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Economic Development
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Rhode Islanders face seven ballot questions this year, and few of them are simple to endorse or reject. Question 1 Does the state need to replace the diminishing asset that is Newport Grand? Absolutely. And the proposal by Twin … more
The Newport Opera House Theater will receive state historic preservation tax credits for a conversion to a nonprofit theater and performing arts center. more
Brick-and-mortar retail has more staying power than recent high-profile closures of department stores might indicate. Online shopping continued to gain strength in 2016, according to retail analysts, but consumers are still flocking to … more
Chick-fil-A will open its first restaurant in southeastern Massachusetts on the Rhode Island border, in a newly constructed restaurant at 1100 Fall River Ave. more
A four-year investigation into the state's financial backing of failed 38 Studios LLC ended July 29 with no criminal charges. Or did it? State police and Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said the investigation found "no provable criminal … more
While Boston ultimately won the competition for General Electric Co.'s new global headquarters, Rhode Island made such a good showing that the multinational decided to locate an office of its new GE Digital division in the Ocean State. In … more
Michael DeVos has been appointed as ONE Neighborhood Builders’ new executive director. more
HOPKINTON – The R.I. Department of Transportation has abandoned pursuit of a $12 million project to create a new travel plaza and welcome center at Exit 1 on Interstate 95. Site problems, including the presence of wetlands and three … more
The Washington Trust Co. recently provided $15.6 million to finance a five-story office building in Shelton, Conn. more
Michael J. Knipper is an executive vice president of property strategy at Citizens Bank. Knipper is heading the company’s development project of a new, 420,000-square-foot corporate campus on 123 acres of land in Johnston. more
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