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A WORK IN PROGRESS: ­Competing agencies and their often at-odds agendas continue to make development in Providence less robust than it might be. 
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PAMELA BHATIA

PBN on WJAR-TV, Oct. 29, 2018

Despite some permitting improvements, developers often “going nowhere fast” in ProvidenceEvery week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break to...
Home sales fell in September, although the median sale price rose somewhat./COURTESY RHODE ISLAND ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS.

R.I. home sales drop 13% in Sept.

WARWICK – The number of single-family houses sold in Rhode Island dropped by 13 percent in September, but prices increased under steady demand, according...

Living restrictions for sex offenders getting pushback

The release of a high-profile, convicted sex offender and his subsequent move from Massachusetts to Rhode ­Island has created a storm in a Providence...
WELCOMING SIGHT: The main entrance of Brown University’s Friedman Hall was changed to having both a curved walkway, which replaces the old stone steps, and a new engraved name. The building was formerly known as Wilson Hall.

Brown renames historic hall following $24M donated gift, $18M renovation

Owner: Brown University Construction manager: Shawmut Design and Construction Architect and interior designer: Anmahian Winton Architects Landscape architect: Reed Hilderbrand LLC Landscape Architecture Cost: $18 millionUse: The university’s...
A WORK IN PROGRESS: ­Competing agencies and their often at-odds agendas continue to make development in Providence less robust than it might be. 
 / PBN FILE PHOTO/
PAMELA BHATIA

State, local regulations still hampering development in R.I.

The opening of a March 2015 PBN story, titled “Why is it so hard to build in Providence?” sounds eerily familiar to those reading...

Fane tower debate key to future

Topic No. 2 on development is the Hope Point Tower, the nearly 600-foot residential skyscraper being proposed by The Fane Organization.Almost two years since...

Hammetts Wharf project begins construction

NEWPORT – Construction on the $29 million Hammetts Wharf project began Oct. 23 at a ceremony attended by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo.The building, when...
The aerial view of the proposed Fane Organization's Hope Point Tower./COURTESY THE FANE ORGANIZATION.

Should the Hope Point Tower be built?

The Fane Organization appeared before Providence City Council to present a new version of its proposed $300 million residential skyscraper, Hope Point Tower. The...

Tiverton home sells for $2.3M

TIVERTON – The property at 137 High Hill Road, known as “Tramonto Del Sole,” sold for $2.3 million, the highest single-family sale in Tiverton...

New residence hall under construction at RISD

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island School of Design has started its first newly built residence hall in 30 years.The project is designed by RISD alumnus...
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