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Economic Activity
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A Canadian company that has proposed to import cement through the Port of Providence is scheduled for a hearing Thursday at Providence City Hall on its request for tax incentives to improve its local facility. more
On the heels of a healthy August, September’s economic momentum in Rhode Island fared almost as well, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
(Updated 3:36 p.m. and 9:33 a.m.) A Florida company is moving its executive team of 10 employees to Rhode Island. more
The Woonsocket Creative Placemaking Project is asking city artists and arts businesses to complete a survey and attend an event next week as part of its effort to revitalize Woonsocket through arts-based investment. more
Home ownership for Latinos in Rhode Island is significantly less compared with non-Latinos, according to a new report from the Latino Policy Institute and HousingWorks RI. 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
At 27.5 percent, Rhode Island was among the five states in May that have the largest gap in home prices from the peak prices years earlier. more
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing clinched first place Monday, crossing the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 finish line first in Gothenburg, Sweden. more
Previously owned U.S. homes sold in May at the fastest pace since November 2009, driven by first-time buyers and indicating budding momentum in the residential real estate market. more
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