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Economic Development
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The South Eastern Economic Development Corp. recently made loans totaling $759,000 to two Rhode Island small businesses, which are slated to create 11 new jobs. more
The Pawtucket Foundation has announced this year’s annual awards celebration honorees, and they will be recognized on April 5 at the Pawtucket Armory Arts Center. more
The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority received an additional $4.3 million in federal funding for exterior repair and improvements to the Newport Gateway Center, one of the authority’s main transit hubs. more
A new state law designed to encourage housing construction also creates tax incentives for builders who want to restore blighted or vacant structures. more
James J. Skeffington said that he hopes that he will know by early April if the former Interstate 195 land on the west side of the Providence River will be suitable for a baseball stadium. more
Rhode Island will receive nearly $8.6 million in federal aid this week to help revitalize local neighborhoods and support affordable housing and economic development programs throughout the state, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Tuesday. more
Providence is one of the locations that General Electric Co. is looking at for a potential new headquarters. more
Leaders of the General Assembly, who have embraced a less expensive version of the RhodeWorks bridge and overpass reconstruction plan, appealed to business leaders Wednesday to support it as an economic investment. more
Michael Polsky, CEO of Invenergy LLC, a Chicago-based power generation and energy storage developer, owner and operator, will join Gov. Gina M. Raimondo at the Statehouse on Tuesday to announce his company’s plans for an energy-production facility in Burrillville. more
For the first time since before the Great Recession, Rhode Island developers are discussing the possibility of new industrial construction, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report based on reports from late November to early January. more
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