Real Estate

Top 5 Rhode Island Commercial Real Estate Sales – Industrial

PBN's list of the top 5 of Rhode Island industrial real estate sales, ranked by sales price. For more information, or to purchase one of...

Ballot question will have strong impact on Rhode Island homelessness

Never before has housing been such an important issue to Rhode Islanders. As baby boomers are having trouble competing for jobs in a tech-savvy world,...
SOME PORTIONS OF THE RESIDENTIAL home market in Rhode Island are starting to show signs of being short on homes for sale, signified by the changing colors on the map that indicate how many months worth of inventory is on the market.. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS

Real estate market strong in March, especially for single-family homes

PROVIDENCE – Sales of single-family homes continued to pick up in March, growing by 23.2 percent over the previous year, according to the Rhode...
CORELOGIC SAID the cash sales share of total home sales in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area fell 9.1 percentage points over the year to 22.8 percent in January. / COURTESY CORELOGIC

CoreLogic: Cash sales fall in Prov. metro in January

PROVIDENCE – Cash sales in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area fell 9.1 percentage points over the year to 22.8 percent of total home sales in...

Officialdom needs to be engaged

The news says it all: "The city's tallest building has lost nearly half its value over the past three years, according to the re-evaluation...
OLD SCHOOL: In this "before" photo of the central reading room, students are shown working at computers. Because so much of modern technology is mobile, the need for stationary computers has been greatly reduced in the reading room. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Sidney E. Frank Digital Studio and...

Owner: Brown University Architects: Ed Wojcik Architect Ltd., Providence (Sorensen Family Reading Room), and Hweler + Yoon, Boston (Sidney E. Frank Digital Studio) General Contractors: Shawmut Design and Construction,...

Is downtown ‘under siege’?

(Updated 2:18 p.m.) Providence recently opted to not enforce a longstanding ordinance which relates to “aggressive solicitation,” which advocates for the poor and homeless had...
CLARK SCHOETTLE, the longtime leader of the Providence Revolving Fund, will retire in June. / PBN PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Grocery step to reconnecting city neighborhoods

(Updated 12:30 p.m.) Behind Citizens Bank in Providence, between Westminster and Cranston streets, sits a vacant lot. It's the previous home of Louttit Laundry, but...

Investors: U.S. stole Fannie-Freddie profits

Lawyers for investors in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac earlier this month asked a federal appeals court to at least revive their claims that...
PROVIDENCE has one of the highest energy burdens for low-income households in the nation, according to a new report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. / COURTESY AMERICAN COUNCIL FOR AN ENERGY-EFFICIENT ECONOMY

Report: Providence fifth-highest energy burden for low-income households in U.S.

PROVIDENCE – Providence has the fifth-highest energy burden for low-income households among 48 major U.S. metropolitan areas, according to a report released this week...

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