Updated December 10 at 12:28pm
Economic Activity
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Twenty-three percent of Rhode Island’s population of 1 million lives in distressed zip codes, according to an interactive report released Thursday by the Economic Innovation Group, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit. more
Brown University led local colleges and universities with the largest endowment and largest percentage increase for the fiscal year that ended June 30, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. more
The Ocean State had the fourth-highest month-over-month increase in defect frequency in December, according to First American Financial Corp., which estimates the frequency of defects, fraudulence and misrepresentation submitted in mortgage loan applications. more
Jobless rates were lower in March than a year earlier in 270 of the 387 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, where it dropped to 6 percent from 6.9 percent. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders was unchanged at the start of year, indicating the residential real estate market was sustaining the steady progress made in 2015. more
When it comes to the most millionaires per capita, the Ocean State ranks 19th among the states and Washington, D.C., according to the Phoenix Global Wealth Monitor U.S. Sizing Report. more
Grow Smart RI on Wednesday announced seven winners of its fifth annual Rhode Island Smart Growth Awards given to groups and projects that help shape a stronger Rhode Island. more
The state’s housing market rebounded in 2015 to its largest volume of single-family sales in a decade, according to statistics released Wednesday by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
Rhode Island ranked 47th in the nation for its lack of construction job growth over the year in December, according to the Associated General Contractors, which released data Tuesday. more
A development team with national prominence has agreed to purchase two parcels of the I-195 Redevelopment District, as well as adjacent sites, and develop what is anticipated to be a 1.1-million square-foot mixed-use and bioscience center. more
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