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Monday, December 17, 2018

Real Estate

Who Wants My Couch?

Dear Editor,In 1987 I moved to Providence and opened a hot glass studio (2500 sq. ft.) with my friend David Van Noppen. Soon, I found an...

City celebrates saving Providence National Bank faade

PROVIDENCE – On Thursday, the Providence Preservation Society, the Providence Revolving Fund and Mayor Angel Taveras celebrated the next phase of preservation of...
SCRAPPY DEAL: By moving into Providence’s Allens Avenue, Sims Metal Management secures an industrial waterfont. / PBN FILE PHOTO/FRANK MULLIN

Signs of life from recession’s wake

Forecasts of a fully fledged economic recovery kicked 2011 off with promise and the hope that Rhode Island’s ailing real estate markets would soon...
THE web of steel girders holding up the façade of the old Providence National Bank building on Weybosset Street, blocking the sidewalk and marring part of the roadway, will be moved behind the structure under plans set to be unveiled by city and preservation leaders. / COURTESY JEF NICKERSON / GREATER CITY PROVIDENCE

Developer to move bank façade girders off sidewalk

PROVIDENCE – The web of steel girders holding up the façade of the old Providence National Bank building on Weybosset Street, blocking the sidewalk...

Foreclosure rates fall in July in Providence metro

SANTA ANA, Calif. – The foreclosure rate for single-family homes in the Providence-Fall River-New Bedford metropolitan area dropped for the fourth consecutive month in...

R.I. 10th-highest for foreclosure, delinquency

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Rhode Island had the 10th-highest percentage of homes either in foreclosure or more than 30 days behind on mortgage payments in...

Developer pitches $100M project with solar farm for Navy land

PORTSMOUTH – A developer plans to pitch Tuesday a $100 million development on land in Portsmouth that the U.S. Navy plans to leave. Portsmouth developer...
NEWLY RENAMED ADMIRALS BANK has signed a lease to move its Rhode Island headquarters to the fourth floor of the Gateway Center in Providence. / PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVID LEVESQUE

Admirals Bank signs lease in Gateway Center, to move HQ from...

PROVIDENCE – Domestic Bank changed its name earlier this month. Now it’s changing its location.The newly named Admirals Bank will relocate its headquarters to...
U.S. HOUSING AND URBAN Development has awarded Rhode Island $6.3 million to reverse the effects of the foreclosure crisis in local communities as part of a third round of funding under the Neighborhood Stabilization Program. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO

R.I. receives $6.3M to stabilize neighborhoods hard-hit by foreclosures

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island neighborhoods that were hit hard by the foreclosure crisis have been awarded $6,309,231 million in funding, said U.S. Housing and...

Existing-home sales increased in December

WASHINGTON – The national annual rate existing-homes sales increased 6.5 percent from November to December, the National Association of Realtors announced last week. The seasonally...
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