Tag: RhodeIsland

AIA R.I. Names Taylor President

AIA R.I. Names Taylor President

| April 23, 2019

Pawtucket, RI – LLB Architects, a New England architecture firm based in Pawtucket, announced that senior associate Jonathan M. Taylor, AIA, has been named president of AIA Rhode Island. The 501c6 nonprofit membership organization, founded in 1875, is the seventh oldest chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Taylor joined LLB Architects in 2011. He […]

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Providence Homewood Suites Opens

Providence Homewood Suites Opens

| April 9, 2019

Providence, RI – Joint venture partners James Karam of First Bristol Corporation and Joseph R. Paolino, Jr. of Paolino Properties announced the opening of the Homewood Suites by Hilton Providence at a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 8. The eight-story, $30 million extended stay hotel is located at the once-vacant lot at the intersection of […]

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Construction to Begin on Newport Hotel

Construction to Begin on Newport Hotel

| April 4, 2019

DiPrete Provides Engineering Services Newport, RI – Plans for a new 57-room, four-story hotel in Newport are moving along. Located at the corner of Long Wharf and America’s Cup Avenue, the new hotel will replace a two-story building that formerly housed a Hooley store and the Corcoran, Peckham, Hayes, Leys & Olaynack PC Law Firm. […]

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S&S Hires Hornsey

S&S Hires Hornsey

| March 12, 2019

East Providence, RI – Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage, Inc. (S&S) has hired Shikha Hornsey as chief information officer. She will be responsible for formulating organizational growth through technical, digital, and innovative business solutions. She will also provide strategic IT leadership and direction for all S&S practice groups and business units to drive operational efficiencies. Prior […]

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Robinson Joins Fuss & O’Neill

Robinson Joins Fuss & O’Neill

| February 27, 2019

Providence, RI – Fuss & O’Neill has hired Arnold Robinson as its regional director of planning based out of Providence. He joins the firm after 30 years working in the fields of community planning, historic preservation and rehabilitation, education, and urban design. Most recently, Robinson served as associate dean for community engagement at Roger Williams University. […]

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Riggs Receives Freeman Award

Riggs Receives Freeman Award

| February 22, 2019

Larry D. Riggs, PE, president of Pare Corporation, was awarded the 2019 Freeman Award by the Providence Engineering Society. The award, the society’s highest honor, is given to an individual who has demonstrated engineering excellence and advanced the engineering profession throughout his/her career. For over 40 years, Riggs has served as a role model through […]

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WIC Profile: Julia Hall

WIC Profile: Julia Hall

| February 20, 2019

Julia Hall’s career in construction started when she took a temporary assignment as a front desk receptionist for Dimeo Construction Company in Providence, R.I. She settled in quickly and excelled in this role with her natural ability to communicate and help people. She received her associate’s degree in liberal arts from the Community College of […]

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Design and Innovation Center Launched in R.I.

Design and Innovation Center Launched in R.I.

| February 13, 2019

Providence, RI – Governor Gina M. Raimondo recently joined Infosys to launch the company’s new Design and Innovation Center in Providence. The governor and Infosys also announced a new partnership with the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) to create the Digital Economy Aspirations Lab (DEAL) to develop educational programming that helps prepare students for […]

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R.I. Commerce Corporation Approves Hotel

R.I. Commerce Corporation Approves Hotel

| February 4, 2019

Providence, RI – The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation has approved a package of tax incentives for a $55.2 million  hotel proposed for the I-195 Redevelopment District. The new 6,300sf, seven story Aloft brand hotel – as part of the Wexford Innovation Complex – will provide 169 guestrooms. The developer is CV Properties. This district development looks to open up […]

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Homewood Suites Nears Completion

Homewood Suites Nears Completion

| November 21, 2018

First Bristol and Paolino Partner Providence, RI – Joint Venture Partners First Bristol Corporation and Paolino Properties are nearing completion of a $30 million Homewood Suites by Hilton “All-Suites” Hotel at 5 Exchange Street in the heart of downtown Providence. The six-story, 120-room extended stay hotel is located at the once-vacant lot at the intersection […]

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