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Economic Development
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Rhode Island will receive nearly $8.6 million in federal aid this week to help revitalize local neighborhoods and support affordable housing and economic development programs throughout the state, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Tuesday. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration of Rhode Island is hosting a “meet the lenders” event this month to help small-business owners connect with lenders to discuss financial needs. more
1What is Buy Local RI and how is the Rhode Island Foundation involved? Buy Local RI is a campaign to encourage Rhode Islanders to shop at local businesses. We strive to build a strong economy and vibrant community by promoting locally owned … more
People head into coffee shops to surf the Web, why not to stitch a pillow? That was the thinking behind a new business in North Providence, Whipstitch Sewing Café, which combines hot coffee with sewing machine rentals. You can sip as you … 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
Six Rhode Island companies have received state matching grants to leverage federal funds intended to promote innovation in technology. more
Providence is one of the locations that General Electric Co. is looking at for a potential new headquarters. more
LaunchCode, which has been awarded a $350,000 Real Jobs RI implementation grant to help place nontraditional candidates into information technology jobs, plans to open a local office to help implement the initiative. more
The Breakers Welcome Center project will move forward after a Newport Superior Court judge on Monday dismissed all appeals of a Zoning Board decision that approved its construction. more
Betaspring and Founders League will relocate to a newly renovated building downtown, the start of what developer Cornish Associates hopes will become a redevelopment of Grant’s Block. more
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