Rhode Island Responds To COVID-19 Challenges

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Rhode Island leaders have taken action to help local businesses, communities and residents face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read: Rhode Island Responds To COVID-19 Challenges at BusinessFacilities.com.

Rhode Island: An Engine For Economic Growth

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Businesses located within the Quonset Business Park account for 14 percent of Rhode Island’s manufacturing jobs, with another 1,300 coming soon from Electric Boat. Read: Rhode Island: An Engine For Economic Growth at BusinessFacilities.com.

Rhode Island goes for LEED for Neighborhood Development and SITES

Green Building Law Update

The State of Rhode Island is expanding its longstanding Green Buildings Act adding built landscapes to the list of public projects that must be built to recognized green building standards. Rhode Island has since 2008 mandated the public construction projects larger than 5,000 gross square feet “shall be designed and constructed to at least the LEED certified” or equivalent standard, but not actually certified by GBCI.

Rhode Island's First-Ever Infrastructure Report Delivers Mixed Marks

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The first-ever infrastructure report card for Rhode Island gives the coastal state a C- due to decades of underinvestment in its roads and bridges

Infosys Chooses Rhode Island For Design And Innovation Hub

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“Today’s partnership with Rhode Island marks another important step forward for Infosys in the United States,” said Ravi Kumar, President, Infosys. “The state’s educational institutions, design-rich environment, and economic development tools, positioned Rhode Island competitively for this type of specialist partnership. “We are excited to welcome Infosys to Rhode Island,” said Governor Gina M.

New England: More Than The Sum Of Its Parts

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Taken individually each state in New England has a lot to offer, but taken as a region they are a force to be reckoned with. Read: New England: More Than The Sum Of Its Parts at BusinessFacilities.com.

The 50 States of Construction: 'Cranes in the air' define Rhode Island's construction landscape

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The state's aggressive courting of new corporate investment has driven its robust construction activity the last three years

Biotech: Finding The DNA For Success

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AquaMotion brings innovation to Warwick, Rhode Island

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AquaMotion recently, they congratulated president and owner, Hans Kuster, for bringing innovation, industry and employment to the city of Warwick, Rhode Island. When Mayor Scott Avedisian and Councilman Joseph Gallucci visited. read more. Plumbing

New England: A Rising Tide Of Jobs, Wages

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Rhode Island Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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Pawtucket, RI Launches $400M Economic Development Project

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Best Government Public Buildings: Rhode Island Veterans Home

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To meet an aggressive schedule, the design and construction team on the 254,000-sq-ft Rhode Island Veterans Home project adopted a prefabrication strategy to build six wood-framed resident buildings that house a total of 208 beds

The Rhode Island School of Design receives its first new residence building in 30 years

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It has been 30 years since the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) received a new student residence building, but that is about to change as Shawmut Design and Construction has recently broken ground on a new 43,500-sf residence hall on the Providence campus

Rhode Island officials blame AECOM for crippling traffic

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State officials allege that the information in an AECOM study led to recent massive traffic jams on I-195 and said they will have to delay construction on a bridge until they can come up with a better traffic diversion plan

Biotech: Finding The DNA For Growth

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Rhode Island Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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Rhode Island Commits to 100% Renewables Power by 2030

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First in the U.S. goal is "bold but achievable," says Gov. Gina Raimondo (D) in Jan. 15 executive order

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year Honorable Mentions

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With more than 40 projects to choose from in our 2018 Deal of the Year competition, our judges had to put in overtime to designate 10 worthy recipients of our Honorable Mentions. Read: 2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year Honorable Mentions at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Rhode Island RFP Attracts Six Times the Requested Demand

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National Grid and Rhode Island state regulators will review 41 proposals offering 2,500 MW that were submitted in response to a September request seeking 400 MW of renewable-energy capacity

Officials Dedicate New Military Lounge at Rhode Island Airport

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Gilbane joined Rhode Island Gov. Chafee, Rhode Island Airport Corporation President and CEO Kelly Fredericks, Rhode Island Military Organization, military organizations and local businesses last week at the long-awaited dedication of Theodore Francis Green Airport’s new military lounge. Lincoln D.

Two Rhode Island Transit Projects Move Forward

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both with “built-in ridership in densely populated areas,” says the Rhode Island Dept. Two priority rail station projects are moving forward in Providence and Pawtucket/Central Falls, R.I., of Transportation spokesman Charles St. Martin

AGC Workforce Data Show Rhode Island Making Progress on Deficient Infrastructure

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Rhode Island’s subpar infrastructure system has consistently ranked among the worst in the country, but the Ocean State is finally fixing its crumbling roads and bridges

Rhode Island Man Killed after Being Hit by Brush Cutter

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A man died from injuries he sustained after apparently being struck by a landscaper’s skid-steer brush cutter

Rhode Island Awards its Largest Single Contract to Rebuild Providence Interchange

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A four-company design-build team has been awarded a $410-million contract to design and rebuild the Routes 6-10 Interchange in Providence, the Rhode Island Dept. of Transportation announced late last year

KBE Building Corp. Renovates Third Restaurant Depot in Rhode Island

Construction Superintendent Magazine

CRANSTON, R.I. -- KBE Building Corporation has started renovations for its third Restaurant Depot project – this one in Cranston, Rhode Island. KBE will serve as general contractor for the project, which comprises the renovation of an existing 50,000-square-foot building, plus the addition of a 10,000-square-foot enclosed area and a 16,000-square-foot covered parking area. Work will include paving, site grading and storm drainage modifications. . frontpage

Construction completes on only dedicated STEAM facility for girls in Rhode Island

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The Lincoln School in Providence, R.I., recently opened its new addition, the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics) Hub, courtesy of LLB Architects and Shamut Design and Construction

STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class

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The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills. Read: STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class at BusinessFacilities.com.

Rhode Island Innovation Complex Breaks Ground

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The $150 million Wexford Innovation Complex broke ground on former Interstate 95 land in Providence recently

Rhode Island Commits to 100% Renewables-Powered by 2030

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First in the U.S. goal is "bold but achievable," says Gov. Gina Raimondo (D) in Jan. 15 executive order

National Grid Crews Restore Power to Rhode Island Residents

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A Jan. 21 pressure drop knocked 7,100 Newport County customers off line, triggering a state of emergency

Business Parks: Cost-Effective Communities

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Rhode Island Wind-Power RFP Attracts Six Times the Requested Demand

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National Grid and Rhode Island state regulators will review 41 proposals offering 2,500 MW that were submitted in response to a September request seeking 400 MW of renewable-energy capacity

Massachusetts, California Continue As Energy Efficiency Leaders

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Editor’s Picks: Business, Industry And Tech Parks

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Business, industrial and technology parks increasingly are providing all of the amenities needed to attract and keep a skilled workforce, a top priority for 21st-century growth sectors. Read: Editor’s Picks: Business, Industry And Tech Parks at BusinessFacilities.com.

New England’s Regional Defense Industry Collaboration

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The new organization, funded with a $1.5-million grant from the department of defense, will coordinate the growth of defense-related business across the six-state region. Read: New England’s Regional Defense Industry Collaboration at BusinessFacilities.com.

Offshore Rhode Island Wind Farm Installs First Foundation

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Five-turbine project is progressing to become the nation's first offshore wind farm, say officials. Infrastructure

New Route to Growth

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Rolling Arches Offer Balm For Rhode Island Bridge Job

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Contractor meets the challenge of a Pawtucket River crossing replacement. Infrastructure

Logistics Leaders

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