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1 In January you announced keeping the Breakers, the Elms and the Marble House open in winter. Has the market changed? One of the keys to encouraging year-round visitation to Newport is to give visitors new reasons to come. These three … more
Elizabeth Capalbo is founder and program director for the North Kingstown-based nonprofit Gaits of Harmony, which provides certified therapeutic riding programs. She founded the nonprofit in 2014 after acquiring two horses that were therapeutic equines and becoming certified as a registered instructor. Here she discusses the mission and value of the nonprofit. more
Kenneth Dill is principal of Cresa Providence, a commercial real estate advisory firm that specializes in tenant representation. The company exclusively advises commercial tenants, not landlords or developers, and says that focus provides a conflict-free advantage for tenants. more
Carrie McDonough, a graduate student in the University of Rhode Island’s oceanography program, talks with Providence Business News about her popular “oceanbites” blog, which features information on oceanography research and the ocean world. Since she first posted in September 2013, she has gained more than 10,000 Twitter followers and 500 Facebook fans, and science writers and teachers in kindergarten through grade 12 use the site for educational materials and story ideas. more
David Miree is executive vice president, consumer deposits, investments and network management at Webster Bank. The Connecticut-based bank recently expanded its retail operations into the Greater Boston area, opening more than a dozen locations throughout the area. Miree, who prior to joining Webster worked at Santander Bank, talks with Providence Business News about the expansion project and how he expects it will affect the bank’s overall growth. more
Mark Waggoner is senior vice president, care integration and management for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island. Waggoner spoke with Providence Business News to explain the recent affiliation between BCBSRI and Integra Community Care Network, a partnership of several physician groups that is designed to make health care more accessible and affordable. more
1 You became planning director last year. How is Providence more "business-friendly"? We have a new manager that serves a dual role as director of real estate and business services, serving as a single point of contact for new businesses … more
Dan Corria of East Providence, president for a year and a half of the board of directors in the all-volunteer nonprofit Team Providence Athletic AAU, has been involved with the program for about 10 years. A division of the national American Amateur Union organization, which provides national tournaments and insurance coverage, among other benefits, Team Providence provides sports play for youths 11 to 17 in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. Here, Corria discusses the mission and his work at the organization. more
David W. Widmann is vice president of appraisals for Providence-based Sweeney Real Estate & Appraisal. He previously worked for Rodman Real Estate and has been in the commercial real estate business for 12 years. He responded recently to questions focused on the commercial appraisal process. more
Martin W. Keen, founder of Focal Upright Furniture LLC in North Kingstown, talked with Providence Business News recently about how he got the idea for his ergonomic office furniture and the problems that can result from sitting all day in traditional seated desks. The company began in 2012 and employs 25. It also was recognized recently with a Good Design award for its sphere workstation. more
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