R.I., Providence team up to plan city’s waterfront

PROVIDENCE – Two state entities and the City of Providence are partnering to redevelop 19.2 acres of prime real estate in the city’s Jewelry District that economic development officials hope will serve as a hub for high-wage job growth. The land – owned by the R.I. Department of Transportation – abuts the waterfront and will…

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  1. This is a great opportunity to draw large corporations from Boston to Providence and fill the parcels with tall, large scale towers.

    The Providence quality of life will win on it’s own. The challenge is the economy…development costs must be inviting, taxes low, and access easy.

  2. One can only hope that a State Partnership for this Prime Location in Providence – will be handled better than the other Prime Location – Quonset Point. It has been over 30 years and Q.Pt still has not been the economic engine that it should be for growth here in the State.