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The behavior of two population groups, the baby boomers and the millennials, will have outsized influence on real estate markets in the next several years, according to a report by The Counselors of Real Estate, an association of real estate advisers. more
City leaders have proposed a new tax incentive program to spur investment in some of Providence’s poorest neighborhoods. more
(Updated, 10:23 a.m.) President of MG Commercial Real Estate Inc. discusses the market for industrial real estate, and explained why a lack of new development has limited options for companies seeking warehouse space. more
The Warren Group reported an increase in foreclosure petitions in Massachusetts in May, a 53 percent climb over the same period last year. more
The Moses Brown School recently began construction of the new Woodman Family Community and Performance Center. more
Lower gas prices have saved the average U.S. household approximately $530 this year, according to AAA Northeast. more
Jobless rates were lower in May than a year earlier in 346 of the 387 metropolitan areas, including in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Analysts and traders see little chance that Greece’s failure to pay $1.7 billion to the International Monetary Fund will trigger payouts on credit-default swaps. more
From the drive-through clerk at McDonald’s to the greeter at Wal-Mart, unskilled workers are getting raises, signaling a broadening of labor market gains that could give Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reason to begin raising interest rates this year. more
Haven demand sparked by the crisis in Greece isn’t proving enough to prevent Treasuries from heading for their first quarterly loss since 2013 with the Federal Reserve poised to raise interest rates this year. more
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