribution center. more
Bryant University will host a grand opening ceremony for its newly finished Academic Innovation Center on Sept. 23. more
The Burrillville Town Council at a special meeting Thursday voted to oppose a proposed natural gas power plant in the town. more
Development has started on 36 affordable rental apartments and two commercial spaces in the Olneyville neighborhood this month, according to ONE Neighborhood Builders, a nonprofit community development corporation. more
(Updated, 6:15 p.m.) Ventas Inc., a real estate investment trust with more than 1,300 properties, has announced its intention to purchase substantially all of the assets of Wexford Science & Technology LLC. more
ProvPort Inc., the nonprofit corporation that operates the Port of Providence, is seeking a state bond issue that would enable it to expand and accept cargo from ships that require ports with refrigeration capacity. more
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