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Americans have flocked back to pickups and SUVs as gasoline prices have fallen and that’s slowing U.S. automakers’ progress on fuel economy targets, according to new data released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. more
Are financial incentives a prerequisite for economic development? In most urban areas of Rhode Island, the answer appears to be a qualified yes. Developers interested in investing have traditionally sought property tax relief, with the full … more
Urban Greens Food Co-op has selected the site of the former Louttit Laundry building at 93 Cranston St. to locate a grocery store emphasizing natural and local foods. more
DiPrete Engineering will provide civil engineering support for design, permitting and construction of a new public safety facility for Sharon, Mass. more
Northeast Collaborative Architects recently completed the restoration of the Wolfeboro Town Hall in New Hampshire. more
Four historic redevelopment projects that had received property tax incentives from the city of Providence more than a decade ago are now seeking five-year extensions for the tax stabilization agreements, citing unanticipated setbacks caused by the national economic recession. more
Jim Abbott is the manager of the Westerly office for Randall Realtors and its director of agent development. A real estate broker in Rhode Island and Connecticut, he has worked in real estate for 10 years. more
Three new incentive programs were launched Friday by officials to improve streetscapes in central business districts, provide tax stabilization incentives, and give tax credits to Rhode Island companies that play a role in persuading a supplier or customer to relocate to the Ocean State and create at least 10 new jobs. more
When it comes to affluence, Barrington is the top community in Rhode Island. more
Providence is the third-worst city to retire, due to its lack of affordability, WalletHub said. more
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