Updated December 10 at 6:28pm
Economic Development
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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
The ability to sell alcohol at his distillery has been a game-changer for Mike Reppucci, owner of South Kingstown-based Sons of Liberty Spirits Co. It has boosted brand loyalty and "translated into bottles sold," he said. A bill … more
A New York developer who has proposed to build a trio of residential skyscrapers in downtown Providence said the project will transform the city. 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
Say one thing for Rhode Island using Milton Glaser to design the new state tourism and business development logo – the work will get noticed. more
PROVIDENCE – MassChallenge will receive $100,000 through an Innovation Matching Grant to help Rhode Island create a "powerful innovation brand" and build its reputation as "an ideal state for entrepreneurship." The grant was one of … more
PROVIDENCE – Reaction to Rhode Island's new slogan, "Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer," has been anything but lukewarm. The logo was designed by Milton Glaser, creator of the "I Love New York" slogan. It was unveiled March 28 along with a … more
The state Division of Taxation has approved nearly $8 million in state historic preservation tax credits to seven projects in several cities, including for works that will create new purposes for old industrial buildings. more
A substantial renovation is underway at city-owned property at Waterplace Park, where a new indoor-outdoor wedding venue will be operated as Skyline at Waterplace. more
Providence's behavior suggests that city government sees commercial property taxes as a key to patching its fiscal problems. How else to explain that the city has the third-highest commercial property tax rate in the nation, according to a recent … more
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