Updated October 27 at 6:27pm
Economic Activity
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The U.S. Small Business Administration on Thursday recognized Rhode Island lending institutions that have excelled as SBA lenders this year, noting that 2016 had the highest volume of loans in the Ocean State’s history, as 457 were made for more than $130 million. more
Four programs were chosen by United Way of Rhode Island to share $155,000 from its Housing for All Fund, to put in motion safe, healthy and affordable housing programs, according to a release by the organization on Thursday. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits were at a four-decade low over the past two weeks as sales prospects encouraged employers to maintain headcounts. more
The colonial era Wilcox Tavern is on the market, listed at $1.18 million, according to Sweeney Real Estate & Appraisal. more
The nonprofit community development corporation ONE Neighborhood Builders will celebrate on Oct. 14 the initial development of Amherst Gardens, a scattered site project that will create 36 residential units and two commercial units. more
The $9 million renovation of a former apartment building into supportive housing for the disabled and formerly homeless is underway in Providence. more
North Bakery has opened in Biltmore Park in downtown Providence. The business is an expansion of the North Bakery founded by James Mark, located on the West Side of the city. more
Working with Tiverton residents and representatives of the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, the Twin River Management Group has refined design plans for a proposed casino and hotel in the town in an effort to protect wetlands, wildlife and the surrounding environment. more
A recently released audit of the R.I. Lottery shows the state agency is closely monitoring increased gaming operations in neighboring states, as the recent opening of Plainridge Park Casino in Massachusetts has negatively impacted revenue. more
Job openings in the U.S. declined more than projected in August to the lowest level this year and hiring cooled from a month earlier, a Labor Department report showed Wednesday. more
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