Rhode Island

Gim of Washington Trust to retire, Noons to be promoted to president/COO

Westerly, RI The board of directors of Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. said that Mark Gim will retire as president and chief operating officer, effective with the corporation’s 2023 annual meeting of shareholders in April. The board also said that Gim was elected to the board of directors of Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. and its

Quonset Business Park prides itself on providing flexible options - by Steven King

Rhode Island’s economy continues to build back from the pandemic and flexibility is still a priority for businesses of all sizes. As New England’s leading business park with over 13,000 people working at more than 200 companies, the Quonset Business Park prides itself on providing flexible options for existing companies, or

Plans in place for recreational improvements for two neighborhoods - by Frank Picozzi

As the winter months continue on, many folks’ thoughts are no doubt turning to warmer days ahead and the chance to enjoy the great outdoors. In Warwick, plans are at the ready to begin improvements to recreational areas in the Apponaug and Oakland Beach neighborhoods.

Finegold Alexander Architects unveils design of Gladstone Elementary School in Cranston, RI

Cranston, RI Finegold Alexander Architects is working with the city and public schools on the design of the new Gladstone Elementary School, to replace an existing 1950s-era school. Finegold Alexander, a firm known for its expertise in educational facility design, is leveraging

Hope & Main Makers Marketplace opens eatery
at 100 Westminster in Providence, RI on January 18th

Providence, RI Hope & Main, the state’s first food business incubator, officially opened the doors of its downtown location on January 18th. This new urban eatery and local market located at 100 Westminster St. will showcase foods and products from the food incubator’s member community. With support

Compass closes over $1 billion in Rhode Island sales in 2022

Providence, RI Compass has marked another record-breaking year for the firm and its valued Rhode Island clients. Compass owns and operates twelve offices in the state as Compass, Lila Delman Compass, and Randall Realtors Compass and is home to over 250 sales associates. Together in 2022, Compass sales associates

Elite Commercial Realty opens new main office in Riverside

East Providence, RI According to Michael Alves, president and owner of Elite Commercial Realty, a subsidiary of KW Commercial, the commercial real estate consulting firm has opened its new main office at 250 Wampanoag Trail.

Pawtucket-Central Falls Commuter Rail Station has arrived - by Donald Grebien

While we have faced some delays, the day is finally here. On January 23, the ribbon will be cut on an all new Pawtucket-Central Falls Commuter Rail Station. Residents of Central Falls and Pawtucket can expect a brand-new train station as well as a surrounding transit-oriented development district that provides MBTA service to Providence and Boston

Horvath & Tremblay sells four properties in New England for $9.45 million - including $2.3 million sale of Dollar General

South Kingstown, RI Jack Laurendeau, Bob Horvath, and Todd Tremblay of Horvath & Tremblay have completed the sale of Dollar General. Horvath & Tremblay represented the buyer to complete the transaction at a sale price of $2,292,800. Dollar General is located at 1860 Kingstown Rd.

East Providence amends zoning ordinance for mixed-use category - by Roberto DaSilva

In December of 2022, the city amended the East Providence zoning ordinance to increase the productive use of commercial buildings. The adopted amendments to the zoning ordinance allow for mixed-use in all commercial districts, reduced parking requirements for office and retail uses,