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Rhode Island ranked 47th among states and the District of Columbia for a year-over-year loss of 200 construction jobs in March, according to an analysis of U.S. Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Housing starts slumped in February by the most in four years as bad winter weather in parts of the U.S. prevented builders from initiating new projects. more
NEW YORK – Fitch Ratings has affirmed the A rating on approximately $61.7 million of outstanding R.I. Turnpike & Bridge Authority revenue bonds, but revised its ratings outlook to “negative” from “stable.” more
The Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area added no construction jobs between March 2013 and March 2014, ranking the state at No. 198 among the 339 metro areas nationwide in terms of year-over-year net employment gain, according to the Associated General Contractors of America jobs report released April 28. more
Recently there has been much discussion about the various means of public support for private historic rehabilitation and other construction projects. There has been criticism, some of it justified, of specific instances of the use of government tools – such as tax-stabilization acts – for promotion of economic activity. While this type of review is always healthy, there is a distinct danger that the larger picture will be missed. more
New-home construction in the U.S. exceeded a 1 million annualized pace in November for a third consecutive month, continuing a slow recovery in the housing market. more
Rhode Island lost 700 construction jobs from September to October, ranking it second-to-last among states for construction employment. more
The owner of Alhambra Building Company has been sentenced to two years probation for failing to pay workers prevailing wages and filing false claims in order to collect more than $1.8 million in federal funds during a West Warwick textile mill renovation project. more
Dimeo Construction recently launched a new website, www.dimeo.com. more
Officials were updated on Monday about the progress of the new 208-bed Veterans Home project, approved by voters two years ago through a $94 million bond referendum. more
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