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A topping off ceremony was held recently for Bryant University’s new Academic Innovation Center, a two-story, 50,000-square-foot building under construction by Everett, Mass.-based Bond.
For decades, college students who wanted to live off campus would find roommates and rent a house or an apartment, and divide the rent and utilities.
That worked well enough if everyone stayed together for the duration of the lease. But if …
Construction employment increased in 278 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Fall-River-Warwick metropolitan area, in February, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.
Construction employment rose in 190 out of 358 metropolitan areas over the year in December, including in the Providence-Warwick metro area, which saw jobs climb 2 percent, the Associated General Contractors of America reported Tuesday.