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Economic Development
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Osbert Duoa moved to Rhode Island with his mother when he was 5 years old. By the time he turned 14 he was skipping school to get into fights. "I felt like the world was in my hands and I could do whatever I wanted," Duoa told Providence … more
A company that has proposed a $50 million student apartment building on the first parcel under contract in the former Interstate 195 lands has received a one-month extension to secure an agreement for tax incentives with the city. 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
With a quick pace and little dissent, the Rhode Island House of Representatives approved a budget for the next fiscal year that includes almost everything proposed by first-year Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
A $50 million project for Pawtucket’s riverfront is being touted by the mayor as a “transformational proposal” with potential to drive future economic growth. 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
Two new state government appointees will focus on economic development efforts at the Rhode Island Commerce Corp. Stefan Pryor, the new commerce secretary, has appointed Darin Early as chief operating officer and Daniel Jennings as senior economic development adviser. 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
More than 3,700 people contributed more than 38,000 gifts to help the Trinity Repertory Company reach its $18 million comprehensive capital campaign, theater leaders said Friday. more
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