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THE FRANKLIN Library has received an award from the AIA Rhode Island. /COURTESY LLB ARCHITECTS.

Rhode Island architecture awards announced

PROVIDENCE – American Institute of Architects Rhode Island has bestowed its 2019 awards for architectural work, including several local firms. According to its website, the...
THE PROPERTY AT 970 Gilbert Stuart Road in North Kingstown sold for $1.9 million. / COURTESY MOTT & CHACE SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

North Kingstown property sells for $1.9M

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The property at 970 Gilbert Road was sold for $1.9 million, Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty said on Friday. The sellers...

Collection of apartment buildings sells for combined $6.5M

PAWTUCKET – Three multifamily investment properties were sold recently for a total of $6.5 million, consisting of seven buildings and 84 units. The properties were...

Narragansett home sells for $1.6M

NARRAGANSETT – A shingle-style house in the Bonnet Shores community that covers nearly 3,800 square feet has sold for $1.6 million. It is the most...
TAKING SHAPE: Architects Donald Powers, left, and Douglas Kallfelz, of Union Studio Architecture & Community Design, outside a three-building project the firm designed on Westminster Street in Providence. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Union Studio is expert at drawing connections

Founded nearly 20 years ago on the idea that architects’ influence should extend beyond the design of a building, Union Studio Architecture & Community...

Who Owns The Block?

Myles Standish Industrial Park John Hancock Road(Myles Standish Boulevard to Constitution Drive) Taunton PBN RESEARCH AND PHOTOS/James Bessette; PBN GRAPHIC/Lisa Lagreca

First PACE loan given to new construction in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE – The first ever Property Assessed Clean Energy loan has been made for a new construction project in Rhode Island, according to Twain...
TOTAL RENT paid in the Providence metro area was estimated to be $2.4 billion in 2019, a 2% increase year over year. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ TY WRIGHT

Rent spending in Providence metro rises 2% in 2019

PROVIDENCE – People in the Providence metropolitan area spent an estimated $2.4 billion on rent in 2019, a 2% increase year over year, Zillow...
THE SHARE OF mortgages in Rhode Island were in negative equity in the third quarter of 2019 was 5%. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DAVID CALVERT

R.I. sees $3.6K boost in home equity Y/Y in Q3

PROVIDENCE – The average equity gain of a homeowner on a mortgage in Rhode Island was $3,555 year over year in the third quarter...

Five Questions With: Les Hiscoe

Les Hiscoe, CEO of Shawmut Design and Construction, recently announced the company has reached a record revenue level of $1.5 billion as of Nov....
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