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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
A city developer has entered into exclusive negotiations with the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission to purchase a piece of former highway land in the city’s Fox Point neighborhood. more
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center dedicated a new $24.9 million payload research facility on Wednesday. more
Rhode Island ranked 25th for its 3.7 percent growth in construction employment in January compared with January 2014, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
The Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area had the largest unemployment rate decrease out of 48 metropolitan areas in the country with 1 million or more people in December at 2.9 percentage points, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders unexpectedly fell in May, reflecting cooling sales and slower buyer traffic, a sign the residential real-estate market will take time to gain momentum. more
Gilbane Building Co. has named Michael McKelvy its new president and chief operating officer, the first non-family member to hold that position since the company’s founding in 1873. McKelvy joins Gilbane as William J. Gilbane Jr., who has served as president and COO since 2004, prepares to transition into a new role as the company’s vice chairman. more
Wright-Pierce, a water, wastewater and infrastructure engineering firm serving the New England market, has appointed John W. Braccio to succeed William E. Brown as president and CEO effective July 1. more
The tantalizing promise of offshore wind energy as a growth industry for Rhode Island was again touted by state leaders last week, as several dozen employees at a marine fabrication company in North Kingstown started work on components of the Block … more
Rhode Island ranked 20th among all states and the District of Columbia in terms of construction employment growth in December, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
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