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Providence Preservation Society trip to visit Bauhaus exhibit, Gropius House

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Preservation Society is hosting a daytrip to Boston and Lincoln, Mass., to see examples of Bauhaus design and architecture.The visits...
THE PROPERTY AT 609 Beavertail road was sold for $8 million. / COURTESY MOTT & CHANCE SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Jamestown waterfront estate sells for $8M

JAMESTOWN – The property at 609 Beavertail Road in Jamestown was sold for $8 million, according to Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty Wednesday.The...
THE PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL said it will introduce a single property tax rate. / PBN PHOTO CHRIS BERGENHEIM.

Providence council backs off tiered homestead, announces plan for single tax...

PROVIDENCE – The city will not gain legislative authority to alter its property tax rate structure this year and City Council leaders have announced...
A REPORT FOUND that Providence was the sixth most undervalued city in the nation in terms of property value based on square-footage costs, cost of living, crime, education and entertainment. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM

Report: Providence sixth most undervalued city in U.S.

PROVIDENCE – Providence was named the sixth most undervalued city in America for residential property values, according to SmartAsset’s 2019 Undervalued Cities in America...
THE MEDIAN PRICE of a single-family home in Bristol County, Mass., in May was $323,000, a 12.2% increase year over year. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/RON ANTONELLI

Bristol County, Mass., median home price tops $300 in May

PROVIDENCE – The median price of a single-family home in Bristol County. Mass., in May was $323,000, a 12.2% increase year over year, according...
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PBN on WJAR-TV, June 24, 2019

Providence’s EveryHome program has revived hundreds of once-blighted properties, but is it helping those who need it most?Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy...
SALES OF NEW single-family homes in the U.S. dropped 7.8% to a 626,000 annualized pace in May. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

U.S. new-home sales fall to five-month low, missing estimates

WASHINGTON – Sales of new United States homes fell to a five-month low in May, adding to signs of weakness in the sector despite...
THE MEDIAN PRICE of a single-family home in May in Rhode Island was $300,500. / COURTESY R.I. ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS

Median R.I. single-family home price breaks $300K in May

PROVIDENCE – The median price of a single-family home in Rhode Island in May was $300,500, the highest it has ever been, according to...
RENOVATED HOME: Homeowner Carlos Reyes, left, is pictured with Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and Smith Hill Community Development Corp. Executive Director Jean Lamb in front of his home at 120 Camden Ave. during ceremonies to celebrate homeowners moving into houses renovated under the city’s EveryHome program.
 / COURTESY CITY OF PROVIDENCE

One answer to blight

During a panel discussion in Providence following a screening earlier this month of a documentary featuring a family left homeless after an eviction, Mayor...

Reaching west remains a good plan

More than 11 years ago, Providence Business News published an Op-Ed piece written by Joseph R. Paolino Jr. and Vincent A. “Buddy” Cianci Jr.,...
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