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Economic Development
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Rhode Island Housing has authorized $24 million in funding for affordable housing improvements in the West End of Providence, including 57 new homes at the Phoenix Renaissance Apartments and a renovation of the Aaron Briggs Apartments. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo said that she will nominate Stefan Pryor to the newly created post of Secretary of Commerce. more
The Providence Biltmore has affiliated with Hilton Worldwide by joining its Curio Collection, a global group of hotels known for their uniqueness and authenticity. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo has rightly identified job creation as a top priority as she prepares to take the reins from Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee. And in reaching out to the business community through last week’s Jobs Summit, she has also struck the right tone with a constituency that too often has failed to connect with Mr. Chafee. But Raimondo’s efforts to help grow jobs, like those of Mr. Chafee and state legislative leaders, will come down to the details and her ability to find consensus. more
Could the innovation that has helped drive human prosperity for centuries finally be petering out? Some worry that the easy discoveries in science and technology have been made, and it will only get harder from here. Is this believable? more
(Updated, 3:53 p.m.) The State Planning Council unanimously approved RhodeMap RI, a comprehensive economic-development plan for the state, on Thursday morning. more
Gilbane Building Co. has been awarded the construction manager at-risk contract for the new Veterans Home in Bristol. more
The final phase of the $40 million Providence Road Improvement Project was marked Tuesday morning by Mayor Angel Taveras with an event on Warren Street. more
Economic conditions remain mixed in New England, with manufacturers citing weaker results, but those in the tourism industry reporting gains, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book released Wednesday. more
IYRS School of Technology & Trades has acquired a half-acre parcel of the Casey Marina properties at Spring Wharf for $1.9 million. more
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