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HIGH PRICES: Mike Giuttari, president of Providence-based commercial real estate brokerage firm MG Commercial, said because demand for commercial real estate is so high in the Greater Boston market and because the Rhode Island market is so close, contractors can charge high prices and if they don’t get them in the Ocean State, they can take their business to Boston.
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After a strong 2018, signs of weakening in commercial real estate?

Living in the shadow of a giant can be difficult. Just ask those on the business end of Greater Providence’s commercial real estate market....
WEBSTER FINANCIAL CORP., the holding company for Webster Bank, reported Thursday a 41 percent jump in earnings in 2018./PBN FILE PHOTO

Webster Bank reports 41% gain in earnings in 2018

PROVIDENCE – Webster Financial Corp., the holding company for Webster Bank, Thursday reported a 41 percent jump in earnings from 2017 to 2018, driven...

Amica holds safe driving contest

LINCOLN – Would you let a company to track your every move while driving?Would you do it for a chance at winning money?It’s all...

Citizens announces second $300M stock offering in 3 months

PROVIDENCE – Citizens Financial Group Inc., the holding company for Citizens Bank, announced a stock offering Tuesday valued at $300 million – the company's...
A RHODE ISLAND INVESTMENT ADVISER has been charged with breaching his fiduciary duty by Mass. Secretary of the Commonwealth William F. Galvin's office in a case involving a couple who lost nearly $60,000. /COURTESY MASS. SECRETARY OF THE COMMONWEALTH

R.I. investment adviser accused of breaching fiduciary duty

PROVIDENCE – A Rhode Island investment adviser is in trouble with authorities in Massachusetts for a transaction that allegedly cost a couple nearly $60,000.The...

Citizens Bank leads $150M loan for Cambridge building project

PROVIDENCE – Citizens Bank is leading a $150 million construction loan for The Bulfinch Cos. to build a 270,000-square-foot lab building and a 383-space...

Five Questions With: Joseph Confessore

Joseph Confessore is leading The Washington Trust Co.’s new Private Clients Group, designed to provide a spectrum of banking and investment services for business...

Accounting firm Chaput & Feeney acquires Goluses and Co.

EAST PROVIDENCE – The East Providence accounting firm of Chaput & Feeney LLP has acquired the Providence accounting firm of Goluses and Co. LLC,...

Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank finances drinking-water improvements

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank is providing $350,000 in financing for drinking-water system improvements at the Four Seasons Mobile Home Cooperative Association in...

Santander names Alexanderson to lead specialized banking group

PROVIDENCE – Boston-based Santander Bank – one of Rhode Island’s largest banks – has named Emily Vaughan Alexanderson to lead its specialized banking group,...
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