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CBRE/NEW ENGLAND has been acquired by the CBRE Group. CBRE/New England was a joint venture between CBRE and the Whittier Partners Group.

CBRE/New England acquired by CBRE Group

PROVIDENCE – CBRE Group Inc. has acquired the remainder of its joint-venture CB Richard Ellis N.E. Partners LP, the company announced Tuesday.The move bought...
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Federal Hill may become part of a new residential and commercial development./PBN PHOTO MARY MACDONALD

The Omni Group plans mixed-use development of Catholic church in Federal...

PROVIDENCE – The historic Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church and four surrounding lots may be redeveloped into a mixed-use residential project, according to...
THE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION has awarded $999,999 to fund a Roger Williams University project that will provide scholarships and training to low-income students pursuing STEM studies and careers. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

NSF grants RWU $1M for STEM scholarships and training

BRISTOL – Four Roger Williams University professors were awarded a $999,999 grant from the National Science Foundation to offer scholarships and provide training to...
T.F. GREEN AIRPORT received $1.3 million from the Federal Aviation Administration for multiple projects as well as to acquire a aircraft rescue and fire fighting vehicle. / COURTESY THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

R.I. airports receive $2M from FAA

PROVIDENCE - Rhode Island airports have received nearly $2 million in Federal Aviation Administration Airport Improvement Program grants since July, the U.S. Department of...
PROVANT HEALTH has agreed to sell a nearly all of its assets to Summit Health, a subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics.

Provant Health agrees to sell assets to Quest Diagnostics subsidiary

EAST GREENWICH – Hooper Holmes Inc., doing business as Provant Health, has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Summit Health Inc., a subsidiary...
ONE CITIZENS PLAZA, Providence, which houses the office of company CEO and President Bruce Van Saun, is slated to be auctioned for sale next month, but the bank has no plans to leave. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ TRACY JENKINS

Citizens Financial Group: We’re staying put

PROVIDENCE - Citizens Financial Group is based in Providence and intends to keep it that way.One Citizens Plaza, the downtown Providence building where the...
PETER ALVITI JR., director of the R.I. Department of Transportation, said that commuters' alternate routes in response to the I-195 Washington Bridge reconstruction work was unexpected and that RIDOT is opening a fourth and fifth lane westbound to alleviate traffic. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

After backups, RIDOT reworks Washington Bridge traffic strategy

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation announced that it has taken steps to alleviate traffic congestion on Interstate 195 due to work on...

PBN announces 2018 Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies

PROVIDENCE – Twenty local companies have earned a spot on Providence Business News’ list of Fastest Growing Private Companies, along with 13 enterprises chosen among...
UNAP LOCAL 5098 announced that its members have "unanimously" approved a contract deal with Rhode Island Hospital. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL

UNAP approves negotiated Rhode Island Hospital contract

PROVIDENCE – The United Nurses and Allied Professionals Local 5098 approved a five-year contract with Rhode Island Hospital late Wednesday night.The vote ends a...
THE PAWTUCKET Red Sox, shown above, will move to a new home in Worcester in 2021. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL MELLO

Grebien: Pawtucket will move forward to revive downtown, McCoy Stadium

PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket will pursue the redevelopment of the downtown Apex site, and to find a new use for McCoy Stadium, Mayor Donald R....
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