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Economic Development
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PROVIDENCE – Thanks largely to general revenue exceeding estimates and state agencies spending under budget in fiscal 2015, Rhode Island has a surplus for the year that is $47.8 million larger than anticipated, bringing the total surplus for the … more
1 What in your professional background has best prepared you for the new role? During my years as a private-equity real estate portfolio manager my fund was, by design, overweighted to properties in urban neighborhoods. … The investment … more
The Providence Preservation Society will move beyond downtown and into the city’s neighborhoods for its 2015 Providence Symposium, which will include speakers who address community-based economic development. more
Fall River received a $969,100 MassWorks Infrastructure Program grant on Monday for its Commerce Drive Water Main Loop project. more
1 What's your take on the small-business market in Rhode Island? As in many other states, there is a strong core of people who are interested in starting or growing their small businesses. Small-business owners are passionate about their … more
Competitive advantage can take many forms. Innovation, for instance, is one of the strongest defenses against competitors and the hallmark of the successful, modern business. But the physical world can provide an advantage that is just as … more
It's unlikely the recent elimination of the sales and use tax on energy for commercial users will by itself lure business owners to Rhode Island, but Gov. Gina M. Raimondo says it could be a step toward improving the state's reputation for being … more
PROVIDENCE – State leaders last week launched new incentive programs aimed at spurring economic growth across Rhode Island. "We have moved quickly to create programs to attract and grow business here and jump-start our economy," said Gov. … more
Activity on the industrial waterfront of Providence, including its deepwater port, is measured in tons and vessel calls, and the economic impact of its imports and exports. Nearly 200 ships slide up to Providence berths each year, … more
The largely vacant New Harbour Mall will be redeveloped in a $50 million project that will convert the enclosed retail center to an open-concept plaza. more
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