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PROVIDENCE – Legislation creating a tax exemption for certain residential property developments which have not been completed or, if completed, have not been sold and occupied, has been signed into law. New construction on development … more
Owner: Lark Hotels Designer: Rachel Reider Interiors Cost: $1 million Use: A Victorian bed and breakfast in Newport, purchased and renovated by Lark Hotels, has been transformed into a … more
Unemployment is falling steadily in Rhode Island, to below 6 percent as of June, the lowest level in eight years. It's a promising trend, unless you happen to work in construction. Employment levels in construction, seasonally … more
Rhode Island lost 1,600 construction jobs year over year in June, ranking it second-to-last among the states and the District of Columbia for construction employment, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
A new state law designed to encourage housing construction also creates tax incentives for builders who want to restore blighted or vacant structures. more
Hugh Fisher in 2006 sat in the back of a conference room in Tennessee with his arms folded and his mind made up that his trip to learn about "woman-centric" home design was one big waste of time. "I said to myself, ‘What could a woman … more
Bank branches are shedding the stodgy image. Structured spaces and teller lines are coming down and technology stations are entering, aimed at consumers who are comfortable with using digital devices for financial transactions. The trend … more
New-home construction in the U.S. climbed in June to the second-highest level since November 2007 as builders stepped up work on apartment projects. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate continues to dip, with a June drop of a tenth of a percentage point to 5.9 percent compared with May, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
Builders are more upbeat about the U.S. real-estate market than at any time in the last decade as better job prospects fuel home sales. more
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