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When it comes to car repairs, Rhode Island is on the more affordable end, according to the RepairPal Institute, the research and data science division of RepairPal, an auto repair website. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders held in March at a nine-month low as sales prospects waned, a sign the housing market may be struggling to accelerate as the spring- selling season approaches. more
For the first time since before the Great Recession, Rhode Island developers are discussing the possibility of new industrial construction, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report based on reports from late November to early January. more
The Massachusetts economy is “emitting mixed signals,” according to the latest MassBenchmarks Current Economic Index. more
(Updated 11:19 a.m.) A key committee of the Providence City Council voted Tuesday to recommend a tax stabilization agreement for real estate and tangible property taxes to help facilitate development of a cement distribution center at the Port of Providence. more
(Updated 3:43 and 4:38 p.m.) The R.I. Commerce Corp. board on Monday approved a new loan program designed to benefit small businesses, approving $5.4 million in state funds for four development organizations and three micro lenders. more
As Providence Business News goes to press this week, the PBN.com poll, "Where do you expect to retire?" is speaking volumes. Of the votes cast by midday Wednesday, slightly more than one-quarter of respondents said Rhode Island would be … more
Banco Santander SA raised its capital ratio target for a third time this year, as investors seek assurances the company is tackling a weakness that has weighed on its stock. more
Another list, another poor showing for Providence. Apartment List, an online rental marketplace, gave Providence a grade of D on its list of the “Best Cities for Young Families.” more
(Updated 12:42 p.m.) Helped by milder weather, Massachusetts single-family home sales climbed more than 25 percent in January to 3,422 compared with 2,736 a year ago, The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, said Tuesday. more
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