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Economic Development
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Richard R. Spies became chairman of the Providence Plan in 2006, and continues to oversee the growth of the nonprofit and implementation of demonstration projects that have helped fulfill its mission. more
The region's leaders should be working together to keep the PawSox in Pawtucket. McCoy Stadium is a place where a family of six can attend a game and each family member could have a hot dog and a soda for less than $60. The … more
(Updated July 8 to correct information regarding the governor's budget proposal) Nothing in the new state budget appears to be able to help rescue the so-called "Superman Building," the iconic skyscraper in Providence that lost its last tenant in 2013. Where are its advocates? In previous years, when the owner of the … more
The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce held its annual dinner Tuesday night at Twin River and attendees got more than they have come to expect when a political campaign event broke out. more
(Updated 1:53 p.m.) A pedestrian bridge crossing the Providence River is critically important for development of cleared land on either side of the river, according to Joseph F. Azrack, chairman of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission. more
Development of a new pedestrian bridge crossing the Providence River and connecting the I-195 Redevelopment District sites on both banks, appears to be back on again. more
First, let's make clear that the Pawtucket Red Sox are leaving Rhode Island if the team doesn't move to the former Interstate 195 land along the Providence River in the Capital City. So with Pawtucket's loss already a sunk and unknowable cost, let's … more
The elements of a mixed-use and life-sciences project that could cover five acres of the former Interstate 195 land were revealed Monday in a public overview by the development team. more
A city developer has entered into exclusive negotiations with the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission to purchase a piece of former highway land in the city’s Fox Point neighborhood. more
Without the opportunity to lure funding presented by Providence-based Betaspring, a nationally recognized business accelerator, Jon Bittner and his partners never would have brought their startup, Splitwise Inc., to the Ocean State. Nor would they … more
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