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BOOKS TO GO: Jennifer Kandarian, manager of Books on the Square in Providence, has opened a drive-up book drop at the back door for elderly patrons and others too nervous to walk inside the store during the COVID-19 pandemic. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Coronavirus pandemic deals sudden, crushing blow to R.I. businesses

Like many small businesses, Books on the Square has a manager who keeps a close eye on numbers and trends. More than three weeks...
RUNNING THE TABLE: East Greenwich Cove Builders recently won the 2019 “Best in American Living” community of the year award from the National Association of Home Builders for their “pocket neighborhood” called Castle Street Cottages. From left, Chris Santilli, managing partner, and Jerry Zarrella Jr., president. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Creating a ‘pocket’ in the housing market

For many buyers, the American dream is no longer a single-family house with a yard. Instead, they want to own a smaller but well-designed home...
IMPROVED ENVIRONMENT: The newly renovated Gaige Hall building on the Rhode Island College campus lets in more natural light and has improved acoustics.

Fresh Design: Gaige Hall

Gaige Hall | 600 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Providence Building owner and tenant: Rhode Island College Architect: LLB Architects Developer/General contractor: H.V. Collins Cost: $17 million Use: Gaige Hall was...

Federal, state governments move quickly to stabilize housing through COVID-19 crisis

PROVIDENCE – Even before the historic $2 trillion stimulus package was announced by federal lawmakers Wednesday, many Rhode Island families and businesses who have...

RE/MAX Professionals launches new luxury division

EAST GREENWICH – RE/MAX Professionals, a real estate brokerage in East Greenwich, has launched a new division with a focus on luxury properties. The new...
THE PROPERTY AT 444 Purgatory Road in Middletown was sold for $3.6 million. / COURTESY HOGAN ASSOCIATES

Middletown property sells for $3.6M

MIDDLETOWN – While much of the state commerce has slowed due to COVID-19, not all business has stopped. The property at 444 Purgatory Road has...

Five Questions With: Jennifer Hawkins

Jennifer Hawkins is the executive director of ONE Neighborhood Builders in Providence. She spoke to the Providence Business News about the upcoming lottery for...

Woonsocket spends $20K to clean sewer blockage from flushed hand wipes

WOONSOCKET – State and city officials are reminding Rhode Islanders not to dispose of hand wipes and paper towels in the toilet, including those...

DEM advises on permits, applications

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management is still open and accepting permits, but not through walk-in service. People can file a permit application...
THE MEDIAN price of a single-family home sold in Bristol County, Mass., in February was $315,000. / AP FILE PHOTO/ROGELIO C. SOLIS

Single-family home prices reach $315K in Bristol County, Mass. in Feb.

PROVIDENCE – The median price of a single-family home sold in Bristol County, Mass., in February was $315,000, a 7.9% increase year over year,...

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