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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Real Estate

Beach Cottage sells for $2.6M

MIDDLETOWN – Beach Cottage, one of six Land Trust Cottages located in a private enclave on the eastern end of First Beach, has sold...

Barkan takes over management of Quaker Valley Condominiums

WEST WARWICK – Quaker Valley Condominiums, a 215-unit complex in West Warwick, is now being managed by Boston-based Barkan Management.The company, which has a...

CityWalk landscape architect to open 2018 Providence Symposium

PROVIDENCE – The 2018 Providence Symposium – Preservation and Place: The Culture Landscape of Providence – will open tonight with a free lecture on...
RHODE ISLAND SINGLE-FAMILY home sales declined 6.7 percent in the third quarter while the median price increased 3.8 percent year over year. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS

R.I. Q3 single-family home prices increase 3.8% even as sales drop

PROVIDENCE – The median price of a single-family home in the third quarter increased 3.8 percent year over year in Rhode Island to $275,000,...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO, center, speaks at the ribbon cutting for Sixty King./COURTESY CITIZENS BANK.

Sixty King, the former Imperial Knife building, reopens as affordable housing...

PROVIDENCE – A former textile mill, later converted to a factory for hand knives, has been converted for a more immediate need: affordable housing.The...
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

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...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am