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Economic Development
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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 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
The R.I. Commerce Corp. agreed to award $1.9 million in state incentives to the A.T. Cross Co. on Monday to keep one of Rhode Island’s oldest companies in the Ocean State and subsidize its planned relocation and expansion to Providence. more
The Providence Preservation Society this week released its annual list of the most endangered properties in the city and they include previous list mentions such as the Cranston Street Armory, Wedding Cake house and “Superman” building, as well as newcomers, such as four schools, the former Tops Electric Co. and Congregation of the Sons of Jacob. more
An Attleboro company that specializes in demographic analysis for retail locations will relocate to downtown Providence, bringing with it 28 jobs. The move will qualify for $500,000 in state Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax Credits, as approved Monday by the R.I. Commerce Corp. board. more
Three new incentive programs were launched Friday by officials to improve streetscapes in central business districts, provide tax stabilization incentives, and give tax credits to Rhode Island companies that play a role in persuading a supplier or customer to relocate to the Ocean State and create at least 10 new jobs. more
Wendy Nicholas, the longtime former executive director of the Providence Preservation Society, will serve as interim leader of ONE Neighborhood Builders, the nonprofit community development organization announced Thursday. more
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted against awarding a commercial resort casino license in Brockton in Southeastern Massachusetts, also known as Region C. more
Three historic commercial structures in Providence and North Providence that will be converted to apartments will qualify for as much as $5.2 million in state historic preservation tax credits, the state announced Monday. more
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