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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
A standardized tax stabilization agreement that could attract developers to the largely untouched City Centre Warwick district has the support of the city’s leaders, according to an announcement Wednesday. more
Contracts to purchase previously owned U.S. homes rose in May to a nine-year high, indicating recent strength in the real-estate industry will be sustained. more
The Ocean State has been riding a wave of high-end residential real estate sales recently, one that looks to keep rising in 2015. One hundred and seventy-six homes sold for more than $1 million in 2014, according to the Rhode Island … 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
Royal Ahold NV agreed to acquire Delhaize Group for about 9.32 billion euros ($10.4 billion) in shares, creating the fifth-biggest U.S. supermarket retailer in the industry’s biggest transaction for almost a decade. more
Qatar-owned broadcaster beIN Sports is in advanced talks to buy Turkey’s biggest pay-TV platform Digiturk, two people with knowledge of the matter said. more
The Wyndham Garden Providence, the city’s sole waterfront hotel, announced Friday it is in the stages of rebranding and will soon become the Hilton Garden Inn Providence Hotel. more
A new “buy local” campaign, dubbed “Indie Week,” runs Wednesday through July 7, providing special discounts from participating businesses. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts dropped 2 cents from last week, according to AAA Northeast. more
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