Rhode Island

The Davis Cos. acquires 122,000 s/f biomanufacturing facility and 15.5 acre parcel

Smithfield, RI The Davis Companies (Davis) has acquired an improved, 122,000 s/f biomanufacturing facility at 100 Technology Way. The acquisition also includes a vacant 15.5-acre development parcel with master plan approvals for an additional biotech manufacturing facility of up to 175,000 s/f.

McGovern of Residential Properties Ltd. sells 21.3 acres for $1.45 million

South Kingstown, RI Residential Properties Ltd. (RPL) negotiated the sale of 1 Camp Fuller Rd. for $1.45 million. RPL broker associate Galen McGovern represented the buyer as the selling agent in this transaction. According to State-Wide MLS data, this is the highest vacant land sale in South Kingstown ever recorded.

Rhode Island Ready initiative - by Steven King

Rhode Island Ready (RI Ready) is a statewide industrial site readiness initiative backed by $40 million overwhelmingly approved by voters in 2021. We launched the program in January of 2022 to help streamline industrial development across the state–ultimately bringing jobs to Rhode Islanders and tax revenue to communities.

Consider Conimicut Village - by Frank Picozzi

Warwick’s Conimicut Village recently welcomed another new business to the community. Tranquil Touch Aesthetics Boutique, owned and operated by Colleen Collins, relocated from a nearby Rhode Island town to a storefront in the seaside, family-oriented, pet-friendly neighborhood. Offering a variety of services, including facials, body scrubs

Councilwoman Coderre of Pawtucket's Ward 4 visits Combined Sewer Overflow storage facility phase III

Pawtucket, RI Last month Ward 4 councilwoman Neicy Coderre, DPW director, Chris Crawley and Dylan Zelazo, director of administration, visited the Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) storage facility phase III construction site, known as #RestoredWatersRI!

East Providence continues to update regulations to encourage infill development - by Roberto DaSilva

The construction of approved residential and commercial developments are underway throughout East Providence. The city continues to update its regulations to encourage infill development along commercial corridors where infrastructure exists, such as roads, water, and sewer lines. The combination of mixed-use zoning, allowing higher densities along commercial corridors, and the high quality

Micallef of Olympus Group Real Estate sells 27,000 s/f to Hope & Main for $2.07 million

Providence, RI Hope & Main, the culinary industry incubator, has purchased the 27,000 s/f mixed-use property at 945 Westminster St., in the West End neighborhood. The operation will be known as Hope & Main Providence, an extension of the company’s original training/production/marketing facility in Warren and their downtown Makers Marketplace

Bank Rhode Island provides $2.6 million financing to Walter Bronhard Real Estate development of 6-unit apartment property

Providence, RI The commercial real estate division of Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) provided $2.6 million in financing to Walter Bronhard Real Estate for the development of a multi-unit residential property on Planet St. Construction is underway and the resulting apartments will be utilized as housing for students.

Mulligan appointed director of planning for city of Providence

Providence, RI Mayor Brett Smiley named Joe Mulligan as director of planning for the city. Mulligan brings over 30 years of service in planning, design and construction to the Smiley administration. Through Mulligan’s career, he has amassed experience in almost every part of the planning and development process, from working through initial designs

Sweeney Real Estate & Appraisal leases 4,000 s/f to Skypath Security in Greenwich Mills

Warwick, RI Skypath Security Inc. leased 4,000 s/f of the first floor of 42 Ladd St. located in the Hill and Harbour district. Skypath ocupies the Greenwich Mills with plans to grow into nearly 19,000 s/f with its existing pipeline of clients.