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Photo by Frank MullinEric Greene, a project executive for The Shawmut Design and Construction Co., in the main drill hall of the Pawtucket Armory.

Laying a foundation for success

Construction firm builds reputation for being on time and meeting budget Shawmut Design and Construction President: Ron Simoneau is director of operations for the Providence...

Age-bias suits could proliferate after ruling

A ruling by the Supreme Court late last month that makes it easier for any worker over age 40 to accuse an employer of...
Photo is a Corbis Illustration.

Workers feel effects of Sick Building Syndrome

Poor ventilation, bad air quality can be remedied in most offices As the American work force becomes more dependent on office work, the frequency of...
Photo by Brian McDonaldReal estate agens for the Pratt Hill Townhouses on Providence's East Side are showing them off to prospective buyers even as workers continue to finish the condos.

It’s open house: New units step up marketing efforts

Competition is fierce to lure tenants to newest apartments With at least 530 upscale apartment, condo and loft units coming on line this year in...

State gives B of A $2M tax break tied to expansion

The state will give Bank of America a $2 million sales tax break in exchange for the bank’s $59.5 million investment in three call...

Occupancy rates up; more hotel projects checking in

GTECH books about 7,000 hotel rooms each year for its international associates, so any growth in hotel space in Rhode Island should be good...

Residential, retail mix planned for Federal Hill

A Rhode Island developer plans to redevelop the site of the former Rialto Furniture store at 333 Atwells Ave. and some smaller buildings next...

Hotel-condo hybrids aim for certain demographics

Within the span of one month, two Rhode Island developers announced plans to introduce a new dimension to the hotel industry – condominiums. Both The...

Bill aims to promote arts districts throughout R.I.

A bill introduced earlier this year would expand the duties of the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts to allow it to work...
This East Side home sold for $1.9 million last year, making it one of 164 homes in Rhode Island to break the $1-million barrier.

$1-million home sales booming in R.I.

Waterfront properties particularly popular They might have an ocean view, acres of land, a rich history, or they were simply built for luxury. Whatever traits...
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