Updated February 8 at 6:25pm
Economic Development
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Betsy Wall, the former head of the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism, has been hired as chief marketing officer for the R.I. Commerce Corporation, the agency announced Wednesday. more
The South Eastern Economic Development Corp. recently made loans totaling $759,000 to two Rhode Island small businesses, which are slated to create 11 new jobs. more
The Newport, Westerly and Providence school systems were named Monday as the initial districts in Rhode Island for the P-Tech initiative, designed to allow public school students to receive workplace training and a community college education while attending high school. more
In the last year PBN staffers have written more than once a week about the nearly 40 acres left behind when Interstate 195's course through downtown Providence was moved. Significant stories demand significant coverage, and the opportunity … more
WOONSOCKET – Three new incentive programs were launched Dec. 11 by the state to improve streetscapes in central business districts, provide tax-stabilization incentives and give tax credits to local companies that play a role in persuading a … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's administration has taken a different approach to incentives compared with her predecessor, rolling out a slew of new programs to entice investment in and business relocation to the Ocean State. Among them is a unique … more
Shelfdig.com is a free website that helps Providence consumers browse for local goods before visiting bricks-and-mortar stores. The business could be a money-making proposition once different strategies are leveraged to bring in revenue … more
1 The City Council recently received a report on economic-development clusters that look promising. What happens now? We'll work internally to develop working groups to better understand what the city's role can be in moving the report's … more
The Procaccianti Group moved forward Friday on plans to replace the vacant Fogarty Building on Fountain Street downtown with a nine-story, extended-stay hotel. more
Representatives of the R.I. Commerce Corporation told state lawmakers Thursday that the agency has not dispersed any new loans or awarded financial incentives created in the fiscal 2016 budget, but has laid the groundwork for evaluating applications for state assistance. more
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