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While the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area was one of only five of the 15 metros in New England to show GDP growth from 2013 to 2014 (in constant dollars) greater than 1 percent, at 1.52 percent it was still well below the national average for … more
Last week the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission revealed that the developer of a $60 million student-housing project in the district had walked away from the deal. It is not clear why the Dallas developer pulled out, but the recently … more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 175th among the nation’s 381 metropolitan areas for its 1.5 percent economic growth in 2014, according to federal Bureau of Economic Analysis statistics released this week. more
Rhode Island again was one of the top five states with the most mortgages delinquent by 90 days or more, according to data released Friday by Black Knight Financial Services. more
The world’s largest economy expanded more than previously forecast in the second quarter, boosted by gains in consumer spending and construction that may help the U.S. withstand a global slowdown. more
Cash collections totaled $617.9 million during the first two months of the fiscal year, a 5.3 percent increase over the same year-ago period, the state Department of Revenue said Thursday. more
Purchases of new homes jumped in August to a seven-year high as Americans took advantage of historically low mortgage rates. more
Construction workers have begun to install temporary window coverings on the South Street Landing project, to allow for interior construction through the winter. more
A 1.3-acre property off Poppasquash Road in Bristol sold recently for $2,037,500, the second sale this year in the town exceeding $2 million. more
A new linear park recently was completed on the Washington Bridge between Providence and East Providence, providing a link from India Point Park to the popular East Bay Bike Path. more
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