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The real estate industry is now subject to new disclosure rules, courtesy of the Dodd-Frank law and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Lenders are required to make transparent and complete disclosure of the terms of mortgages – including … more
House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, D-Cranston, says a new proposal for a minor league baseball stadium in Providence could be announced as early as within the next couple of weeks with the possibility of it being taken up for consideration during a special legislative session this fall. more
Lawyers for investors in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac earlier this month asked a federal appeals court to at least revive their claims that the U.S. stripped the companies of billions of dollars of profits, depriving shareholders of dividends, if not … more
(Updated 12:30 p.m.) Behind Citizens Bank in Providence, between Westminster and Cranston streets, sits a vacant lot. It's the previous home of Louttit Laundry, but after the building was abandoned in 1985, dilapidation was inevitable and the building got … more
Given it is hurricane season, it is appropriate to ask whether Rhode Islanders are any safer from a hurricane today than they were three years ago when Hurricane Sandy hit. The answer is probably "somewhat safer," given the efforts of … more
The original plan for Village on the Waterfront, a 50-acre development proposed for the East Providence waterfront, would have included 400 condominium units among the first phases. After reading a series of marketing reports, and observing … more
Rhode Island's appeal to the high-end homebuyer is not difficult to understand – the Ocean State's 400 miles of seacoast take care of the "location, location, location" mantra in a most effective way. And the top residential sales of 2015 reflect … more
The Odeum Corp. this month received $620,000 in grant support, which will go toward long-awaited improvements to the venue’s historic façade. more
There were 34 applicants, but 11 companies will receive state innovation vouchers allowing them to partner with a local university, research center or medical center for research and development assistance with a specific project. more
(Updated July 8 to correct information regarding the governor's budget proposal) Nothing in the new state budget appears to be able to help rescue the so-called "Superman Building," the iconic skyscraper in Providence that lost its last tenant in 2013. Where are its advocates? In previous years, when the owner of the … more
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