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Economic Development
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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
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
NEWPORT – Newport Shipyard has won a $744,990 federal grant to make capital improvements that will help create jobs, increase economic activity and improve its building, service and maintenance capabilities, Sen. Jack F. Reed said. Reed, … more
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