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June 21st Power of Place Summit will bring together 500 community stakeholders focused on shaping a stronger, more vibrant Rhode Island

Governor Raimondo, several members of her Administration to participate, along withRealtor.com’s Chief Economist and leaders from several Northeastern cities June 11, 2016 – In the two years since the last Power of Place Summit, Rhode Island has turned some important corners. The state’s economy is on the rebound, the real estate market is performing better […]

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Getting to the Power of Place Summit

There are many convenient ways to get to the Rhode Island Convention Center on Friday for the Power of Place Summit. Transit: Many of our attendees are very familiar with RIPTA’s convenient and affordable transit service. If you’ve never taken it, why not try it for the Summit. Use their convenient Trip Planner to find […]

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Game-Changer Projects to be featured this weekend on ABC6

Program airs Saturday at 1:30 p.m. on Renewable Now with host Peter Arpin The Knowledge District, Warwick Station Development District and the East Providence Waterfront District – all game-changer projects for Rhode Island – will be previewed this Saturday on Renewable Now. Guests include Scott Wolf of Grow Smart Rhode Island, Colin Kane of the […]

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Smart Growth in the news

The Boston Business Journal reports on $16M in tax credits issued in Massachusetts to restore historic buildings. There is a bill working its way through the Rhode Island General Assembly to restore our Historic Tax Credit program. Developers received nearly $16 million in historic tax credits which developers will use to preserve landmark properties that […]

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Smart Growth leaders, projects and plans to be honored at May 11th – Power of Place Summit

For Immediate Release Contact: Scott Wolf, Executive Director – 401.273.5711, Ext. 4 – swolf@growsmartri.org John Flaherty, Director of Research & Communications – 401.273.5711, Ext. 5 – jflaherty@growsmartri.org May 2, 2012 – Providence, RI – Despite serious economic challenges – or perhaps because of them – there is innovation and success occurring throughout Rhode Island that’s […]

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Are you registered to attend our Power of Place Summit?

See who’s already registered | Register yourself | Join the Facebook event Summit: Leveraging the Power of Place for a Stronger Rhode Island Economy Keynote address will connect demand for great place-making with economic opportunity in a knowledge-based economy Prominent national real estate developer, land use strategist, teacher, researcher and author Christopher Leinberger and Smart […]

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Power of Place Summit Survey

If you attended our Power of Place Summit on May 14th, please take a few moments to fill out our survey. Filling out the survey will help us assess the success of the event, what attendees liked (or didn’t), and how to make the next Summit even better. Click here to take the survey

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