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TAKE THEM TO THE RIVER: Pontiac Mills in Warwick is a sprawling former Fruit of the Loom mill complex across from Warwick Mall that is being redeveloped along the Pawtuxet River into residential and commercial space.
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Three years on, Pontiac Mills lofts starting to take shape, take...

Shuttered textile mills are complicated and expensive to redevelop into modern purposes. When a series of mill buildings is the project, the process can...
IN TUNE: More and more, institutions are reconfiguring bathrooms to be more inclusive of transgender people. Shauna Duffy, managing director of Providence’s AS220, is overseeing a renovation project that will include adding a gender-neutral restroom on its first floor.
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Transgender bathroom issue moves to the fore

Before starting a $4 million remodeling of its Empire Street complex in downtown Providence, leaders of the nonprofit community arts organization AS220 thought carefully...

Historic preservation tax credits need rebirth in 2019

Despite years of rehabilitation of former industrial mills in Rhode Island, there are still some just waiting for rebirth. And none seems to be...

I-195 Redevelopment District Commission sells Parcel 30 for $752K

PROVIDENCE - A parcel of vacant land in the Interstate 195 Redevelopment District has been sold for $751,837, the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission announced...

Citizens completes acquisition of Tennessee mortgage company

PROVIDENCE – Citizens Financial Group Inc.'s mortgage business just became a lot larger.The Providence-based company has completed its purchase of Tennessee-based Franklin American Mortgage...

R.I. Building Trades Council seeks another review of Fane tower project

PROVIDENCE – The president of the Rhode Island Building and Construction Trades Council has asked the Providence City Council president for another hearing by...

Five Questions With: Jacob Rochefort

Jacob Rochefort is a sales associate and manager of the Providence office for Lila Delman Real Estate. He has 14 years of experience in...

New Providence hotel names general manager, director of sales

PROVIDENCE – Zach Schwarting has been appointed as the general manager of the Homewood Suites by Hilton Providence Downtown Hotel, the parent company announced...

Public housing in Rhode Island goes smoke-free

PROVIDENCE – A new rule from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has required public-housing communities to ban indoor smoking.In Rhode Island,...

Industrial park businesses create program to combat litter

LINCOLN – Companies who occupy the New England Way Industrial Park have created a long-term community program aimed at keeping the park clean and...
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