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Economic Development
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Brown University in November 2014 broke ground on a new building for the Division of Applied Mathematics. The $10 million project is a three-story, 13,000-square-foot building that will provide office space for faculty, some classrooms and … more
Johnson & Wales University in the spring began construction of a $40 million academic building on what used to be Interstate 195 land. The 71,000-square-foot building will include classrooms, offices, assembly spaces and labs for programs, including … more
There are more than 300 state occupational-skills training programs in Rhode Island aimed at putting the unemployed back to work. Despite their number, however, those programs have not been enough to turn around the unemployment problem … more
Providence College will break ground Oct. 2 on its new Arthur & Patricia Ryan Center for Business Studies, enabling the housing of the discipline for the first time under one roof. more
While opposition to natural gas-expansion projects in Rhode Island to date has been limited, the disputes bear watching. If challenges were to delay or derail these projects, the volatility of supplies and pricing for electricity and heat could get … more
PROVIDENCE — The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission has a new executive director. Peter McNally, a real estate investment manager, has been selected as the commission's new administrative leader, succeeding Jan Brodie, who … more
Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the general obligation bond rating for East Providence by two levels, to A2, recognizing the city’s continued trend of fiscal stability, increased reserves and stable tax base. more
Nearly 100 people pack the outdoor patio of The Hot Club, a popular Providence waterfront bar, on a Wednesday evening. It's a common summer scene at happy hour across the city, except for the one thing that links The Hot Club patrons this … more
While the collapse of 38 Studios LLC was a singular and precipitous event, the effort to recoup some of the state-guaranteed bond money lost in the deal keeps moving along in drips and drabs. Case in point, the second settlement stemming from the … more
Rhode Island will partner with the Brookings Institution, one of the nation’s most prominent public policy organizations, to identify economic development initiatives and industries that have the most potential to strengthen the economy. more
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