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Economic Activity
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The Rhode Island Mall has been sold to a Baltimore company with a history of revamping distressed retail properties. more
Consumer confidence climbed in June to a five-month high as an improving job market boosted Americans’ attitudes about the world’s largest economy. more
A total of $1.7 million in Incumbent Worker Training Grants are available for fiscal 2016 on a rolling basis, according to the Governor’s Workforce Board. more
Ground was broken on the $7.5 million Fernwood ‘Mutual Self Help’ housing development in the village of Pascaog this week in which families will help build their own homes. more
Rhode Island is the third-worst state for businesses, according to a CNBC study. more
Nearly 42 million Americans – including 2.1 million from New England – are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday travel period from July 1 to 5, the most since 2007, according to AAA. more
Cash collections grew 6.6 percent during the 11-month fiscal year period that ended in May, and 8.2 percent in May alone, according to a report from the state Department of Revenue. more
A greater share of U.S. millennials say they’re likely to buy a home this year, adding to evidence that first-time buyers are finally entering the real estate market and fueling a jump in sales. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits held below 300,000 for the 16th straight week, signaling a tighter labor market that will help propel growth in the second half of 2015. more
(Updated 3:41 p.m.) The Providence Journal building at 75 Fountain St. has been purchased by Nordblom Co. and Cornish Associates from A.H. Belo for $3.3 million. more
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