New York Times: Quonset Makes a New Name for Itself in Business

From the New York Times:

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — Decades after it was decommissioned as a Navy base, Quonset Point is having a rebirth, becoming a small city of its own.

The sprawling Quonset Business Park recently reached a milestone, surpassing 10,000 employees at companies on the site. Its success is being cited as a model as Rhode Island tries to improve its economy.

he 3,212-acre site about 20 miles south of Providence has its own port, airport and rail line. It will become home this spring to a nonprofit based in the state, Edesia, which will open a new 85,000-square-foot factory on the grounds.

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