Monday, December 13, 2010 - 15:13
The RIEDC is set to hold face-to-face preliminary discussions early this week at the request of BMW-Oracle officials. The meeting comes after BMW officials announced concern with hosting the final event in San Francisco and RIEDC formally submitted its proposal on Wednesday December 8 to hold either the qualifying Challenger Series competitions or the Championship Finals for the 34th America’s Cup.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 22:54
RIEDC, the Economic Development Foundation of Rhode Island (EDFRI), the Rhode Island State Planning Office and GIS Planning Inc. announced the launch of a website, http://www.RISiteLocator.com that provides free, comprehensive and accurate information to businesses looking to relocate or expand in the Ocean State.
RIEDC Board Approves Measures Aimed at Creating 286 Jobs by Boosting Innovation-based Small Businesses
Monday, November 22, 2010 - 17:07
The RIEDC Board of Directors approved financing and tax incentive measures for three Rhode Island small businesses that are expected to create 286 jobs in the state.
Monday, November 15, 2010 - 12:47
RIEDC and state leaders hosted the region’s leading green companies, developers and coastal experts at this week’s Northeast Offshore Wind Summit.
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 07:42
RIEDC announced today the closing of its Job Creation Guaranty Program financing package that supports 38 Studios’ expansion and relocation to Rhode Island, which will bring 450 high-wage, high-skilled jobs to the state. Wells Fargo Securities Capital and Barclays co-underwrote the bonds, which were purchased in a private placement on November 2, 2010 by a group of investors that includes insurance companies, asset managers, money managers and a community bank.
Monday, November 1, 2010 - 03:00
The RIEDC has helped 13 Rhode Island businesses obtain $23.2 million in financing since June 2010 with the goal to create or retain at least 275 jobs.
Monday, October 25, 2010 - 19:49
The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) Board of Directors today approved financing and tax incentive measures for two critical projects aimed at creating at least 209 jobs. The Board also approved funding that will allow one of the state’s largest manufacturers to install a solar energy system to significantly reduce energy use and lower its business costs in Rhode Island.
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 13:09
Prominent leaders from U.S. Department of Defense, Naval War College and private sector businesses speak on future of defense industry
The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation, the Southeastern New England Defense-Industry Alliance and the Newport Chamber of Commerce this week hosted the Rhode Island Defense Expo, featuring Rhode Island’s congressional delegation, Governor Donald L. Carcieri and RIEDC Executive Director Keith W. Stokes
Monday, October 18, 2010 - 13:39
NEDA Honors RIEDC with five awards for marketing and promotion excellence
The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) announced that the Rhode Island Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (RI-CIE) received the Program of the Year Award at the Northeastern Economic Developers Association’s (NEDA) 54th Annual Conference in Providence today.
Rhode Island Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC) Funds Research Fellowship in Honor of Governor Carcieri
Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 15:34
STAC announced that it will fund a $6,500 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) in honor of Governor Donald L. Carcieri and his commitment to strengthening student training and engagement in the sciences.