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(Updated 11:19 a.m.) A key committee of the Providence City Council voted Tuesday to recommend a tax stabilization agreement for real estate and tangible property taxes to help facilitate development of a cement distribution center at the Port of Providence. more
(Updated 3:43 and 4:38 p.m.) The R.I. Commerce Corp. board on Monday approved a new loan program designed to benefit small businesses, approving $5.4 million in state funds for four development organizations and three micro lenders. more
As Providence Business News goes to press this week, the PBN.com poll, "Where do you expect to retire?" is speaking volumes. Of the votes cast by midday Wednesday, slightly more than one-quarter of respondents said Rhode Island would be … more
Another list, another poor showing for Providence. Apartment List, an online rental marketplace, gave Providence a grade of D on its list of the “Best Cities for Young Families.” more
(Updated 12:42 p.m.) Helped by milder weather, Massachusetts single-family home sales climbed more than 25 percent in January to 3,422 compared with 2,736 a year ago, The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, said Tuesday. more
Providence is one of the worst state capitals to live in in the country, according to WalletHub’s latest survey. more
Foreclosure rates in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area and Rhode Island increased in December compared with December 2014, while mortgage delinquency rates fell during the same time frame, according to CoreLogic. more
Consumer confidence slumped in February as households grew more concerned about the outlook for the economy and jobs. more
Meal and beverage tax collections, as well as hotel tax collections, grew over the year in October and on a fiscal year- to-date basis, the state Department of Revenue reported Wednesday. more
Comparing Rhode Island cities, Warwick consumers are in the best financial shape when it comes to paying off their credit card debt. more
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