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Economic Activity
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Revenue exceeded expectations in September and through the first three months of the fiscal year by 3.8 percent and 2.9 percent, respectively, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
New-home construction in the United States rose more than forecast in June, providing some momentum for residential real estate near the end of its busy selling season. more
Janet Yellen and Mario Draghi will end the year shaping each other’s decision making. more
A Wapan Road home in Watch Hill recently sold for $5,975,000, marking the largest sale in that community in 15 months, according to Ray Mott, co-owner of Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty. more
Rhode Island took a step backward in 2015, according to the latest report from the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity, which cited 99 “negative” bills that became law that year, offsetting 22 “positive” pieces of legislation. more
Rhode Island was second-to-last in the nation for its nearly 7 percent year-over-year drop in construction jobs in November, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Toray Industries Inc. has been named one of the Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators for 2015. more
Rhode Island ranked second for a 12.7 percent year-over-year increase in construction employment in January, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Single-family home sales jumped 34.7 percent in April to 4,278 - the best percentage gain in four years, The Warren Group said Tuesday. more
The foreclosure rate in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area was 1.52 percent in April, a drop of 0.15 percentage points compared with April 2015, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
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