Updated October 23 at 6:27am
Economic Development
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An independent analysis of promising economic clusters for Providence to nurture has identified five stars: life sciences, food processing and packaging, social enterprise, design coupled with advanced manufacturing, and education technology. more
Twin River's proposed casino in Tiverton to replace Newport Grand is critical to Rhode Island's ability to compete with gaming in the Bay State, according to the casino owner and gaming-industry observers. "In competitive markets, … more
The Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting on Nov. 23 at the Rhode Island Convention Center, and James R. Berens, president of Wexford Science + Technology, will be the keynote speaker. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor launched three new incentive programs on Wednesday in an effort to grow the state’s economy. more
Competitive advantage can take many forms. Innovation, for instance, is one of the strongest defenses against competitors and the hallmark of the successful, modern business. But the physical world can provide an advantage that is just as … more
It's unlikely the recent elimination of the sales and use tax on energy for commercial users will by itself lure business owners to Rhode Island, but Gov. Gina M. Raimondo says it could be a step toward improving the state's reputation for being … more
The U.S. Small Business Administration of Rhode Island is hosting a “meet the lenders” event this month to help small-business owners connect with lenders to discuss financial needs. more
Simon Majumdar bounces onto stage at Trinity Repertory Co. with vigor, passing waist-high, orange-yellow letters that spell "BIF." With an English accent he begins to tell his story to a rapt audience. "I became suicidal – absolutely the … more
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $2.2 million for affordable-housing initiatives for families with low incomes and emergency shelters and services for the homeless in two Rhode Island communities. … more
The state relies too heavily on its government in matters of economic development and would benefit from a higher level of CEO collaboration and engagement on such issues, according to a recent Brookings Institution report. "Rhode Island … more
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