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Economic Development
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The $220 million South Street Landing project moved forward Wednesday, with one city board authorizing zoning waivers for its eight-story parking garage, while another agency agreed to close-out an outstanding loan on the property. more
A development company that specializes in historical renovations has purchased the sprawling Pontiac Mills property and plans a $35 million conversion to apartments and commercial space. more
If Rhode Island and the region have not emerged completely from their near decade-long economic funk, they certainly have pulled themselves out of the intensive care ward, at least according to the latest installment of the Providence Business News biannual Business Survey. more
Mayor Angel Taveras unveiled a $678.4 million city budget proposal for fiscal 2015 Tuesday that would maintain the current residential and commercial tax rates. more
For more than a decade beginning in 2001, manufacturing jobs left the state and country in droves. But as Rhode Island’s economy slowly creeps back and the cost of doing business overseas increases, some of those jobs may be returning. more
The U.S. economy barely grew in the first quarter as harsh winter weather chilled investment and exports dropped. The expansion stalled even as consumer spending on services rose by the most in 14 years. more
The Sheffield Smith House, one of the oldest houses in its section on Smith Hill, made the Providence Preservation Society’s 2015 list of the most endangered properties. more
The Block Island Wind Farm demonstration project for Deepwater Wind LLC has received two long-awaited federal permits through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. more
Even a $13 million federal grant hasn’t convinced candidates for governor or mayor of Providence to embrace a proposed city streetcar system. more
Consumer advocacy site NerdWallet has named the villages of Greene, Foster Center and Carolina as the state’s top “cities on the rise.” more
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