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A self-diagnosed workaholic, Jeanette Russell knows that a real vacation requires her to completely unplug by deleting mobile e-mail applications and letting her work laptop battery die in a corner. It’s also company policy. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose last week, maintaining a pattern of gains and losses around decade lows that signals firings remain muted. more
How many houses did you view before making a purchase? In 2014, the typical home buyer took a tour of 10 homes before making an offer, and searched for 10 weeks, according to the National Association of Realtors. That was about two weeks faster than in 2013. more
Creating a signature building for the gateway to the I-195 Redevelopment District in Providence was a recent design challenge for Kite Architects. more
Interested in seeing firsthand how industrial and office buildings have been transformed into unique and quirky apartments? The Downtown Providence Living Tour, arranged by the Downtown Improvement District, is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 17. more
Jerry McDonough, senior managing director of Integra Realty Resources, talks about Rhode Island’s commercial real estate market. more
In the celebrated sci-fi comedy “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” a supercomputer determines that the answer to life, the Universe, and everything is the number 42. The really difficult task, however, is figuring out what the question was in the first place. more
Companies stepped up hiring in September, indicating the U.S. job market is standing firm in the face of weaker global demand, according to a private report based on payrolls. more
(Updated 12:09 p.m.) Foreclosures fell 17 percent in Rhode Island in the second quarter, to 326 deeds filed, according to HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University. more
The Massachusetts economy is continuing its “robust expansion” as employment is growing at rates not seen since the late 1990s, according to the MassBenchmarks editorial board. more
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