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The Associated General Contractors of America reported Wednesday that most construction firms are having trouble finding qualified workers, and firms in the Northeast were no exception, with 67 percent reporting difficulty filling jobs. more
Regional and state unemployment rates changed little in September, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Rhode Island is an example, as it has maintained a 7.6 unemployment rate since August. 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
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center dedicated a new $24.9 million payload research facility on Wednesday. more
Rhode Island’s economic outlook improved over the last year, but “significant uncertainties and challenges” continue to face the Ocean State, according to a report from the New England Economic Partnership. more
A multifamily building now undergoing renovation in the Smith Hill neighborhood of Providence will soon be more than housing for a few families: It will be a refuge for those seeking escape from violence and abuse. more
Being green is a substantial part of many Rhode Island architects’ businesses, and the standard for getting there – the LEED program – is not the only approach, architects and industry leaders say. more
It’s known in Newport as the “road to nowhere.” more
A few years ago, a labor shortage in the building trades in the Providence area seemed difficult to imagine. more
The Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area added 600 construction jobs in August compared with August 2013, a 3 percent gain, placing the area at No. 158 in a ranking of 339 metropolitan areas by the Associated General Contractors of America. more
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