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Economic Development
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It's been nearly four months since Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza took over the corner office at 25 Dorrance St. While new leadership often brings a great sense of hope and optimism, the rose petals can fall quickly in Providence, where many … more
Lost in the extreme heat of the arguments over the proposed Pawtucket Red Sox move to Providence has been a more nuanced view of the value of the deal. Here is a new way to look at it. First, let us assume that if the team does not get the … more
The Interstate 195 Redevelopment District Commission on Monday will take the unusual step of holding an initial public discussion of development of district property, in this case the proposed PawSox AAA baseball stadium. more
At times, it seems like the only changes to Providence’s skyline are the moving cranes and wrecking balls. But developers of some of the city’s larger projects say that progress is being made, and some landmark investments in the city are slated to come online relatively soon. more
From smart-growth advocates to economic development officials, groups and individuals from across Rhode Island watched with great anticipation as the long-vacant Masonic Temple was transformed into the new Renaissance Providence Hotel. more
The landmark Union Trust Co. building downtown has been sold to the development group that produced the Providence G complex, with plans to convert its offices to apartments. more
Johnson & Wales University has begun site preparation for construction of a three-story, $40 million academic building in the Jewelry District downtown. A ceremonial groundbreaking is scheduled for Wednesday. more
(Updated 12:45 and 1:16 p.m.) To compete with Massachusetts gaming, the owners of Twin River Casino said Tuesday they are proposing to build a casino with table games on 45 acres in Tiverton and transfer Newport Grand’s gaming license to it. more
First, let's make clear that the Pawtucket Red Sox are leaving Rhode Island if the team doesn't move to the former Interstate 195 land along the Providence River in the Capital City. So with Pawtucket's loss already a sunk and unknowable cost, let's … more
The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council calls its region the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. Warwick's slogan is "Stay in Warwick. See Rhode Island." Then there's the Newport mansions, Providence's culinary culture and identification … more
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