Updated July 29 at 5:29pm
Economic Development
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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
Apollo Safety Inc., a provider of gas detection products and services for universities, hotels, hospitals and other organizations throughout New England, is expanding its technical service and administrative team. more
Two rehabilitation projects, one in downtown Providence, and another in downtown Pawtucket, have received historic preservation tax credits, according to the R.I. Division of Taxation. more
Chris Drumgoole, chief technology officer of GE Digital, a tech division of General Electric, discussed why Providence was chosen for a GE Digital location with Providence Business News and the kind of work that will be taking place in Rhode Island’s capital city. He also explained why GE is expanding into the tech arena. more
Those interested in seeing the inside of the closed “Superman” building at 111 Westminster St. will have to wait their turn. Two hours after letting the public know about the complimentary tours, scheduled for five dates between this weekend and Sept. 24, the events are now completely booked. more
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. this morning hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for an expansion that is expected to double the size of its plant over the next five years. more
Hoping to generate support and excitement for a local food and drink-related venue on the Providence waterfront, Eat Drink RI will preview its Central Market concept on Aug. 6. more
Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the general obligation bond rating for East Providence by two levels, to A2, recognizing the city’s continued trend of fiscal stability, increased reserves and stable tax base. more
While opposition to natural gas-expansion projects in Rhode Island to date has been limited, the disputes bear watching. If challenges were to delay or derail these projects, the volatility of supplies and pricing for electricity and heat could get … more
PROVIDENCE — The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission has a new executive director. Peter McNally, a real estate investment manager, has been selected as the commission's new administrative leader, succeeding Jan Brodie, who … more
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