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Economic Development
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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
Owner: Verve Inc. (Glee Gum) Architect: Jonathan Bell and Ian Baldwin, Dual LLC Contractors: Jay Greenwood Construction Cost: $200,000 Use: The 1926 Harold Gordon … more
Wendy Nicholas, the longtime former executive director of the Providence Preservation Society, will serve as interim leader of ONE Neighborhood Builders, the nonprofit community development organization announced Thursday. more
The Providence Redevelopment Agency has awarded a contract to grade the 25-acre site of the former American Tourister Co. factory, one of the city’s largest undeveloped properties. more
CharterCARE Health Partners, at a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, announced $17.5 million in facility improvements at Roger Williams Medical Center and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital intended to improve patient care. more
The state-ordered economic-impact report on RhodeWorks released earlier this month estimates direct impact from tolls to Rhode Island trucking companies of just $5 million a year, an amount expected to be passed on to consumers. The … more
As construction continues on the former power station that will make up one part of the South Street Landing project, the city of Providence is reviewing two tax stabilization … more
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