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Economic Development
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James S. Bennett, the city’s economic-development director, will leave his position in early January to return to private industry, the office of Mayor-Elect Jorge O. Elorza announced Wednesday. more
Rhode Island ranked eighth in the nation in terms of jobs lost to China from 2001 to 2013, according to a study released by the Economic Policy Institute on Thursday. more
David Moscarelli, Rhode Island’s 2015 Teacher of the Year, is known as a “technology guru” by his peers. 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
U.S. Treasury officials are satisfied the Slater Technology Fund did not spend federal funds recklessly and may be eligible to receive the bulk of a $9 million grant awarded three-and-a-half years ago. 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
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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