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WANTED: Developers with a few million dollars burning a hole in their pockets willing to invest in waterfront property in a cool Northeastern city. more
Walking away from $2 billion in sales seems like a pretty bold risk for any company, even one that posted $123 billion in revenue in 2012 (and is likely to at least match that in 2013 when it reports results this week). But that is just what CVS Caremark Corp. has done by making the decision to stop selling tobacco products in its retail locations by Oct. 1. more
Talk to a developer or architect about working in Providence and the difficulty of getting a permit for any project is oftentimes the first thing out of his mouth. Some recent changes at the city’s Department of Inspection and Standards may be changing all that, however. more
In 2011, National Institutes of Health grants totaling $152.8 million supported 2,148 jobs in Rhode Island. Nationally, NIH funding supported 432,094 jobs and generated more than $62 billion in economic activity. Yet federal support of basic scientific research continues to decline as the government looks for ways to trim expenses. more
As simple, direct and satisfying as the initial Make It Happen Rhode Island sessions and action plan were, the second version of the Rhode Island Foundation-instigated process designed to guide public- and private-sector action has yielded a much more complex and unsatisfying set of recommendations. more
R.I. House Minority Leader Brian C. Newberry is proposing to strengthen existing law regarding making clear the cost of new legislation. What a grand idea. more
More than half a decade after first feeling the effects of the Great Recession, Rhode Island’s business community seems to believe the state’s economy is on a sustainable positive trajectory. more
PBN subscribers have no doubt seen the 2014 version of our Book of Lists, which was included as part of this week’s edition. We spend our entire fourth quarter working on it, but its contents are a true measure of the entire year. more
If only more businesses had the success that Project Turn Grease Into Fuel has had. more
As is too often the case, this year’s General Assembly session starts off with the state projecting a significant budget deficit in the coming fiscal year. What is of much greater import than what the legislature does directly on the budget, however, is what it does on these three issues: pension reform, 38 Studios and bridge tolls. more
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