Dacon, Union Studio, and Carpionato collaborate on 4,800 s/f Lifespan Urgent Care facility

Johnston, RI In collaboration with Carpionato Group and Union Studio, Dacon Corp. has completed a new 4,800 s/f Lifespan Urgent Care facility at 11 Commerce Way. As Rhode Island’s first healthcare system and a not-for-profit entity, Lifespan consists of multi-specialty practices, teaching and community hospitals offering integrated healthcare. This location will treat ages 18 months to […]

Top Golf Breaks Ground in Cranston, RI

CRANSTON, RHODE ISLAND – Carpionato Group, based in and committed to Rhode Island, today celebrated the Phase I start of site work construction that will culminate in a new multi-level 68,000 square foot Top Golf sports and golf entertainment facility located at 100 Sockanosset Cross Road.

Editorial: Exciting idea for Newport

These are exciting times for Newport. In late July, the Carpionato Group unveiled plans for a stunning $100 million redevelopment of the former Newport Grand site.

Carpionato Breaks Ground on New Healthcare Facility for Ortho Rhode Island

Ortho Rhode Island, Calspan and Carpionato Group broke ground this week on a new state-of-the art medical office and surgery center for Ortho Rhode Island at the Crossings Office Park in Warwick. The site is also the home to the worldwide headquarters of the Davol division of BD – which has a 120,000 square foot biotechnology research and development […]

Zoning change paves way for Topgolf project

By DANIEL KITTREDGE A zoning amendment needed as part of plans for the proposed Topgolf sports-entertainment complex at the former Citizens Bank corporate office site on Sockanosset Cross Road has received the City Council’s unanimous backing. The vote Monday night represented the culmination of weeks of often contentious debate over the proposed development, which was […]

$200M+ Avon Village Center project advances

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By Gregory Seay A Rhode Island developer says construction could begin as early as Oct. 1 in Avon’s center on the initial phase of a long-awaited residential, office and retail complex that when fully complete will represent an investment “north of $200 million.” Carpionato Group, of Johnston, R.I., received unanimous approval July 31 from Avon’s […]

Carpionato Group is bullish on Rhode Island

By Mary MacDonald COMPELLING DEVELOPMENT: The Row at College Hill is a mixed-use development proposal by Carpionato Group to build on parcels 2, 5 and 6 on the East Side of Providence in the Interstate 195 Redevelopment District, which would include 203,000 square feet of medical and wet-lab space and incidental office space, a business […]

Developer buys Newport Grand property for $10.15 million

By Sean Flynn | Newport Daily News NEWPORT — The Carpionato Group of Johnston has purchased the Newport Grand property from Twin River, LLC, of Lincoln for $10.15 million, according to a deed filed Tuesday at the Newport’s Land Evidence Office. The purchase is for the building and 23.5-acre property only because the Newport Grand […]

Chapel View 2.0 in Pawtucket? Carpionato says that’s the plan

By ETHAN SHOREY, Valley Breeze Managing Editor PAWTUCKET – Representatives for the Carpionato Group say if the planned rebirth of the mostly vacant Narragansett Park Plaza is even close to what they’ve achieved in Cranston, Pawtucket will have an “engine” driving economic growth and new jobs. Kelly Coates, president and chief operating officer at the Carpionato Group, urged the City […]

What’s next for former Benny’s sites?

By Erica Moser   Day staff writer Three former Benny’s sites in southeastern Connecticut stand vacant. Three different owners are working to fix that. When the Bromberg family announced in September it would be closing all 31 New England locations by the end of the year, longtime customers were left wondering what they would do without their […]

‘Lifestyle center’ proposed at Narragansett Park Plaza in Pawtucket

By ETHAN SHOREY, Valley Breeze Managing Editor PAWTUCKET – Owners of the Narragansett Park Plaza along Newport Avenue at the Pawtucket/East Providence line are seeking to develop 118,770 square feet of office space, 72 residential units, 240,770 square feet of retail and restaurant space, and one drive-through restaurant. Those behind the project say it would transform […]

Carpionato aims to add hundreds of jobs with Benny’s redevelopment

By Shaun Towne and Nancy Krause Published: November 30, 2017, 10:46 am  Updated: November 30, 2017, 7:25 pm PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The Carpionato Group announced Thursday it expects to add hundreds of short- and long-term jobs as it works to redevelop 29 current and former Benny’s store locations. Kelly Coates, a senior vice president at Carpionato, said the real estate […]

$48-million medical services, office complex proposed in Warwick

By Linda BorgJournal Staff Writer WARWICK, R.I. — A $48-million office and medical services complex is planned for the property that is home to the Crowne Plaza complex, the developers said Tuesday. The project, by Warwick Hotel Associates, includes a 100-room addition to the Plaza and three office buildings, including a 35,000-square-foot medical facility that state […]

Retail empire emerges: RI developer adding more stores, jobs in South Attleboro

BY GEORGE W. RHODES SUN CHRONICLE STAFF ATTLEBORO – A barren, dusty strip on the east side of Route 1, running from Newport Avenue to May Street, is expected to be teeming with economic activity in a year or so – even more than first thought. An offshoot of Rhode Island-based Carpionato Properties has added a […]

Neighborhood of the Week | Sockanosset: Retail reinvention for state complex

CRANSTON — Cranston’s largest new development, the $95-million Chapel View retail/office/condo complex, sits next to the aging brick and stone buildings at the state government’s sprawling office complex and correctional facility site, the John O. Pastore Center, formerly known as the Howard Reservation. Carpionato Properties, of Johnston, the developer, is nearing completion on the project, […]