Updated July 29 at 5:44pm
Economic Development
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Rhode Island's new commerce secretary, Stefan Pryor, faces a daunting challenge: how to stimulate economic growth on a major scale without many resources to use for that purpose. So far, anyway, he seems to understand the nature of his job, … more
The R.I. Department of Revenue on Thursday released its economic development report for fiscal year 2012, providing a breakdown of tax incentives awarded by geographic region and company, and whether recipients met job-creation and wage-and-benefits goals. more
Deepwater Wind has selected Gulf Island Fabrication Inc. to construct the steel jacket foundations for the Block Island Wind Farm, with help from a North Kingstown company. more
March 14 With the coming of the new Blackstone Valley National Park, there will be no barriers to economic development in the area. An MBTA commuter rail station could be developed adjacent to McCoy Stadium, a connection to the East Bay … more
Massachusetts and the nation are on track to experience solid growth for the balance of 2014 and through the first quarter of 2015, but “serious challenges remain,” according to the MassBenchmarks editorial board. more
The historic Elizabeth Mill will be razed and some of its architectural elements incorporated into a new building, under a plan that Warwick officials hope will serve as a development catalyst for the City Centre Warwick district. more
(Updated 12:03 p.m.) Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad said that Newport has been awarded an “exclusive” two-month negotiating window to secure the North American stopover in the 2017-2018 edition of the global race. more
Taco Inc., a manufacturer of HVAC equipment, on Thursday announced a strategic collaboration agreement with Italian manufacturer, Askoll. more
On the streets surrounding the newly construction-fenced Kennedy Plaza, familiar faces wait in new locations for buses to neighborhoods across the state. more
(Updated 11:57 a.m.) ProvPort has released an economic impact study detailing economic and job creation benefits the port has generated since 1994, including nearly 1,200 jobs in the city of Providence and 1,700 jobs within the state of Rhode Island. more
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