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U.S. house prices rose more than economists estimated in February as the strongest labor market in seven years gives Americans the confidence to bid on property. more
Johnson & Wales University has begun site preparation for construction of a three-story, $40 million academic building in the Jewelry District downtown. A ceremonial groundbreaking is scheduled for Wednesday. more
Rhode Island ranked 47th among states and the District of Columbia for a year-over-year loss of 200 construction jobs in March, according to an analysis of U.S. Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America. more
The office and industrial sectors of the Rhode Island commercial real estate market strengthened in 2014, according to an analysis by Capstone Properties, with large properties showing the greatest sales gains. more
(Updated 12:45 and 1:16 p.m.) To compete with Massachusetts gaming, the owners of Twin River Casino said Tuesday they are proposing to build a casino with table games on 45 acres in Tiverton and transfer Newport Grand’s gaming license to it. more
Blue Sphere Corp., an Israeli developer of waste-to-energy projects, has agreed to form a joint venture with York Capital Management to build and operate a U.S. biogas facility. more
Tax Freedom Day in Rhode Island will fall on April 26, two days after National Tax Freedom Day, representing the day when taxpayers in the state have collectively earned enough money to pay their federal, state and local tax bill for the year. more
The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline jumped 11 cents from last week in Rhode Island, the first increase in six weeks, according to AAA Northeast. more
A restaurant can be exceptional without a national ranking. But when it reaches a Five Star rating in Forbes Travel Guide, the national attention is immediate. One restaurant in Rhode Island reached that status in 2015. Seasons, the … more
Revenue is nearly 3 percent ahead of what was projected on a fiscal year-to-date basis through March, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
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