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Economic Development
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Leaders of the General Assembly, who have embraced a less expensive version of the RhodeWorks bridge and overpass reconstruction plan, appealed to business leaders Wednesday to support it as an economic investment. more
The twin shocks of the massacre in Tunisia and the financial meltdown in Greece have sent tourism shares sharply lower. The industry has grown increasingly resilient in recent years, however, and it probably will recover relatively quickly. That … more
Rhode Island will partner with the Brookings Institution, one of the nation’s most prominent public policy organizations, to identify economic development initiatives and industries that have the most potential to strengthen the economy. more
While the collapse of 38 Studios LLC was a singular and precipitous event, the effort to recoup some of the state-guaranteed bond money lost in the deal keeps moving along in drips and drabs. Case in point, the second settlement stemming from the … more
Providence College will break ground Oct. 2 on its new Arthur & Patricia Ryan Center for Business Studies, enabling the housing of the discipline for the first time under one roof. more
Construction has begun on a new, three-level building at the existing Village at South County Commons, next to the Hampton Inn. The new building will cover 22,000 square feet. The first tenant, Narragansett Bay Pediatrics, has already signed a lease … more
Brown University in November 2014 broke ground on a new building for the Division of Applied Mathematics. The $10 million project is a three-story, 13,000-square-foot building that will provide office space for faculty, some classrooms and … more
Johnson & Wales University in the spring began construction of a $40 million academic building on what used to be Interstate 195 land. The 71,000-square-foot building will include classrooms, offices, assembly spaces and labs for programs, including … more
Michael Polsky, CEO of Invenergy LLC, a Chicago-based power generation and energy storage developer, owner and operator, will join Gov. Gina M. Raimondo at the Statehouse on Tuesday to announce his company’s plans for an energy-production facility in Burrillville. more
There are more than 300 state occupational-skills training programs in Rhode Island aimed at putting the unemployed back to work. Despite their number, however, those programs have not been enough to turn around the unemployment problem … more
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