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Economic Development
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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
Representatives of the R.I. Commerce Corporation told state lawmakers Thursday that the agency has not dispersed any new loans or awarded financial incentives created in the fiscal 2016 budget, but has laid the groundwork for evaluating applications for state assistance. more
Five years ago, Durval Tavares, president and CEO of Aquabotix Technology Corp., moved his company into an incubator run by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for a seven-month stay. In October, following steady growth at other … more
The $12 million renovation of Butterfield Hall, one of two main dining centers at URI, involved a 10,000-square-foot renovation of the dining room and a 7,500-square-foot addition. The project included the rehabilitation of a student lounge on the … more
The West Elmwood Housing Development Corp. in August broke ground on a 50-unit affordable-housing development in the West End. The $15 million project will include the low-income rental units, as well as construction of a community center. Nine … more
The renovation and expansion of an existing building on the St. George's School campus partially opened in September involved 30,000 square feet of new construction. The facility on completion will include an 11,000-square-foot renovation. In all, … more
1 What's your take on the small-business market in Rhode Island? As in many other states, there is a strong core of people who are interested in starting or growing their small businesses. Small-business owners are passionate about their … more
Be it ever so modest, Rhode Island's recovery is reigniting the debate over which economic-development policies are the best ones to implement. And despite the wonky subject matter, it is one that touches some very emotional issues. At … more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week released a nearly $9 billion budget plan that targets increased state investment in education and workforce preparation, as well as economic-development initiatives. The fiscal 2017 budget … more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Monday named a new economic-development director, filling a key position that’s been vacant since January. more
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