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Friday, June 22, 2018

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AAA: R.I. gas prices dip for 6th straight week, to $2.179

Rhode Island gasoline prices have fallen 3 cents, in their sixth straight week of declines, according to AAA Southern New England.AAA’s Feb. 5...
Construction of the two residential towers at the Waterplace mixed-use development in Capital Center is on schedule, according to a spokeswoman for the developer, Intercontinential Real Estate, which recently secured construction financing from Sovereign Bank. /

Sovereign finances Waterplace mixed-use project

BOSTON – Intercontinental Real Estate Corp. says it has secured construction financing Waterplace, its luxury mixed-use complex in Providence’s Capital District, for which the...

Lila Delman agency is named Christie’s <br>exclusive rep for Newport County

NEWPORT – Lila Delman Real Estate Inc. says it has just been named the exclusive Christie’s Great Estates Rhode Island representative for all of...

Survey: 35% in R.I. visited Conn. casinos last year

DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Rhode Island residents made 1.7 million trips to Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun in the past 12 months, according to...
THE 480-ACRE Centre of New England includes everything from tidy rows of condominiums to big-box stores, along with smaller retail strips, restaurants and hotels. /

A new level of ‘mixed-use’

The Centre of New England, a 480-acre project with retail, residential and industrial components, has been in the works for a decade now, and...
VINCENT QUINTERNO, a senior state fire inspector, has been working for two years on safety upgrades to the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence. /

Wanted: Fire safety inspectors

Staff turnover, shortage slow projects to a crawlVincent Quinterno is the sole state fire safety inspector assigned to the state-owned Dunkin' Donuts Center.During...
WILLIAM TRACEY, owner of TRAC Builders Inc., a general contractor and construction manager, says he doesn't want to limit the company to any one niche. Above, he stands in the bar area in the Dreyfus Hotel in Providence, which TRAC is rehabbing for AS220. /

Specializing in quality, versatility

At TRAC Builders Inc., experience comes with the job. The Johnston-based general contractor and construction manager, in its 12th year of operations, shuns the...

A modest investment for state’s fire safety

It's an open secret that delays in fire safety inspections are slowing down the completion of construction projects all across the state. And as...
BRIAN JEPSON, a computer programmer, writer and editor, is applying his expertise to innovative projects in Rhode Island, including RI-WINs. /

Drawing on geek power to transform the Ocean State

Brian Jepson has gained a reputation as an expert on and a catalyst for digital innovation in Rhode Island. At O'Reilly Media, he has...
MICHAEL DAWSON, director of post production at Tango Pix, demonstrates the 'Action Blast' movie the company produced for Hasbro Inc. /

Local firms try to cash in on state’s film tax credit

Amid mixed reviews of the state's motion picture production tax credit, a few Rhode Island-based companies are reaping the benefits and using them to...
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