RI.gov R.I. Government Agencies | Privacy Policy |
Ask Us A Question
  • World's Largest Prosciutto Factory in RI

    The new 300,000-square-foot, $70-million Daniele charcuterie facility is currently under construction. It incorporates several green elements, including a suite of solar panels installed with the help of a REF grant. An opening celebration planned is for the spring.

  • Actions for R.I. Economic Development

    This document outlines our strengths, competitive advantages, long-term challenges and actionable strategies for growth. It is our economic map: a snapshot of today and a detailed road to a thriving future.  Learn More

  • Think Bigger

    A new economic development website for Greater RI quantifies why Rhode Island is the ideal choice for decision makers looking to relocate, start-up or expand.  Learn More

  • Economic Intersections

    Through a partnership between Commerce RI, the RI Foundation and the private sector, an action agenda has been created to improve Rhode Island's economy.  Read the executive summary  Read the full report

 

News

RSS
11/25/2014
Published: November 25, 2014 12:55 PM BY KATE BRAMSON Journal Staff Writer The student-housing developer that has agreed to buy a parcel of former Route 195 land had initially offered $1 million for the land it eventually agreed to buy from the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission for $2.7 million.
11/25/2014
Published: November 24, 2014 11:35 PM BY PAUL GRIMALDI Journal Staff Writer Growing the Rhode Island economy was once again the theme at the annual meeting of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce as business and political leaders Monday outlined ways in which they will work to help the state recover from its long struggle.
11/25/2014
Published: November 24, 2014 11:28 PM BY KATE BRAMSON Journal Staff Writer At 26, this serial entrepreneur at the helm of his second company has just raised $35 million in venture capital for Teespring, the largest single such investment in a Rhode Island company. Teespring helps customers design and print their own T-shirts but says its broader mission is to change the way commerce works.

Press Releases

RSS
10/23/2014
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources today announce that, according to the 2014 edition of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) State Scorecard, Rhode Island is ranked the third most energy efficient state in the nation. The state was...
10/22/2014
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation (Commerce RI) and the Rhode Island Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC) today announced that six Rhode Island businesses will receive $269,963 in grants from the state's Innovate Rhode Island Small Business Fund (Innovate RI Fund). The state grants...
10/10/2014
North Smithfield today became the first Rhode Island Community to embrace and launch the "Solarize" residential solar energy campaign. Solarize Rhode Island is a program created through a partnership of The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation (Commerce RI), the Rhode Island Office of Energy...

More Press Releases →