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Economic Development
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A key Providence City Council committee approved a standardized plan for tax incentives for the former Interstate 195 lands on Thursday, amending the proposal to include property in the Capital Center development district under the same terms. more
A tax incentive program designed to encourage economic development in the city’s low- to moderate-income neighborhoods will apply to 19 of 25 neighborhoods. more
Rhode Island may not have cracked the top 10 of the best states to live in, according to a new report on quality of life by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, but it did perform better than average in numerous categories including housing and best place to earn a living. more
Work has begun on a $6.9 million upgrade to the entrance plaza and traffic pattern for Providence Station, where several thousand commuters each day access Amtrak or Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority trains. more
The public is invited to review and comment on the state’s draft economic development plan, a product of the RhodeMap RI initiative. more
Nearly $1 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Family Self Sufficiency Program for 11 cities and towns was announced Friday during a visit from the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro. more
Economic conditions remain mixed in New England, with manufacturers citing weaker results, but those in the tourism industry reporting gains, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book released Wednesday. more
A proposed conversion of the historic Pontiac Mills into residential and commercial space will receive $5 million in state historical preservation tax credits, the state announced Tuesday. more
The University of Massachusetts has created six new startup companies within the past year, the most ever, and the companies range from music software technology to gene therapy. 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
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