Economic Development
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Lincoln D. Chafee has been a Republican, an independent and, for the past few months, a Democrat, along the winding political trail that’s taken him from mayor of Warwick to U.S. senator and, for the last three years, governor. more
It was a palm-in-the-face kind of moment that led Seth Resler, a culinary enthusiast and social enterpriser, to realize Providence was the place to hold what he calls the nation’s first food-tourism conference. more
Rhode Island officials are poised to make two of the largest investments in downtown Providence parking and mass-transit infrastructure in years. more
The city is teaming with Rhode Island School of Design and local business groups to launch a new accelerator program for design-centered entrepreneurs. more
Any questions as to how much Brown University is contributing to the vitality of Providence and Rhode Island should be put to rest by the announcement last week of the $206 million plan to rehabilitate the South Street Power Station and develop a mixed-use building and parking facility adjacent to it. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee has nominated Nami Studios President Maeve Donahue for the R.I. Economic Development Corporation board of directors, the governor announced Thursday. more
The planned Kennedy Plaza transformation, years in the making, is one of Providence Mayor Angel Taveras’ top economic-development priorities. The city plans to spend $1.7 million to help transform the commuter hub into a pedestrian destination with fewer buses and more investment downtown, creating what the mayor has called “a vibrant and dynamic park, pedestrian mall and public space.” more
Marcel A. Valois, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s nominee to lead the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation, was unanimously confirmed by the Rhode Island Senate Tuesday. more
Three real estate developers have responded to a city request for qualifications to find a credible partner to work with on the redevelopment of the 7.4-acre vacant lot at 45 Division St. south of the new Pawtucket River Bridge. more
Even though Rhode Island has gained some economic strength in 2013, the Ocean State “still lags behind other states in New England when looking at major economic indicators such as growth of the gross state product and the unemployment rate,” according to the spring 2013 New England Economic Outlook report from the New England Economic Partnership. more
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