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Economic Development
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The Providence Biltmore has affiliated with Hilton Worldwide by joining its Curio Collection, a global group of hotels known for their uniqueness and authenticity. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo has rightly identified job creation as a top priority as she prepares to take the reins from Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee. And in reaching out to the business community through last week’s Jobs Summit, she has also struck the right tone with a constituency that too often has failed to connect with Mr. Chafee. But Raimondo’s efforts to help grow jobs, like those of Mr. Chafee and state legislative leaders, will come down to the details and her ability to find consensus. more
Could the innovation that has helped drive human prosperity for centuries finally be petering out? Some worry that the easy discoveries in science and technology have been made, and it will only get harder from here. Is this believable? more
Federal Hill has occupied a special place in Providence's self-image for a long time. But in many people's eyes, that place is being challenged. This week's cover story examines the changing face of the neighborhood, specifically Atwells … more
Providence City Council President Luis A. Aponte on Thursday announced a 28-member “Steering Committee,” comprised of city officials and local business leaders, who will assist an economic consulting firm in conducting research for the city. more
Tom Friedman, author of “The World is Flat,” told us in 2005 about a fast-moving economic platform, accelerated by information technology advances, which created an environment in which it’s easy to source talent and do business globally. more
A vacant, West End mill complex will be converted to a culinary and startup incubator program, using a combination of historic preservation tax credits, and now, city property tax incentives. more
The Rhody Awards for historic preservation will be given to 11 recipients on Sept. 27 at the Dunes Club. more
PLAINVILLE, Mass. – Twin River Casino in Lincoln will continue to get "considerable business from Massachusetts," but it will be less and at a lower margin due to the recent opening of Plainridge Park Casino, according to Fitch Ratings. … more
House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello says public support will be needed for a new Pawtucket Red Sox stadium proposal for Providence to move forward, though it remains unclear how much time and opportunity voters would get to weigh in. The … more
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