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Economic Development
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The R.I. House of Representatives approved a nearly $9 billion state budget late Wednesday, which includes several tax breaks and dramatically increases the size of state … more
The Providence Preservation Society has opened the nomination period for its annual Most Endangered Properties list. more
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
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza unveiled a $716.8 million operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year Wednesday, a spending package that includes reductions in the commercial and residential tax rates, and an increased exemption for auto excise taxes, but which will most likely result in increased taxes for many property owners due to rising assessments. more
Despite lagging growth, a new law awaiting gubernatorial approval would extend the state’s renewable energy target to 38.5 percent by 2035. more
“Minority and small businesses in the urban core have generally found it difficult to access commercial loans,” said Lisa Ranglin, Rhode Island Black Business Association president. more
Development is finally starting to take a foothold in Providence and throughout the state after years of inactivity while just to our north, Boston has experienced one of the largest building booms in the city’s history. more
The commercial real estate landscape continues to strengthen in Rhode Island, characterized by decreasing vacancy rates and increasing rents across several markets, according to CB Richard Ellis-New England executives, who presented its 2016 Outlook for New England Tuesday. more
The Providence Mayor’s Office on Friday confirmed a report that the Port of Providence would host at least a portion of Deepwater Wind LLC’s offshore wind turbine assembly work for its 30-megawatt Block Island project. more
The R.I. House of Representatives will consider a nearly $9 billion budget later today, one that in its current form could dramatically increase the scale of state economic development incentives used for specific projects. more
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