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The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 250th out of 358 metropolitan areas nationwide for its 3 percent construction job loss in September compared with September 2014. more
Rhode Island’s economy grew at a slower rate than that of the United States in 2013, despite an improving employment picture, according to a small business profile that the Office of Advocacy within the U.S. Small Business Administration released recently for all 50 states. more
Rhode Island’s economy experienced positive growth in the fourth quarter, but is showing signs of weakness, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Tuesday. more
The city of Fall River had the highest jobless rate in December of the four cities in the metro area at 9.3 percent, even though it declined 3.4 percentage points from a year ago, according to information released Thursday for the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
The Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area ranked No. 153 among 339 metropolitan areas around the nation in November in terms of construction employment with 4 percent year-over-year growth, according to information released Tuesday by the Associated General Contractors of America. more
The historic Elizabeth Mill will be razed and some of its architectural elements incorporated into a new building, under a plan that Warwick officials hope will serve as a development catalyst for the City Centre Warwick district. more
Construction employment expanded in 228 metropolitan areas from October 2013 to October 2014, and the Providence-Fall River-Warwick area was one of them, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Economic activity is increasing, with retailers and manufacturers reporting year-over-year increases in sales or revenue, and retailers expecting the momentum to continue during the the holiday season, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book released on Wednesday. more
With economic development and job creation closely tied to land development, Rhode Island saw a number of real estate development projects abandoned midstream as a result of the Great Recession. Now, as our real estate economy is starting to … more
The Providence Biltmore Hotel has completed a $13 million renovation of guest rooms, executive suites, meeting spaces and common areas, including an expansion of its fitness center. more
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