Economic Activity

DOWNTOWN OFFICE WORKERS board a RIPTA bus at the end of the business day. Few companies offer employee incentives for using public transit, officials say, and those who do find few takers. /

Mass transit lacks appeal for workers

Since moving to its new headquarters downtown, GTECH Corp. has become a leader among Providence businesses trying to encourage employees to carpool or use...
THE MAGAZINE aims to tell the stories of local food producers, says publisher Alex Corcoran. /

Magazine celebrates ‘bounty’<br> of seasonal R.I. foods

The first issue of Edible Rhody featured an interview with Johanne Killeen and George Germon, owners of Al Forno Restaurant; an in-depth story on...
HOUSE FINANCE COMMITTEE Chairman Steven M. Costantino says Rhode Island legislators did their best to close a $350 million deficit. /

Costantino sees R.I. budget as<br> a step in the right direction

As chairman of the House Finance Committee, Rep. Steven M. Costantino was one of the architects of the fiscal 2008 state budget approved by...
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RISD project puts pizzazz into modular home plans

Modular homes, built in sections in factories as opposed to on site, are an eco-friendly option for new home purchasers, but pricey. Now a...

EDC to offer tax credit to ‘innovation’ investors

A new tax credit aimed at building fast-growing, high-paying industries in Rhode Island offers up to $100,000 to investors who put their money into...

1031 Tax Group to borrow $142M to repay customers

1031 Tax Group LLC, a trust that holds proceeds from property sales for clients, said Stillwater Capital Partners Inc. agreed to loan it $142...
THE KRISPY KREME store on Pontiac Avenue in Cranston will shut its doors on July 12 after four years in this market. /

Krispy Kreme to bow out of the R.I., Mass markets

When Krispy Kreme first came to Rhode Island in 2003, it was greeted by long lines of customers and a media frenzy. But after...

Commercial Real Estate

Following are the most recently filed commercial real estate transactions in Rhode Island and Bristol Co., Mass. The listing is copyrighted by Banker &...
THE OWNER of the 104-year-old Cliftex mill wants to demolish the building, but New Bedford Mayor Scott Lang is fighting to stop him and vetoed a City Council decision that would have allowed the building to come down. /

A political firestorm over historic New Bedford mill

A property-rights fight has erupted in New Bedford over plans by the owner of the 104-year-old former Cliftex mill to demolish the building. The City...
"THIS PROFESSION allows for direct contribution to myriad political issues," said Stephen R. Muschiano, an environmental project manager at Crossman Engineering. /

New Crossman exec’s job blends law, engineering

Stephen R. Muschiano has been named environmental project manager at Crossman Engineering Inc. in Warwick. He is a registered professional environmental engineer in Rhode...
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