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Economic Development
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PROVIDENCE – The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission on Aug. 15 agreed to spend up to $2 million to help the state finance construction of a pedestrian bridge over the Providence River to connect its development parcels. The bridge … more
Rhode Islanders will be debating the quality and effectiveness of the state's new tourism and economic-development initiative, "Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer," for quite a while. What should not take long to evaluate, however, is the … more
Rhode Island must learn to "punch above its weight," or so say many who talk about economic development efforts in the Ocean State. If there is one piece of the state's economy that is doing that already, it's the health care sector. Based … more
It has been well more than a decade since Providence learned it was going to be repatriating roughly 40 acres of its downtown core thanks to the relocation of Interstate 195. And finally, there is activity on the land. While no … more
Hope Valley Industries in North Kingstown, which makes automotive accessories such as floor mats and mudflaps, could use a few more CNC programmers. To that end, says Julie Zito, the firm's director of human resources, the company plans to … more
BOSTON – The publisher of Forbes magazine has picked Boston, one of the country's "youngest" cities, as the new home for an annual series of events geared toward millennials striving to one day make its ranking of the world's richest people, … more
PROVIDENCE – The Securities and Exchange Commission last week filed charges against the R.I. Economic Development Corp. and its bond underwriter Wells Fargo Securities, alleging fraud that stems from a 2010 municipal bond offering to finance the … more
WARWICK – The president of D'Ambra Construction believes the City Council's unanimous vote on May 5 to approve a tax-stabilization agreement could be just what's needed to bring a Hyatt Hotel to Warwick City Centre, the Warwick Beacon reported. … more
PROVIDENCE – A Havas PR agency representative said the company is in the midst of negotiating with R.I. Commerce Corp. about work next fiscal year on the statewide tourism campaign. Linda Descano, executive vice president Havas PR, on May … more
PROVIDENCE – R.I. Commerce Corp. agreed to award $1.9 million in state incentives to the A.T. Cross Co. The move will keep one of Rhode Island's oldest companies in the Ocean State and subsidize its planned relocation and expansion to the city. … more
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