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Economic Development
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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
When small businesses with little collateral need loans, they often find it difficult to meet the lending standards of traditional banks. A new program administered by the Rhode Island Black Business Association hopes to open more financial … more
1 How many jobs does the so-called clean-energy economy support? The clean-energy economy supports nearly 10,000 jobs throughout the state. Last year, this sector added over 600 jobs, with nearly 90 percent of the growth occurring in firms … more
The fourth annual CB Insights Tech IPO pipeline report features 531 “of the most promising and highly valued private and private equity-backed technology companies” in the country. more
National Grid has gained design approval for a new electrical substation along the Providence River, which will accommodate the electrical needs for future development downtown. more
Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed, D-Newport, has held the post since 2009. She discusses the state's current economic health, what voters can expect from the Senate in 2016 and why she supports a proposed Tiverton casino. … more
Rhode Island’s second-largest city is among the suitors for a potential new campus for Citizens Bank. more
Last week the Raimondo administration granted Greystone of Lincoln Inc. a 10-year, $460,000 tax credit for expanding its workforce by about 10 percent. The grant is the first one under the Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax Credit program, which … more
In the last year PBN staffers have written more than once a week about the nearly 40 acres left behind when Interstate 195's course through downtown Providence was moved. Significant stories demand significant coverage, and the opportunity … more
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