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Warwick had the lowest unemployment rate in September at 4.2 percent among four area cities identified by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Payrolls and wage growth soared in October, prompting the market to fortify its resolve that the Federal Reserve will deliver its first interest rate hike in roughly nine and a half years in December. more
On the heels of a healthy August, September’s economic momentum in Rhode Island fared almost as well, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
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1 What in your professional background has best prepared you for the new role? During my years as a private-equity real estate portfolio manager my fund was, by design, overweighted to properties in urban neighborhoods. … The investment … more
(Updated 3:36 p.m. and 9:33 a.m.) A Florida company is moving its executive team of 10 employees to Rhode Island. more
Employment snapped back with a vengeance in October, wage growth accelerated and the jobless rate fell to 5 percent, boosting the odds that Federal Reserve policymakers will raise borrowing costs next month. more
For the second month in a row, Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator has increased. more
A 19th century brick church in the Broadway-Armory Historic District will be renovated into residential lofts, through a $3.1 million project that has qualified for state historical preservation tax credits. more
The Providence Preservation Society will move beyond downtown and into the city’s neighborhoods for its 2015 Providence Symposium, which will include speakers who address community-based economic development. more
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