Updated February 10 at 12:28am
Economic Activity
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A company that has proposed a $50 million student apartment building on the first parcel under contract in the former Interstate 195 lands has received a one-month extension to secure an agreement for tax incentives with the city. more
KVH Industries Inc. reported a nearly 1 percent increase in revenue in the third quarter, but in a reversal from a year ago, a $151,000 net loss for the period. more
“Minority and small businesses in the urban core have generally found it difficult to access commercial loans,” said Lisa Ranglin, Rhode Island Black Business Association president. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren said encouraging U.S. economic data coupled with emerging signs of risk taking by some investors make it appropriate for the central bank to consider raising interest rates as soon as next month, while moving gradually thereafter. more
Rhode Islanders are largely divided on whether the state should assess a toll on large trucks to pay to fix the state’s roads and bridges, although the opposition is more certain than those in favor. more
(Updated, 5:55 p.m.) In an inaugural study of Rhode Island’s clean-energy industry, the state is recommending a number of steps be taken to help further expand the sector. more
Three projects will be recognized with Doris Duke Historic Preservation Awards this year, including the restoration of the Audrain Building on Bellevue Avenue, now home to the Audrain Auto Museum. more
Johnson & Wales University has purchased the former Club Karma at 101 Richmond St. for $1.6 million. more
An increase in June payrolls followed smaller gains in the prior two months, and wages were little changed as U.S. job market reflected a more moderate pace of economic growth. more
(Updated 3:32 p.m.) Rhode Island’s jobless rate fell to 5.6 percent in August, a two-tenths of a percentage point drop from July and 1.8 percentage point decline from August 2014, the state Department of Labor and Training reported on Thursday. more
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