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Kurt Ehlers, managing director of Corvias Campus Living, spoke with Providence Business News about Corvias' partnership with Gilbane Building Co. to construct student apartment projects nationwide. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza said free two-hour holiday parking for shoppers is returning starting on “Small Business Saturday” on Nov. 28 and running through Jan. 1 in select commercial districts. more
Rhode Island’s jobless rate fell to 5.4 percent in September, a three-tenths of a percentage point drop from August’s revised rate of 5.7 percent, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Thursday. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area was one of 351 metro areas out of 387 that experienced a year-over-year drop in its jobless rate in June, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Massachusetts home sales increased 11.4 percent in June, making it the best month for sales in 10 years, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
In Rhode Island, Providence County has the largest annual inheritance sums at approximately $1.2 billion, according to SmartAsset. more
Washington Trust Bancorp Inc. set a quarterly profit record of $11.5 million in the recently concluded second quarter, according to the company’s Monday after-market earnings release. more
A new state law designed to encourage housing construction also creates tax incentives for builders who want to restore blighted or vacant structures. more
The U.S. economy will probably be strong enough to justify two Federal Reserve interest-rate increases in 2016, said Chicago Fed President Charles Evans. more
Economic conditions are “generally improving” across New England’s First District as businesses expect “more of the same,” according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report released this week. more
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