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Economic Development
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Wexford Science & Technology LLC announced Thursday it has become an independent company, owned and operated by its existing management team, that will focus on managing and operating university-focused research and innovation districts. more
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
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
The former Industrial Trust bank building at 111 Westminster St. is empty, losing value and subject to deterioration the longer it remains vacant. The owner of the iconic Providence skyscraper, known locally as the Superman Building, wants … more
What are the biggest hurdles to starting a business in Rhode Island? The lack of a strong technology-business ecosystem. In other parts of the U.S. there is a strong ecosystem of high-growth technology businesses and employees. You can't … more
1 You recently won re-election to a 10th term as mayor, with 65 percent of the vote. Many incumbents were tossed statewide. What was the difference in Warwick? I believe that people in the city know the policies and issues that I want to … more
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