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Economic Activity
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U.S. trade with the 11 other countries participating in the U.S. Trans-Pacific Partnership supported more than 52,000 jobs in Rhode Island in 2013, according to data from the Business Roundtable, an association of CEOs. more
After a prolonged, steady monthly decline, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate leveled off at 5.4 percent in February, unchanged from January, according to the latest report by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Christopher Samih-Rotondo is the community organizer for the Tenant and Homeowner Association at DARE, or Direct Action for Rights and Equality, a Providence-based organization. He has held this position for five years. He is a graduate of Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash., and an occasional contributor to local media, including the RI Future blog. more
Coleman Realtors LLC has joined Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty, expanding the firm’s presence in Rhode Island. The firm has grown from four offices located in Charlestown, Narragansett, Providence and Westerly, to six, with new offices opening in Barrington and East Greenwich. more
A proposed expansion at the Port of Providence will be restricted to land-based sites and will not include any filling of Narragansett Bay, according to a spokesman for the nonprofit entity that manages the waterfront. more
An oceanfront cottage built in 1870, with a view of First Beach, sold recently for $1,842,500. more
Lila Delman Real Estate International has listed “Ocean Lawn,” an estate overlooking the Cliff Walk once owned by Harvey S. Firestone, the son of the founder of Firestone Tire and Rubber. more
Construction has begun on new visitor facilities at George Washington Memorial Campground here. more
Media General Inc.’s board agreed to enter into negotiations with Nexstar Broadcasting Inc. about an acquisition, though unanimously rejected the company’s previous bid, saying it undervalues the company. more
The west side has gained several new business tenants. Cleverhood LLC, a Providence-based outerwear company, recently moved from Clifford Street, in the Jewelry District, to newly renovated space at 425 W. Fountain St., an area that has attracted residential conversions and now is adding more retail. more
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