(Updated 12:42 p.m.)
Helped by milder weather, Massachusetts single-family home sales climbed more than 25 percent in January to 3,422 compared with 2,736 a year ago, The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, said Tuesday.
An Attleboro company that specializes in demographic analysis for retail locations will relocate to downtown Providence, bringing with it 28 jobs. The move will qualify for $500,000 in state Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax Credits, as approved Monday by the R.I. Commerce Corp. board.
(Updated 11:19 a.m.)
A key committee of the Providence City Council voted Tuesday to recommend a tax stabilization agreement for real estate and tangible property taxes to help facilitate development of a cement distribution center at the Port of Providence.
Rhode Island Housing has launched a down-payment assistance program targeting residential properties in 10 communities that have fallen into foreclosure or would otherwise be subject to a distressed sale.