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Attleboro campus project under way

Construction has begun on the former Texas Instruments site in Attleboro that is being developed into the Attleboro Corporate Campus, which new owner Philadelphia-based...

Developer gets ‘Three Cities’ plan rolling on Allens Ave.

An old abandoned warehouse on the waterfront along Allens Avenue near downtown – neighboring an adult entertainment club, asphalt company and shipyard – could...
Photo by Brian McDonaldLandlords of multifamily homes in Fall River, like these on Plymouth Avenue, saw dramatic increases in their '05 tax assessments.

Tenement costs stinging Fall River

Multifamily homes hurt by tax valuation hikes Fall River’s multifamily real estate market is suffering an identity crisis. Its long-held distinction as a city with affordable...

RI a wireless broadband trailblazer?

Public-private effort wants state network A public-private partnership is studying the feasibility of creating the country’s first statewide wireless broadband network in Rhode Island. Members of...
Photo courtesy of BlueChip PropertiesA computer image of One Ten Westminster, a proposed residential tower.

Residential tower planned for financial district

Developers have unveiled plans for a 32-story residential tower in the heart of Providence’s financial district that is expected to give a jolt to...
Construction  of R.I. Hospital's three-story 'bridge' project is nearing completion. The work began in October 2002.

R.I. Hospital expansion set for completion in April

$70M project improves emergency dept., O.R. Rhode Island Hospital’s $70 million emergency department expansion is on schedule to be completed next month. When finished,...
Photo by Brian McDonaldThe view from a Masonic Temple window offers picturesque scene of the State House. Demolition work is well underway inside the concrete walls of the structure. This spring, Sage Hospitality Resources will begin rebuilding what will become a 272-room Marriott Renaissance Hotel.

Interior demolition starting on Masonic Temple

The steel bracing system surrounding the Masonic Temple downtown has been completed to support the 2-foot-thick outer limestone wall, while workers begin demolishing the...
A New England Patriots Super Bowl XXXVIII Championship ring from 2004.

Jostens plant waits on deck for Sox ring

Jostens Inc. workers in Attleboro will put the finishing touches on the World Series Championship rings to be given to Boston Red Sox players...
Image courtesy of RISDA rendering of RISD's proposed Chace Center features a contemporary design of brick and glass along North Main Street. The six-story center would include a museum, student workspace, classrooms and common areas.

RISD’s plans for multi-use center on hold

Other construction projects, like downtown dorms, delay groundbreaking by one year Two years ago, officials at the Rhode Island School of Design unveiled plans for...
Photo courtesy of PicernePicerne Military Housing, of Warwick, developed this home and many others at Fort Meade, Md. - similar to what the company will build at Fort Rucker, Ala.

Warwick firm to develop military homes in Ala.

A 50-year privatization contract with U.S. Army During the next 50 years, Picerne Military Housing, a division of Warwick-based Picerne Real Estate Group, will be...

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