Steven J. King is recognized for environmental excellence at Quonset

Steve NEWEA Award

The New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA) has awarded Steven J. King, P.E., the Elizabeth A. Cutone Executive Leadership Award for executive leadership of an environmentally focused organization. As managing director of the Quonset Development Corporation, King has overseen the successful implementation of major projects related to water, stormwater and wastewater utility management. Under his […]

Gov. McKee Joins Wind Energy Execs, Labor and Community Leaders at Quonset to Highlight Progress on Revolution Wind

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Governor Dan McKee joined local leaders and joint venture partners Ørsted and Eversource today at Quonset to celebrate progress on the first utility-scale offshore wind project serving Rhode Island and Connecticut. Revolution Wind’s underground transmission cable will come ashore at the Business Park. From there, it will deliver energy from the wind farm to the electric grid following […]

Governor McKee highlights momentum at Quonset and across Rhode Island

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Gov. Dan McKee recaps recent success at Quonset and throughout Rhode Island, including critical upgrades to the Port of Davisville in the October edition of the New England Real Estate Journal. The piece highlights Quonset’s future as a critical offshore wind hub, continued expansion at the Business Park, a new workforce development program for clean energy […]

National honors for Quonset wastewater management team


Quonset’s award-winning wastewater management team earned the bronze medal recently at the Water Environment Federation’s annual competition in Chicago (above). Led by Plant Manager, Eddie Davies and Industrial Pretreatment Inspector, David Bruno, Team “Rising Sludge” showcased their skills in process control and laboratory analysis while competing with teams from around the world. The event allowed […]

Steven King pitches return on investment at Quonset

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QDC Managing Director Steven King presented at Rhode Island’s inaugural Investor Conference, recently hosted by General Treasurer James Diossa. King was glad to share that public investment in Quonset has generated billions every year in returns, benefitting all Rhode Islanders. Quonset is home to 229 companies and more than 13,000 jobs, including nearly one of […]

Five Questions with Chelsea Siefert, Quonset’s new COO

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Quonset’s new Chief Operating Officer Chelsea Siefert recently spoke with Providence Business News about her top priorities in her new role. Siefert shared her vision for the future of Quonset, including the Port of Davisville’s $234.5 million dollar master plan that includes critical new offshore wind infrastructure, and continuing to help Quonset businesses grow at the Park. […]

Thousands of Autos Arrive in One Day


Quonset’s Port of Davisville continues to thrive as one of North America’s Top Ten auto importers, driving jobs and tax revenue for Rhode Island. On September 12, two NYK Line ships – the Capricornus Leader and the Oceanus Leader – arrived at the Port and offloaded more than 5,000 brand-new Subaru vehicles. The cars were […]

State Senators Tour Business Park

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QDC Managing Director Steven King welcomed State Senator Alana DiMario (North Kingstown, Narragansett, New Shoreham), along with her colleagues, Senate Majority Leader Ryan Pearson and Senators Hanna Gallo, John Burke, Dawn Euer, Matt LaMountain, and David Tikoian for a tour of the Business Park. The Senate delegation received a briefing on Quonset’s world-class infrastructure and […]

Reopening the Seabee Chapel in the Pines


During World War II, Quonset was home to a U.S. Naval base which was the original home of the U.S. Naval Construction Battalion, known as the “Fighting Seabees.” For decades, Seabees and their families were married and baptized children in the “Chapel in the Pines.” They gathered to worship, and they prayed for safe deployments […]