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The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 181st for flat construction employment over the year in October, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
The trade deficit unexpectedly widened in October as weaker foreign orders for U.S. goods and services outweighed a cooling in imports. more
The U.S. housing market has a supply problem. Some 3.2 million potential buyers and renters (read: Millennials and Generation X’ers) face a new housing shortage, according to PwC, a consultancy. more
Urban Greens Food Co-op has selected the site of the former Louttit Laundry building at 93 Cranston St. to locate a grocery store emphasizing natural and local foods. more
Foreclosure rates increased in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area in September, but decreased in Rhode Island, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
Rhode Island had the largest decline in its jobless rate in October among the New England states, but still had the highest unemployment rate, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Thursday. more
Applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. rose last week, maintaining a see-saw pattern around four-decade lows that shows persistent strength in the labor market. more
DiPrete Engineering will provide civil engineering support for design, permitting and construction of a new public safety facility for Sharon, Mass. more
Northeast Collaborative Architects recently completed the restoration of the Wolfeboro Town Hall in New Hampshire. more
Four historic redevelopment projects that had received property tax incentives from the city of Providence more than a decade ago are now seeking five-year extensions for the tax stabilization agreements, citing unanticipated setbacks caused by the national economic recession. more
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