Updated July 29 at 1:29pm
Economic Activity
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Cash collections decreased year over year in February by 0.7 percent, to $179.3 million from $180.6 million, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Single-family home sales rose nearly 37 percent in February, making it the best February in a decade, according to The Warren Group. more
Fewer Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, illustrating a healthy labor market that’s allowing workers to feel more secure in their job. more
Single-family home sales in the Nutmeg State climbed 29.9 percent in February, according to the latest report from The Warren Group, publisher of The Commercial Record. more
Venture capitalists made fewer bets in the U.S. last quarter, while putting a larger proportion of their money into the most mature private companies, according to research firm PitchBook Data. more
Rhode Island ranked 40th for 24.9 percent growth in women-owned business firms from 2007 to 2016, according to the sixth annual State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by Amex OPEN. more
Jobless rates were lower than a year earlier in February in 296 of the 387 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Warwick metro area, which saw its rate fall to 6.2 percent from 7.2 percent. more
(Updated 1:42 p.m.) A new Rhode Island Housing report said that the number of households in the state will increase by 12 to 13 percent over the next decade, creating additional demand for housing. more
Rhode Island is the seventh-most expensive place to hold a wedding, according to The Knot, a wedding resource. more
In an unprecedented forum, four of Rhode Island’s six living governors spoke with one another for an hour about economic development, education, politics and demographics as part of Providence Business News’ 30th anniversary programing. more
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