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Economic Development
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A $20 million state bond issue that would expand the terminal capacity of ProvPort Inc., by adding more land and water acreage at the Port of Providence, is expected to be presented to voters in November. more
Contrary to the wishes of many Burrillville residents and some state lawmakers, a bill that would have given town voters the authority to decide on tax agreements between Town Council and a power plant died in the Senate on Wednesday. more
The R.I. House of Representatives will consider a nearly $9 billion budget later today, one that in its current form could dramatically increase the scale of state economic development incentives used for specific projects. more
Apollo Safety Inc., a provider of gas detection products and services for universities, hotels, hospitals and other organizations throughout New England, is expanding its technical service and administrative team. more
Fitch Ratings Inc. affirmed a BBB+ rating with a stable outlook on $67.1 million in outstanding airport revenue debt issued by the R.I. Commerce Corp. more
Two rehabilitation projects, one in downtown Providence, and another in downtown Pawtucket, have received historic preservation tax credits, according to the R.I. Division of Taxation. more
A fundraising drive for the new Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame will begin June 14 at Conley’s Wharf Building at 200 Allens Ave. at 3 p.m. more
For years, economic-development specialists have been saying that Providence needs to get more construction underway, particularly construction of hotels, as room vacancy rates go down and cost of rooms go up. After some dithering, the … more
When Christina H. Paxson, an Ivy League educated economist, was contemplating applying for the presidency of Brown University, did she see herself wading into the tough playpen of real estate development in Rhode Island, and even joining the … more
On the occasion of Providence Business News' 30th anniversary, PBN invited Rhode Island's six current and former governors to discuss Rhode Island's economy and their tenures in the state's chief executive office. PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy … more
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