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Economic Activity

’08 budget may bring big battles

Rhode Island AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer George Nee has no idea what proposals are going to be included in the governor’s budget for fiscal 2008. But...

CBRE | Melody arranges $12.45M loan for 3 Davol Square

CBRE | Melody, the real estate investment banking division of CB Richard Ellis, today announced it has arranged $12.45 million in 10-year, fixed-rate financing...
THE SCITUATE RESERVOIR, which supplies 70 percent of Rhode Island's water, is owned by the Providence Water Supply Board. But some believe it should be run by the state. /

An Ocean State water shortage?

When the Kent County Water Authority told Amgen last year that it couldn’t guarantee water it previously promised the pharmaceutical giant, it looked like...

SBA pushes to revive tax credit

Small-business advocates and the U.S. Small Business Administration have made it a priority this year to persuade the General Assembly to reinstate the SBA...
SALES OF winter apparel were hurt by the unseasonably warm weather during the holiday season, but they were still 3 percent higher than last year. /

Holiday sales in R.I. solid, but short of predictions

Looking ahead to the holiday shopping season last October, David Riordan, co-owner of OOP! on Providence's East Side and in the Providence Place mall,...

Journal Register selling R.I. papers for $7.6M

YARDLEY, Pa. – Journal Register Co. (NYSE: JRC) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Rhode Island publications to...

E.P. waterfront panel OKs GeoNova’s East Pointe plans

EAST PROVIDENCE – The Waterfront Special Development District Commission Monday night gave its unanimous approval to GeoNova Development Co.’s plans for the East Point...
THE FORMER GTECH Corp. headquarters will be occupied by Amgen as part of a plan for the site that also includes more than 350,000 square feet of new development. /

GTECH campus sale to lead to more development

It didn't take long to find a buyer for the GTECH Corporate Campus off Interstate 95. The 51-acre, West Greenwich parcel was on the market...
THE AGENCY and its 46-person staff are the first to occupy the American Locomotive Works (ALCO) project, a mixed-use complex on a former industrial site in Olneyville. /

RIEDC move into Valley supports area’s growth

Since Struever Bros. Eccles & Rouse began its work in Rhode Island around the turn of the century, it has been praised for redeveloping...
ROBERT J. LEAVER, founder of New Commons, is a proponent of regional partnerships for food, transportation and other services. /

Selling ideas and a grand vision

A Providence firm focuses on sustainable economies and communitiesRobert Leaver wants you to think outside the box. Leaver, the founding principal of New Commons...
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