Rhode Island goes for LEED for Neighborhood Development and SITES

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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. Codes and Regulations LEED LEED for Neighborhood Development Rhode Island Green Building SITES

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

Business Parks: Cost-Effective Communities

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Logistics Leaders

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Business Clusters/Corridors California Capital Investment Cover Story Featured Illinois Kansas Kentucky Logistics & Distribution Magazine Highlights Ports & Free Trade Zones Rhode Island Taxes & Incentives Transportation & Infrastructure BF-May/June-2017 CenterPoint Intermodal Center Economic Development Inland Empire Logistics Park Kansas City Long Beach Louisville Port of Los Angeles Quonset Business Park Site Selection

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Feature Story: 2015 Economic Development Awards

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Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Locations across the nation are rapidly applying the best practices needed to meet the requirements of new and expanding 21st century businesses.

Less Is More In New England

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percent, Rhode Island’s 5.3 The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training reported that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April 2017 was 4.3 I’m thrilled to see another business building here in Rhode Island.”. By the BF Staff.

Feature Story: 2016 Economic Development Awards

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A location from the smallest state in the nation, Block Island, RI , is our award-winner for Achievement in Alternative Energy. According to Deep Water Wind’s website, the turbines—located three miles off the coast of Block Island—will be connected to the mainland by an underwater cable. “We

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Expert Crossed the Pond to Build America's First Offshore Wind Farm

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Dutch marine construction veteran leads Deepwater Wind team to build an industry-leading wind farm off the Rhode Island coast

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

Taco Comfort Solutions wins local safety award

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Taco Comfort Solutions earned the 2017 Excellence in Safety Performance & Records Award from Providence Business News, Rhode Island's statewide business weekly.

New England Construction: Employment and Projects


This state-by-state rundown explores construction labor and highlights recent projects in Maine, Vermont, Massachusets, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. New England construction employment projections are mirroring national levels.


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Communities Get Environmental, Economic Development Help From EPA

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New Route to Growth

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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.

KBE Building Corp. Renovates Third Restaurant Depot in Rhode Island

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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

First to the Finish Line

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Block Island, RI is poised to win the race to set up the first offshore wind farm in U.S. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. waters. First to the Finish Line appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

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Rhode Island Landscape Executive to Plead Guilty for Denying Workers Union Benefits

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The executive vice president of Central Landscaping Construction has a number of charges against him, including making employees work part-time without pay

Top 10 States Ranked In Energy Efficiency Scorecard

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BF Expands State Energy Rankings With Natural Gas, Lowest Emissions And Biofuels Leaders

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Vermont took first place in BF ‘s new state ranking for Lowest CO 2 emissions, followed by Rhode Island, Delaware, South Dakota and Idaho in the top five. “We’re not surprised a bucolic location like Vermont has a small carbon footprint, but kudos to Rhode Island and Delaware for joining the top ranks of the greenest states,” Rogers said.

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Growth Pilgrims: Drop Anchor For Opportunity In New England

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I will be a senior this fall at Roger Williams University in Rhode Island where I am double. Continue Reading. All People

Rhode Island Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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A comprehensive list of Rhode Island financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities. Rhode Island Incentives and Workforce Development Guide appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Rhode Island Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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The updated Rhode Island incentives guide is brought to you by Real Street Expo , a new event sponsored by Business Facilities and Today’s Facility Manager magazines. Mortgage Insurance: Offered through the Rhode Island Industrial Recreational Building Authority (IRBA).

Nation's Largest Wind Farm to Be Built Off Long Island

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The Long Island Power Authority’s board of directors is expected to approve the proposed 90-megawatt, 15-turbine wind farm east of Montauk, N.Y., Deepwater's website says 300 construction jobs were created to build the Rhode Island farm

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.

ENR New England Names Sciple as 2016 Legacy Award Winner

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ENR New England covers Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont ENR New England is pleased to announce Carl Sciple as the 2016 Legacy Award winner.

Small Business Owners Grade Their States For Business Friendliness

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In contrast, small business owners gave California, Rhode Island and Illinois an “F,” while Connecticut and New Jersey both earned a “D” grade.

Rolling Arches Offer Balm For Rhode Island Bridge Job

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

One Year Later

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Sandy’s wrath touched parts of 24 states (from Florida to Maine and as far west as Ohio), but she unleashed the brunt of her fury on New Jersey, New York City and the western half of Long Island. Iconic landmarks like Ellis Island and the New York Aquarium also have reopened.

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Report Explores Sectors And Metros Driving Construction Jobs Recovery

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2014 National Electrical Code now effective in 12 states; 11 more to come online by January


The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) says that the 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC) is now effective in 12 states: Alabama, Colorado, Idaho, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, Washington and Wyoming.

Truck Taxing Trend to Watch

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This year, Rhode Island had the highest percentage of structurally deficient bridges in the country at 23 percent. The annual bad bridge reportcard came out this month listing each state's worst bridges.

Massachusetts Holds On To Top Energy Efficiency Ranking

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As national leaders, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Oregon round out the top five in the ACEEE Scorecard. Rhode Island’s third place ranking in this report, up from fourth last year, demonstrates that our investments in electric and natural gas energy efficiency programs are paying off.”.

Taco Comfort Solutions earns Best Places to Work in RI Award

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Taco Comfort Solutions has earned a 2016 Best Places to Work in Rhode Island award, presented by Providence Business News. read more. Management

Google, Environmentalists and University Push Methane-Leak Detection

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National Grid, which serves New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, is set to be the second U.S. natural-gas utility to use technology advanced by Google Earth, the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and Colorado State University to boost large-scale methane-leak detection

The Korte Company is awarded $46.3 million Design-Build contract at Newport Naval Station, Rhode Island

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The Korte Company will begin construction of a new, 7-story, 200 guest room Navy Gateway Inns & Suites hotel at Naval Station Newport (NAVSTA Newport). The 103,831-square-foot project also includes the construction of a parking area on the adjacent Lawrence Field, designed for 175 vehicles