ProvPort celebrates 20 years, releases economic impact study

PROVPORT SAID THAT from 1994 to 2014, more than 13,200 jobs were created in Rhode Island through indirect and induced economic spending, such as supplier-supported jobs and related spending. Of that number, 7,440 of the jobs were within Providence. / COURTESY PROVPORT
PROVPORT SAID THAT from 1994 to 2014, more than 13,200 jobs were created in Rhode Island through indirect and induced economic spending, such as supplier-supported jobs and related spending. Of that number, 7,440 of the jobs were within Providence. / COURTESY PROVPORT
(Updated 11:57 a.m.) PROVIDENCE – ProvPort has released an economic impact study detailing economic and job creation benefits the port has generated since 1994, including nearly 1,200 jobs in the city of Providence and 1,700 jobs within the state of Rhode Island. The study was released in conjunction with ProvPort’s 20th anniversary. In 1994, ProvPort…

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