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15-story ‘Edge College Hill Two’ proposed for Canal Street site

In Development by Jef Nickerson35 Comments

Massing model of proposed Edge College Hill Two. The first Edge College Hill building under construciton now is rendered to the left. DBVW Architects While the 15-story Edge College Hill building is currently under construction on Canal Street, a proposal for a second 15-story building (Edge College Hill Two), will be heard by the Downtown Design Review Committee on Monday, …

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Providence City Plan Commission Meeting – December 19, 2017

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Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Approval of minutes from the November 14 2017 regular meeting – for action Adoption of the 2018 meeting calendar Director’s Report Land Development Project – Pubic Informational Meeting 1. Case no. 17-020MA – 37-47 Elmwood Avenue (Master Plan) – Owner and Applicant: Blessing Ekperi – The applicant is seeking master plan approval for …

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What the Amazon Headquarters Beauty Contest can teach us about Economic Development

In Development by Seth Zeren10 Comments

The economic development world is all abuzz with last week’s news that Amazon is courting cities for a second headquarters that will match their current, in Seattle, with 50,000 employees and over 8 million square feet of office space. To no one’s surprise, the State of Rhode Island has declared its intention to submit a proposal to lure Amazon’s new …