Rhode Island

Downtown overlay districts help foster economic vitality and investment - by William Fazioli

Last month’s article stressed the importance of vibrant downtown districts and their contribution to the economic fabric of any community. Recently obtained grant funds to physically improve Riverside Sq. and Watchemoket Sq. play an important part in making our downtowns more visually appealing, easier to navigate for visitors and more apt to promote entrepreneurial investment based on the downtown area’s visual desirability.

Peter M. Scotti & Associates completes $1.75 million sale of 192 Pine Street

Providence, RI Peter M. Scotti & Associates has completed the sale of 192 Pine St.   The property is operated as a commercial parking lot in a Downtown D zone and is located between Pine and Friendship Sts.

Old mills, new uses: The craft brewing and distilling industry - by Donald Grebien

In 1792, with the success of Slater Mill using river power to weave textiles, the City of Pawtucket became home to hundreds of mills manufacturing lace, non-woven and elastic woven materials, jewelry, silverware, metals and textiles. 

Improving recreational and cultural facilities and programs - by Joseph Solomon

During my tenure as mayor, my administration has worked to strengthen what was already a great working relationship with the Rhode Island Sports Commission and the Providence Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau. With these partnerships, together with our efforts to improve

The Infrastructure Bank closes $254,000 loan for Harbor Animal Hospital

Warren, RI Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (the Infrastructure Bank) has closed a $254,000 loan for Harbor Animal Hospital. Through the bank’s Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program

Infinity Fresh Kitchen joins the expanding fresh food products industry at Quonset Business Park - by Steven King

The diversity of our companies is one reason why Quonset Business Park has become a Rhode Island economic success story, hosting over 200 companies and nearly 12,000 jobs.

Basile joins Lila Delman Real Estate

Narragansett, RI According to Lila Delman Real Estate, Stephanie Basile, licensed sales associate, has affiliated with the firm at 41 Ocean Rd. With sixteen plus years of real estate experience, Stephanie is credited as one of the top 10 agents, out of 100+ associates, at her previous firm Mott & Chace, a Sotheby

The Foncellino team of Coldwell Banker lists and leases 1,200 s/f

Lincoln, RI The Ann Foncellino team of Coldwell Banker commercial divison listed and leased 1,200 s/f of office space at 132 Old River Rd. The tenant, Dr. Cathy Picard, was represented by Bob Barrera of Keller Williams Realty.

Mutual of America opens 4,895 s/f regional office at 500 Exchange Street in Providence

Providence, RI Mutual of America Financial Group, a leading financial services company specializing in retirement plans and investments, opened a 4,895 s/f new regional office in downtown at 500 Exchange St.

DiPrete Engineering, D.F. Pray and NEMD Architects break ground on The Preserve - $13 million project

Johnston, RI Briarcliffe Manor, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center and memory care assisted living provider, has broken ground on an assisted living residence known as The Preserve.