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Economic Development
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The R.I. Board of Education endorsed legislation Monday night that would authorize leasing terms for redevelopment of the South Street Power Station into an academic and nursing-school complex, paving the way for what Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee called a “meds and eds” project that is “a natural for us.” more
Rhode Island woke up on New Year’s Day 2015 with a groaning hangover from years of wallowing in bad economic news. Standing by the bedside was an energetic, dark-haired woman holding a spoon and big, old-fashioned medicine bottle. How bad would it taste? more
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled Tuesday that opponents of the 2011 law allowing casinos in the state may put a question on the November ballot to decide whether the law should be repealed, Boston.com reported. more
Rhode Island ranked 20th in export growth among the 50 states during the first seven months of 2014, posting a 5.1 percent increase in foreign sales, according to figures from e-forecasting.com. more
Paolino Properties has purchased a 123,000-square-foot building that houses Hasbro Inc.’s research and development, and administrative and data offices. more
The Providence Journal building is under agreement for sale to local development company Cornish Associates, which hopes to close on the property by the end of March, according to Arnold B. “Buff” Chace Jr., managing general partner for Cornish. more
IYRS School of Technology & Trades has acquired a half-acre parcel of the Casey Marina properties at Spring Wharf for $1.9 million. more
The Wide World of Indoor Sports at Quonset Business Park is planning to build a second facility this year, according to information from the Quonset Development Corporation. more
Kennedy Plaza will reopen on Jan. 17 after being closed since the summer for renovations, the R.I. Public Transit Authority said Tuesday. more
Mayor James Diossa has launched an Economic Development Task Force to help grow the city’s economy, create jobs and improve the business climate. more
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