Topic: Economic development


EDC hires counsel in face of SEC inquiry

September 17, 2013 0 comments

The inquiry comes after 38 Studios went bankrupt and defaulted on a $75 million state loan.


Mayor aims to bolster city’s economy

April 2, 2013 0 comments

Taveras proposed plans to freeze commercial real estate taxes and revitalize Kennedy Plaza.

City approves Thayer apartments

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City approves Thayer apartments

February 28, 2013 21 comments

The Providence City Plan Commission approved final plans for 257 Thayer Street, a luxury student apartment complex slated for construction in June 2013.

Gilbane Development will begin construction on a new apartment complex at 257 Thayer St., replacing Squires Salon and Sahara Hookah.

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Luxury apartment plan approved for Thayer

September 24, 2012 0 comments

Plans for a new apartment complex on Thayer between Euclid and Meeting are moving forward after the outlines for the complex were approved by City Council.

Construction of the proposed housing project at the corner of Meeting and Thayer streets could start by August 2013.

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Proposed Thayer housing draws criticism

April 11, 2012 0 comments

Tuesday night’s public discussion saw a heated debate between opponents of the proposed 257 Thayer Street apartment complex and the few residents in favor of it.

A company bills a proposed apartment complex as luxury student housing.

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New student apartments proposed for Thayer

March 19, 2012 0 comments

Gilbane Development Corporation has proposed the construction of a four-story luxury apartment complex on Thayer Street between Meeting Street and Euclid Avenue.