Updated January 28 at 6:28pm
Economic Activity
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The U.S. jobless rate declined to a six-year low of 5.9 percent in September and employers in the U.S. added more workers than projected, signs of more vigor in the labor market that will help sustain faster economic growth. more
Corvias Campus Living has landed a $517 million contract with the University of Georgia to maintain and expand the school system’s student housing. more
Aspen Aerogels has been chosen by the East Providence Chamber of Commerce as the 2014 recipient of its Business of the Year Award. more
The Cherrystone Angel Group is one of the first angel groups in the nation to receive a certification aimed at lessening the burden placed on entrepreneurs to prove accredited status of investors. more
The Rhode Island commercial real estate market has strengthened in the past year and is expected to continue that trend into 2015, with vacancy rates in office space declining in both the downtown Providence and suburban markets. more
Paolino Properties has purchased a 123,000-square-foot building that houses Hasbro Inc.’s research and development, and administrative and data offices. more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse has announced its 2015 accelerator class, which features 16 social entrepreneurs from across the country participating in a 12-week program in partnership with Brown University. more
AS220 and the city of Providence are among 90 finalists for grants from ArtPlace America, which received 1,283 applications. more
U.S. stocks rose, after the biggest jump in a year for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, as global equities rallied on the Federal Reserve’s pledge to be patient on the timing of rate increases. more
The index of U.S. leading indicators rose in November for a third straight month, a sign the economy is gaining traction heading into 2015. more
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