Social Enterprise Greenhouse and ONE Neighborhood Builders say the new center will offer resources to help small business owners launch and thrive in Rhode Island

By Edward Fitzpatrick

Published June 3, 2021, 9:57 a.m.

The Boston Globe

PROVIDENCE — The Social Enterprise Greenhouse and ONE Neighborhood Builders on Thursday announced the opening of a local business support center at 222 Manton Ave.

The business center will serve as “a collaborative, one-stop shop where individuals and small business owners can easily find the resources and support they need to launch and grow their businesses,” the groups said.

The center welcomes all interested businesses, but especially those from the 02908 and 02909 ZIP codes.

“Small businesses are a fundamental part of Providence and make our city a vibrant place to live, work, and play,” Mayor Jorge O. Elorza said in a statement. “Removing barriers for more small businesses to thrive helps grow and sustain our community, now and for generations to come.”

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PHOTO CREDIT: ONE Neighborhood Builders