Economic development agencies, chambers of commerce, and other organizations and businesses to help with your relocation or expansion:
Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation
The RIEDC is the full service, official economic development organization for the state. A quasi-public agency, it serves as a government and community resource to help streamline the business expansion in and relocation to Rhode Island. The agency assists companies with commercial real estate, business financing, workforce training and other relevant issues.
315 Iron Horse Way, Providence, RI 02908 (Map & Aerial View)
City of Cranston Economic Development Department
The Office, located at Cranston City Hall, is a one-stop shop for all business needs. Whether a business is looking for available real estate, tax incentives, job training, or financing, its staff is ready to assist.
869 Park Avenue, Cranston, RI 02910 (Map & Aerial View)
East Bay Chamber of Commerce
Its mission is to promote business as the foundation for community growth and well-being by being the most reliable resource and leading advocate for businesses throughout the East Bay and surrounding areas.
16 Cutler Street, Suite 102, Warren, RI 02885 (Map & Aerial View)
Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber is Rhode Island's oldest and largest business advocacy organization. For 139 years, its mission has been to foster the development of a positive and productive business climate for the community through economic development, business-to-business relationship building and effective public policies and government.
30 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903 (Map & Aerial View)
Rhode Island Industrial News:
Industrial Directory Reports Rhode Island Manufacturing Jobs Declined 2.2% (3/11/2013)
Rhode Island Manufacturing Jobs Remained Steady Over Year According To Industrial Directory (2/22/2012)
Manufacturers Directory Reports Rhode Island Industrial Jobs Declined 2.6% Over Past Year (2/14/2011)
Rhode Island Industrial Jobs Declined 8.9% Since Start Of Recession (1/27/2010)
Rhode Island Manufacturing Jobs Fell 4.1% In 2008 According To State Industrial Directory (2/11/2009)
Manufacturers' Guide Reports Rhode Island Manufacturing Jobs Down 3.9%; Providence Still Tops For Factories (2/9/2007)
Looking to reach Rhode Island manufacturers? Access the Rhode Island Manufacturers Database compiled by MNI.
*Manufacturing stats updated on 5/17/2013. All other stats updated on 5/17/2013. Listings updated on 5/18/2013.