High rock development http://ripr.org en 'Superman' Building Owner Renews Call For State Support Of Rehab Project http://ripr.org/post/superman-building-owner-renews-call-state-support-rehab-project <p>The owner of the Superman Building in downtown Providence renewed his call Tuesday for a public-private partnership to revitalize the vacant skyscraper. But it remains unclear whether the state will provide $39 million in requested help.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:07:57 +0000 Ian Donnis 34645 at http://ripr.org 'Superman' Building Owner Renews Call For State Support Of Rehab Project Lawmakers Consider Bill To Revitalize 'Superman' Building http://ripr.org/post/lawmakers-consider-bill-revitalize-superman-building <p>A bill that would use $39 million in taxpayers’ money to revitalize the vacant Superman Building is slated for a Senate Finance committee hearing this Tuesday.&nbsp; Lawmakers have been lukewarm about using a public subsidy for the Providence skyscraper.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 12:56:55 +0000 Ian Donnis 34581 at http://ripr.org Lawmakers Consider Bill To Revitalize 'Superman' Building Financing Plan To Revitalize Superman Building May Soon Be Announced http://ripr.org/post/financing-plan-revitalize-superman-building-may-soon-be-announced <p>Supporters of turning the vacant Superman Building into apartment units say they may unveil a new financing plan as soon as next week.&nbsp; The General Assembly has been wary of offering a public subsidy to reuse the Superman Building in the aftermath of the collapse of video-game company 38 Studios. Supporters of the project say filling the Superman Building with tenants and other new uses would boost the economy in Providence.</p><p></p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:12:12 +0000 Ian Donnis 30040 at http://ripr.org Financing Plan To Revitalize Superman Building May Soon Be Announced