Updated January 26 at 10:26am
Economic Development
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Nearly $1 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Family Self Sufficiency Program for 11 cities and towns was announced Friday during a visit from the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth offers 10 doctoral programs and has up to three new doctoral degrees in the pipeline, as it positions itself to become the only nationally recognized doctoral research university in the state south of Boston. more
Rhode Island ranked 20th in export growth among the 50 states during the first seven months of 2014, posting a 5.1 percent increase in foreign sales, according to figures from e-forecasting.com. more
The federal Environmental Protection Agency has given out “Superfund Excellence in Site Re-use” awards for projects that installed solar energy farms at former landfills in Massachusetts. more
With its decision last week to contribute $3 million in Renewable Energy Fund cash to a new investment vehicle that the Slater Technology Fund is setting up, the R.I. Commerce Corporation is dipping its toes back into the water of direct investing in Rhode Island companies. And we all know where the last big venture along those lines ended up. more
Corvias Campus Living has landed a $517 million contract with the University of Georgia to maintain and expand the school system’s student housing. more
The Rhode Island commercial real estate market has strengthened in the past year and is expected to continue that trend into 2015, with vacancy rates in office space declining in both the downtown Providence and suburban markets. more
Paolino Properties has purchased a 123,000-square-foot building that houses Hasbro Inc.’s research and development, and administrative and data offices. more
Bristol-based Roger Williams University is planning to renovate and lease One Empire Plaza, more than doubling its presence downtown for adult learners when it opens in May of 2016. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo called on more than 80 invited business people Tuesday night at the “Jobs Summit” to marshal the “palpable” energy and optimism in the room and do the “work” of isolating action steps toward future policy decisions. more
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