Updated February 9 at 12:27am
Economic Activity
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PROVIDENCE – The New England jobless rate was 5.2 percent in March, 1 percentage point less than it was in March 2014, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. The New England jobless rate was slightly less than the national … more
(Updated 2:27 p.m.) The Rhode Island Mall is under contract for sale to a Baltimore-based commercial real estate investment company that specializes in revamping distressed and under-performing properties. more
A plan to demolish a two-story brick building in the Jewelry District and replace it with a six-story apartment building will come before a city committee Monday for final approval. more
Rhode Island’s rate of foreclosure starts in the first quarter was highest in New England and fifth highest in the nation, according to HousingWorks RI. more
Economic momentum picked up in March in Rhode Island in spite of “weather-related distortions,” positioning the state for better future performance, according to Leonard Lardaro, an economist with the University of Rhode Island. more
The CEO of Deepwater Wind LLC, the company behind the Block Island Wind Farm, told NPR that the New Bedford marine commerce terminal remains a wise investment, even as Cape Wind, which was supposed to be its major tenant, has ended its lease there. more
If you have news you would like considered for publication, email real estate reporter Mary MacDonald at MacDonald@PBN.com. Include the news details as well as contact information for follow-up. more
Parents are getting ready to send their kids back to school early. more
Forty banners have been installed throughout the 95-acre City Centre Warwick, part of a marketing and branding effort designed to draw attention to the redevelopment district. more
World Trade Day, edition No. 30, to be held May 20, gives us the opportunity to examine just what effects trade can have on the Ocean State. The event, produced by Bryant University's John H. Chafee Center for International Business, … more
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