Updated April 25 at 4:56pm
Economic Activity
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The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission approved its first land sale Monday, signing off on a purchase-and-sales agreement with a Dallas-based developer who has plans to build a $50 million student apartment building in the Knowledge District. more
Economic growth continued in the third quarter, but the pace was not as fast, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator, which showed growth at 2.3 percent in the third quarter, compared with 3 percent in the second quarter, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Monday. more
HealthSource RI is reporting that nearly 5,000 new customers have signed up for the state’s health benefits exchange. more
The Rhode Island unemployment rate has dropped to 7.9 percent in June, its lowest level since July of 2008, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. Nationally, however, the Rhode Island unemployment rate remains 1.8 percent higher than the U.S. average of 6.1 percent for June. more
The winning candidates in the fall elections may inherit a healthier economy than their campaign slogans suggest. more
(Updated 12:45 and 1:16 p.m.) To compete with Massachusetts gaming, the owners of Twin River Casino said Tuesday they are proposing to build a casino with table games on 45 acres in Tiverton and transfer Newport Grand’s gaming license to it. more
The Providence Journal posted a 2.7 percent gain in first-quarter revenue to $21.2 million, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing made public Wednesday. more
(Updated 4:26 p.m.) The R.I. Department of Transportation and the R.I. Public Transit Authority said that expanded bus service will be offered today to T.F. Green Airport in Warwick and Wickford Junction in North Kingstown to offset limited commuter rail service in Rhode Island. more
The JC Penney store at the Providence Place Mall is among 40 underperforming stores that the company is closing across the country. more
Dignitaries on Tuesday celebrated a grand opening of Alex and Ani Hall, a $17 million renovation of a 1958 Rhode Island College campus building that reopened to students at the start of this fall semester. more
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