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Economic Development

The City of East Providence's Economic Development programs are administered through the Department of Planning, located in City Hall. Whether you are looking for available real estate, tax stabilization information, financing, or information on permitting, our staff is here to assist you. Contact the East Providence Planning Department at 435-7531, Ext. 11153 for more information on our community's economic development services.

East Providence maintains a strong commitment to economic growth and vitality with programs and initiatives designed to promote the expansion of existing commercial and industrial businesses as well as to attract new business. The City has long been noted as an attractive location for a wide variety of commercial and industrial interests and has a reputation for providing top quality municipal services and amenities. East Providence's commitment to economic development is spearheaded by a nine member Economic Development Commission and a support staff available to provide technical support for existing or prospective businesses.


Additional Links

Contact Information


145 Taunton Ave.
East Providence, RI 02914

Jeanne Boyle, Planning Director


Jim Moran, Economic Planner

401-435-7531 ext. 11153


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