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This property at 68-76 Dorrance St. is managed by former Providence Mayor Joseph R. Paolino Jr., who plans to convert it to four levels of micro-lofts; the first floor will remain as commercial space. Known as the Case-Mead building, it is eligible for up to $1.25 million in state historic tax credits upon completion of the rehabilitation project. / PBN PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD

Historic preservation tax credits awarded to projects in Providence, Pawtucket

PROVIDENCE - Two rehabilitation projects, one in downtown Providence, and another in downtown Pawtucket, have received historic preservation tax credits, according to the R.I....
A KEY City Council committee has recommended a budget that would scale back the reduction of the commercial tax rate proposed by Mayor Jorge O. Elorza. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

Providence Finance Committee scales back commercial tax rate reduction proposed by...

PROVIDENCE – A key City Council committee has recommended a budget that would scale back the reduction of the commercial tax rate proposed by...

Commercial property gets shakeup from millennials who shun stuff

NEW YORK - Landlords of retail properties should counter the threat from electronic commerce by turning to dining and entertainment to attract a younger...
3838 Main RoadOWNER:  Main Road Properties Inc.TENANT:  Milk & Honey Bazaar

Who Owns The Block?

Research/Photography: Nicole Dotzenrod Map: PBN/Lisa Lagreca

Antonio Guerra (1927-2014)

Antonio Guerra (1927-2014) purchased the former Brown & Sharpe complex in Providence in 1968, and its final redevelopment phase was completed in 2015.

James A. Procaccianti

For years, economic-development specialists have been saying that Providence needs to get more construction underway, particularly construction of hotels, as room vacancy rates go...

Joseph R. Paolino Jr.

Joseph R. Paolino Jr.'s career in elective office got off to an early start with a seat on Providence City Council at age 23,...

Arnold B. ‘Buff’ Chace Jr.

Arnold B. "Buff" Chace Jr. sees places not for what they are, but what they can be after creative collaboration, strategic investment and thoughtful...

‘Superman’ building rehab won’t fly this legislative session

PROVIDENCE – The effort to secure millions of dollars in taxpayer-funded subsidies to revitalize Providence's tallest building has again stalled at the Rhode Island...
CORELOGIC SAID Rhode Island had the fourth highest percentage of mortgaged residential properties in negative equity in the nation in the first quarter at 13.3 percent. / COURTESY CORELOGIC

R.I. fourth highest in U.S. for percentage of ‘underwater’ mortgages in...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island had the fourth-highest percentage of mortgaged residential properties in negative equity in the nation in the first quarter at 13.3...
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