Tax Stabilization Program
New commercial construction or rehab projects could be eligible for a 5-10 year phase-in of property taxes. Proposals must be reviewed prior to submitting in a permitting application with the Building Department. Please contact the Department of Community Development to learn more about the application process or download the PDF application provided below.
Opportunity Zone Program
Investors with capital gains tax liabilities can make equity investments in businesses and real estate located in designed Opportunity Zones to receive special tax benefits. To learn more about local opportunities, please contact the Economic Development Coordinator.
Commerce Rhode Island
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation is quasi-public agency that offers business assistance, access to funding and red tape reduction for companies of all sizes. Commerce RI helps businesses expand in and relocate to Rhode Island.
Rhode Island SBA
Created in 1953, the U.S. SBA is dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.
Address: 10 Court Street, Bristol, RI 02809
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday | 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Economic Development Coordinator
Phone: 401-253-7000 ext. 129
Director of Community Development
Phone: 401-253-7000 ext. 126