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Economic Development
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Despite competition from a potential casino in Taunton, Mass., the operation of a Tiverton casino would mean increased jobs, tax revenue and new economic activity for the state of Rhode Island, according to an Economic Impact Study released Tuesday by Twin River Management Group. more
The Rhody Awards for historic preservation will be given to 11 recipients on Oct. 16. more
The R.I. Commerce Corp. board authorized $6.1 million in real estate-related tax credits, as well as $1.2 million in sales tax incentives, to encourage development of two new mixed-use projects. more
The Burrillville Town Council at a special meeting Thursday voted to oppose a proposed natural gas power plant in the town. more
(Updated, 9:22 p.m.) A key advisory committee of the R.I. Commerce Corp. is expected to review requests for state tax credit incentives for more than $90 million worth of projects, including the renovation of three historic buildings on Westminster Street. The Lapham Building, as well as smaller buildings at 270 and 276 Westminster, would be renovated for commercial and residential uses under a redevelopment proposal submitted by Conrnish Associates LP. more
The development team that is renovating a historic Jewelry District manufacturing building wants to pair it with new construction on an adjoining, vacant parcel in the I-195 Redevelopment District. more
The R.I. Department of Administration awarded a $16.97 million contract Thursday for construction of a long-sought pedestrian bridge over the Providence River, to connect separated parcels of the former Interstate 195 lands. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday authorized development of the $45 million Garrahy parking garage, a project sought by the developer of a proposed life sciences and mixed use center on the Interstate 195 lands. more
Wexford Science & Technology LLC announced Thursday it has become an independent company, owned and operated by its existing management team, that will focus on managing and operating university-focused research and innovation districts. more
Bryant University will host a grand opening ceremony for its newly finished Academic Innovation Center on Sept. 23. more
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