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Economic Activity
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Cash sales accounted for nearly 33 percent of total home sales in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area in April, an increase of 3.3 percentage points compared with last year, according to CoreLogic. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined last week for the first time in a month, heading back toward the lowest levels in more than a decade and signaling firings remain muted. more
A vacant mill in the West End neighborhood of Providence could be renovated into a live-work development, with room for what could be the largest culinary incubator program in New England. more
Lucy’s Hearth, a nonprofit organization that provides shelter and human services to homeless women and children, recently celebrated a groundbreaking of a new $4.4 million facility. more
The new, 24,000-square-foot Tiverton Public Library recently opened, replacing the former Essex Library, which had served the community for more than 70 years. more
A single family home on 1.42-acres in the Westerly community of Watch Hill sold recently for $2,850,000, according to a news release from Lila Delman Real Estate Interanational. more
Principal of Sweeney Real Estate and Appraisal discusses office-space trends. more
The R.I. Commerce Corporation will hire an executive search firm to help identify and hire about a dozen junior- to senior-staff members who will help the agency administer the economic-development programs created under the current state budget. more
Bank of America Corp., the lender most hobbled by the collapse of the U.S. housing market, said second- quarter profit more than doubled as the mortgage business rebounded and expenses fell to the lowest since 2008. more
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator index increased two-tenths of a percent in May to a reading of 131.6. more
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