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Economic Development
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People head into coffee shops to surf the Web, why not to stitch a pillow? That was the thinking behind a new business in North Providence, Whipstitch Sewing Café, which combines hot coffee with sewing machine rentals. You can sip as you … more
The behavior of two population groups, the baby boomers and the millennials, will have outsized influence on real estate markets in the next several years, according to a report by The Counselors of Real Estate, an association of real estate advisers. more
As construction continues on the former power station that will make up one part of the South Street Landing project, the city of Providence is reviewing two tax stabilization … more
1What are your top initiatives as Providence's new economic-development director? Spurring economic development in Providence through an emphasis on job creation and business retention. … Providence has many phenomenal resources such as … more
For those who have been advocating for the T.F. Green Airport runway extension, the end is in sight. Various pieces of the $250 million project are underway, and by December 2017, the main runway will be long enough to accommodate airplanes that … more
Anniversaries come and go, but this month there is one that should be noted with some Rhody pride. Hope & Main is the Warren nonprofit, food-business incubator that opened last October, and it has been busy. In the last 12 months, more than … more
PROVIDENCE – Rep. Joy Hearn, D-Barrington, has introduced a resolution that would grant $750,000 to the Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership. The nonprofit organization, a business unit of the University of Rhode Island Research … more
As Gov. Gina M. Raimondo prepares to unveil her first state budget March 12 she's using some time-tested leadership tactics to up the stakes, sway public opinion and — arguably more important — … 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
PROVIDENCE – State leaders last week launched new incentive programs aimed at spurring economic growth across Rhode Island. "We have moved quickly to create programs to attract and grow business here and jump-start our economy," said Gov. … more
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