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5 new Providence Hotels could open in 2018 + map

In a city of just over 20 square miles, there will be 19 hotels come 2019, contractors say. Five new downtown hotel projects hope to add 633 hotel rooms to the already 2,380 rooms (including bed and breakfasts and hostels) in the city. View the full...

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Four hotels are planned for Providence

If you think downtown has too many hotels, brace yourself, because next year you're likely to see three or four more going up. One area where the city is lacking is in accommodations for extended stay-visitors, especially business travelers. View the full article in the Providence...

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40 Under Forty

Providence Business News has chosen the winners for its 12th 40 Under Forty program, to be honored Thursday, July 21, at Aldrich Mansion in Warwick. The women and men to be recognized in the 2016 edition of the competition were chosen from among 150 applicants, and...

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15 Best Architects in Providence

From the College Hill neighborhood to a newly re-energized downtown, the architecture of Providence showcases exemplary residential, industrial, commercial, and educational buildings. One of the oldest cities in the United States with a continuous influx of immigrants, the architecture illuminates the history and culture of...

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Micro-Lofts, Retail Space Proposed for Dorrance Street Building

PROVIDENCE – A largely vacant, five-story office building in downtown Providence could be converted beginning this summer to 44 micro-loft apartments with ground-level retail, under a proposal advanced by property owner Case Mead Assoc. LLC. The property, of 68-76 Dorrance St., is managed by former Providence...

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Panel backs plan for 8-story hotel in Providence

PROVIDENCE — After decades of rejected or abandoned plans, a hotel may finally be built on the grassy triangular lot at Memorial Boulevard and Steeple Street, the site of many art installations over the years. The Capital Center Commission Wednesday endorsed a plan to build an...

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Extended-stay hotel approved for long-vacant downtown parcel

PROVIDENCE – First Bristol Corp. of Fall River has received final approval for construction of an eight-story, all-suites hotel on the triangular lot in the Capital Center District. The property, known as “Parcel 12,” is owned by the city of Providence and will be acquired by...

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