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Rhode Island again ranked 20th among the 50 states in export growth for the first eight months of 2014, posting a 5.1 percent increase in foreign sales compared with the prior-year period, according to e-forecasting.com. more
Cash sales made up 28.8 percent of total home sales in Rhode Island in November, a year-over-year drop of 15.28 percent, according to data firm CoreLogic. more
Gilbane Building Co. has been awarded the construction manager at-risk contract for the new Veterans Home in Bristol. more
A new $1.3 million grant program will focus on employers’ needs in cultivating a stronger workforce to jump-start the Rhode Island economy, the governor announced Monday. more
Workplace trends that favor urban office settings continued across New England cities in 2014, as companies sought premium space that offers convenience and efficiency for employees, according to CB Richard Ellis-New England executives. more
The Providence metro area ranked 30th among the top 40 metros for home price increase in the 12 months ended October 31, according to Black Knight Financial Services’ Data and Analytics Division. more
A $1.8 million waterfront house mistakenly built on Point Judith park land in Narragansett must be moved or torn down, the R.I. Supreme Court ruled Friday. more
Plumbing equipment manufacturer Quick Fitting Inc. has secured approval from U.S. immigration officials to broker investments in Rhode Island manufacturers from foreign nationals seeking permanent residency in the United States, the company said Monday. more
An historic office building on Custom House Street downtown will be renovated into rental apartments, with street-level commercial space, possibly a restaurant, according to an application filed with the city’s Downtown Design Review Committee. more
Manufacturing expanded in August at the fastest pace in three years as orders grew by the most in a decade, showing U.S. factories will help power the economy into the third quarter. more
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