Top Menu

Tag Archives | Scott Wolf

RISBJ: U.S. Business Trend Toward Walkable Downtowns Aligns with RI Economic Development Strategies

Hundreds of American companies see unique competitive advantages to being located in a walkable downtown neighborhood. These locations are helping companies attract and retain talented workers, build their brand and corporate identity, support creative collaboration, be closer to partners, consolidate operations, and support triple-bottom line business outcomes. Scott Wolf, executive director of the nonprofit policy […]

Continue Reading

Grow Smart offers candidates set of policy reforms to jumpstart economy, capitalize on place-based assets

21-page Briefing Book ties together economic development and job creation, tax-dollar efficiencies and strong, vibrant and healthy communities 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 Download Briefing Book – For best results printing, please download the […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Reinventing Rhode Island

GrowSmartRI’s Scott Wolf talked in this past Sunday’s Providence Journal Reinvent Rhode Island series about the local outlook on the economy; How We See Ourselves. Does gloom beget gloomy numbers? Yes, Grow Smart RI executive director Scott Wolf asserts. “It makes us timid when it comes to public policy,” he syas. “It makes us focus […]

Continue Reading

PPS Business Members Spring Event, featuring Scott Wolf

GrowSmartRI’s Executive Director, Scott Wolf will be the featured presenter at next Thursday’s Providence Preservation Society Business Members Spring Event Please join the Providence Preservation Society Business Members on April 22, 2010 Featuring a presentation by Scott Wolf, Executive Director of Grow Smart Rhode Island Historic Rehabilitation & Urban Revitalization: Key Tools for Sustainable Economic […]

Continue Reading

Scott Wolf on “State of the State”

GrowSmartRI Executive Director, Scott Wolf recently appeared on Operation Clean Government’s program, “State of the State.” Scott Wolf of Grow Smart RI has many strategies to grow Rhode Island smartly. There was a time when the little state of Rhode Island was an economic giant. Business people, entrepreneurs and government officials understood the state’s assets […]

Continue Reading

Providence Children’s Museum: “Where Do the Children Play?” Screening and Discussion

GrowSmartRI’s Scott Wolf featured on panel discussion tonight about children’s play. Documentary and Discussion Ask ‘Where Do the Children Play?’ Children’s Museum Presents Film Screenings About Outdoor Play Providence Children’s Museum is presenting two free public screenings of “Where Do the Children Play?” The provocative documentary film examines an issue of growing concern among pediatricians, […]

Continue Reading

Optimism Offensive

Scratch beneath the surface and you’ll find Rhode Islanders like a lot about the state David Scharfenberg writes about Scott Wolf’s one-man optimism offensive in this week’s Providence Phoenix. Seven or eight years ago, with the state’s economy aflutter and Providence in ascendance, Scott Wolf thought Rhode Island was finally starting to shed its inferiority […]

Continue Reading

Rhode Island Builder Report, Conversation with Scott Wolf

GrowSmartRI Executive Director Scott Wolf is featured in this month’s The Rhode Island Builder Report, the publication of the Rhode Island Builders Association. Scott speaks about the Rhode Island economy, housing, the state’s many assets, historic tax credits, transportation, and more. On Rhode Island’s assets: They include a tremendous collection of historic buildings and neighborhoods. […]

Continue Reading