Updated September 27 at 6:25am
Economic Development
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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
Are financial incentives a prerequisite for economic development? In most urban areas of Rhode Island, the answer appears to be a qualified yes. Developers interested in investing have traditionally sought property tax relief, with the full … more
PROVIDENCE – The United Association Local 51 Plumbers and Pipefitters has received a $131,400 Real Jobs RI implementation grant to launch an urban community apprenticeship program. The grant will connect people of color and the … more
Rhode Island organizations are reinvigorating buy-local campaigns for the holidays, but how much the efforts truly boost the bottom lines for businesses can be hard to measure. The Rhode Island Foundation took over the state's year-round … more
Keno Mullings and his wife, Jasmine, are helping everyone and anyone to become an entrepreneur. The couple moved to Rhode Island two years ago and last summer launched The Mullings Group. On the services side, the company provides … more
Cranston’s Saletin Real Estate Group recently acquired Foxfield Plaza here for $5.5 million and is proposing to redevelop the 19-acre site at 369 Central St. into a mixed-use development called Forbes Crossing. more
1 Following in Umberto Crenca's footsteps as artistic director (and now sharing oversight with Managing Director Shauna Duffy), what have you learned about leadership? Umberto merges creative vision with innovative business acumen. He has … more
Urban Greens Food Co-op has selected the site of the former Louttit Laundry building at 93 Cranston St. to locate a grocery store emphasizing natural and local foods. more
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