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Bruce Lane has been “playing in the real estate market” since 1985, which has allowed him to put three children through private colleges without taking on debt. The key, he says, is practicing what he preaches. more
For an institution as steeped in tradition as the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum in Newport, 2014 has seen radical change. In May, the 60-year-old hall broke ground on a $15.7 million renovation and expansion project that will see the Victorian complex add three new courts, additional stadium seats, new interpretive exhibits and a new building on Memorial Boulevard. more
Lincoln-based A.T. Cross Co. is in some ways a brand new 175-year-old company. Founded in 1839, the high-end pen maker was sold to private equity firm Clarion Capital Partners in July 2013, while its former eyeglass division was renamed and eventually sold as well. more
Performing in concert halls in Vienna, Prague and Budapest in July, Andrew Howell and the Chorus of Westerly showcased the talent and training of the multigenerational Rhode Island group to audiences with limited familiarity of the Ocean State. more
H. Jack Martin returned to the Providence Public Library more than a decade after he first worked there as an art and music clerk, taking the helm this past January as executive director. more
1 In February you awarded a ninth round of Collaborative Research STAC grants on climate variability. How do you select the year’s focus? The round of grants that we just awarded is the required … more
Nicole Lagace last year stepped in to lead HousingWorks RI as interim executive director after former Executive Director Nellie Gorbea left. Lagace had spent four years in communications at the research group, developing the organization’s communication initiatives and managing public relations activities, including its annual Housing Fact Book and other special reports. more
Mark Stewart has a vision to make “extreme customer service” the priority of the restructured Rhode Island Small Business Development Center. more
From modest beginnings – a small space in the back of Galapagos Boutique where guys could find a refuge from clothes shopping – Dave’s Coffee has turned into a major Rhode Island brand. more
Michael McKelvy joined the Gilbane Building Co. in Providence in June as president and chief operating officer, after spending 26 years in various leadership roles at CH2M HILL, which is based in Englewood, Colo. He discusses work Gilbane will soon begin on the South Street Landing project in Providence, planned improvements to its headquarters in the city and the company’s plans for growth. more
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