Updated February 26 at 8:50pm
Economic Development
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The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission approved its first land sale Monday, signing off on a purchase-and-sales agreement with a Dallas-based developer who has plans to build a $50 million student apartment building in the Knowledge District. more
Toray Plastics (America) Inc., the North Kingstown-based manufacturer of polypropylene films, has pledged $2 million toward a $125 million capital project to overhaul the University of Rhode Island’s College of Engineering facilities. more
Twenty-six cities and towns will receive nearly $5.3 million in grants from the 2014 Rhode Island Community Development Block Grant program. more
Developing plans to encourage economic development will be priorities for state officials and their counterparts in Providence this year. more
Warwick’s Elizabeth Mill, a 19th-century structure that a development company had initially said could be transformed into apartments, retail and office space instead will be torn down and replaced with a modern building. City officials hope the new mixed-use building will spur other development around T.F. Green Airport. more
Mayor Scott Avedisian and Michael Integlia, president of Michael Integlia & Company, an engineering and construction management firm, will hold a press conference on Monday to announce conceptual plans for a prospective development in the City Centre Warwick district. more
The Great Chowder Cook-off in Newport brings in a stellar group of chefs to compete with Rhode Island’s best. Chowder luminaries arrived this year from restaurants in California, Maine, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Washington State – not to mention from across the ocean. more
After Providence rewrote downtown land-use rules two-and-a-half years ago to ease development, the citywide rezoning effort that culminated this month was supposed to be about the neighborhoods outside the central business district. more
James S. Bennett, the city’s economic-development director, will leave his position in early January to return to private industry, the office of Mayor-Elect Jorge O. Elorza announced Wednesday. more
Rhode Island ranked eighth in the nation in terms of jobs lost to China from 2001 to 2013, according to a study released by the Economic Policy Institute on Thursday. more
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