Rhode Island Realtors are generally optimistic about the high-end, residential property market continuing last year's strong showing in 2016, according to several who spoke with Providence Business News.
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By Chelsea Boulrisse | Contributing Writer
Cash collections increased 2.5 percent in the first six months of the fiscal year compared with the prior fiscal year period despite a decline in lottery transfer payments, the state Department of Revenue said this week.
Leaders of the General Assembly, who have embraced a less expensive version of the RhodeWorks bridge and overpass reconstruction plan, appealed to business leaders Wednesday to support it as an economic investment.
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Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is seeking state help in collecting more taxes from the city’s largest nonprofits, specifically from “non-mission essential” properties, which could include parking lots that generate revenue or sites leased to businesses.