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Rhode Island firm says it'll spend $100M to redevelop Benny's locations


PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Rhode Island real estate firm says it will spend more than $100 million to redevelop 29 locations of the southern New England retail chain Benny's, which is closing its doors this year. The Carpionato Group announced plans Thursday ...


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PROVIDENCE, R.I.  — A Rhode Island real estate firm says it will spend more than $100 million to redevelop 29 locations of the southern New England retail chain Benny's, which is closing its doors this year. The Carpionato Group announced plans Thursday to bring a mix of retailers and restaurants to the Benny's locationsThey expect to create hundreds of construction jobs and more than 1,000 permanent jobs once the stores open. The company said Tuesday it was buying nearly all of the Benny's locations for an undisclosed sumThe deal involves 14 stores in Rhode Island, 11 in Massachusetts and four in Connecticut. Benny's had three locations in the Brockton area, in Middleboro, Raynham and Mansfield.  The agreement comes after the Bromberg family, which has long owned the chain, announced they are retiring. About Us Sign up for daily e-mail Subscribe Site ServicesWork for UsFind Your TownAbout UsAdsSubscribeAdvertiser InfoPay Your Ad BillMarket PlaceJobsHomesClassifiedsDealsDaily SitesThe EnterpriseThe Herald NewsMetroWest Daily NewsMilford Daily NewsPatriot LedgerTaunton GazetteResourcesMedia partner - WCVBWicked Local ContestsFacebookTwitterPinterestInstagram var verticalContent = verticals_data['p'+396+']; for(var key in verticalContent) { if(verticalContent.hasOwnProperty(key)) { var vc_title = verticalContent[key].title; var vc_url = verticalContent[key].url; var vc_html = '+vc_title+'; var vc_job = 'Jobs'; if(vc_title != ' && vc_title != 'NA' && vc_url != ' && vc_url != 'NA') { if(vc_title == 'Classifieds' || vc_title == 'Cars') { $('#footer-main-verticals ul').append(vc_html); } } if(vc_title == 'Jobs' && vc_url == 'NA') { $('#footer-main-verticals ul').append(vc_job); } } }

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