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Economic Development
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YWCA Rhode Island has acquired the Nickerson Community Center in the Olneyville section of the city. more
As Rhode Island enters a new era of economic growth, it is important for the business community to have the confidence that's needed to invest in our state. Businesses are attracted to places where the rules are clear and fair. This begins with … more
A key component of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's blueprint for state economic development efforts is the need to identify the state's "advanced industries and innovators for growth." Rhode Island's reputation among the nation's "foodies" is sterling, … more
Since becoming the University of Rhode Island's president in July 2009, David M. Dooley has been unfailingly bullish on URI's potential to become one of the nation's elite research institutions. A look at his record indicates that despite strong … more
In the wake of James J. Skeffington's death and signals from elected officials that action on the proposed Providence baseball stadium is not likely in this legislative session, the Pawtucket Red Sox have backed away from the push to have the state … more
For the first time since before the Great Recession, Rhode Island developers are discussing the possibility of new industrial construction, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report based on reports from late November to early January. more
(Updated 11:19 a.m.) A key committee of the Providence City Council voted Tuesday to recommend a tax stabilization agreement for real estate and tangible property taxes to help facilitate development of a cement distribution center at the Port of Providence. more
Construction has begun on a $53 million youth and community sports complex, the New England Sports Village, which aims to become a one-stop-shop for parents of children in organized athletics. more
Redevelopment of the historic Pontiac Mills into residential and commercial space has begun, with selective demolition and removal of debris in the buildings that will become its first phase. more
For nearly 100 years, the Rhode Island Foundation has connected people to causes they care about in our community. We build bridges with and between philanthropists, community organizations and government and business partners. We bring Rhode … more
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