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A few years ago, a labor shortage in the building trades in the Providence area seemed difficult to imagine. more
A new law enacted in July that grants property tax exemptions on unoccupied new construction or renovations permitted after July 1 could help spur speculative construction short-circuited by the Great Recession, Rhode Island builders say. … more
A multifamily building now undergoing renovation in the Smith Hill neighborhood of Providence will soon be more than housing for a few families: It will be a refuge for those seeking escape from violence and abuse. more
Being green is a substantial part of many Rhode Island architects’ businesses, and the standard for getting there – the LEED program – is not the only approach, architects and industry leaders say. more
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 … more
How many hands did it take to build the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, the first full-rigged, ocean-worthy tall ship to be built in the U.S. in a century? more
It’s known in Newport as the “road to nowhere.” more
(Editor’s note: This two-part package is part of a planned series of stories on statewide ballot questions voters will consider.) more
Randall Rosenbaum, executive director for the R.I. State Council on the Arts, says a $35 million “creative and culture economy bond” request voters will be asked to approve on Election Day will more than pay for itself in new jobs and general economic and cultural stimulation. more
At more than 80 years old, Dimeo Construction Co.’s presence can be felt throughout New England, including in some of Rhode Island’s most high-profile projects. more
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