Rhode Island

Shawmut Design and Construction completes $25 million build for North Hall at Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, RI Shawmut Design and Construction, a leading national construction management firm,  celebrated the opening of Rhode Island School of Design’s (RISD) North Hall, the college’s first newly constructed residential facility to open in 34 years.

Conway of Conway Commercial brokers $622,000 sale; Harrington Holdings, LLC sold 6,570 s/f to LSGJ Realty, LLC

Cranston, RI Jim Conway of Conway Commercial Group has sold a 6,570 s/f, two-story masonry office building at 78 Kenwood St. for $622,000 to LSGJ Realty, LLC. The seller, Harrington Holdings, LLC is leasing back 1,500 s/f within the

A modern Navy constructed at Quonset Business Park - by Steven King

Quonset Business Park has established itself as the leading engine of economic development and job creation in Rhode Island, hosting nearly 12,000 jobs and over 200 companies. Electric Boat, a producer of nuclear submarines for the United States Navy, is the business park’s largest company, employing thousands at their Quonset facility.

Mitak promoted to director of software development at Arpin Group

West Warwick, RI Arpin Group has promoted Slawomir Mitak from senior software developer/engineer to director of software development. In his new role, Mitak will be

Greenman and Amper of Capstone Properties sell 28,520 s/f industrial property in East Providence for $1.1 million

East Providence, RI Chris Greenman and Neil Amper, SIOR of Capstone Properties sold a 28,520 s/f industrial building located at 101 Dexter Rd. The property was sold to Central Paper of Pawtucket. It represents an

Downtown enhancements planned for Riverside Square and Watchemoket Square - by William Fazioli

Vibrant downtown districts are vital to the economic fabric of any community. Like many places, East Providence’s downtown areas have experienced dramatic changes in recent decades as a result of shifts in the buying habits of Americans and other competitive factors that have led to the decline of traditional, local businesses that serve the community.

Hasbro Children’s Hospital and The Izzy Foundation unveil 950 s/f pediatric surgical waiting room; design by Morbitzer of Ammor Architecture

Providence, RI Hasbro Children’s Hospital and The Izzy Foundation unveiled a new 950 s/f pediatric surgical family waiting room on the hospital’s second floor. The space offers families of children undergoing surgery at Hasbro Children’s a modern waiting room to spend their time during a loved one’s procedure.

Great things are happening in Pawtucket - by Donald Grebien

The economic development engine is churning in Pawtucket. The Providence-based Rhode Island Monthly, an acclaimed glossy monthly magazine about life in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts, will shortly relocate to the city, joining Pawtucket-based Providence Media, the publishers of

New “Roadway Improvement Initiative” intended for city - by Joseph Solomon

Earlier this month, I was joined by members of the city council as I announced my intention to introduce legislation before the city council in support of my new, citywide “Roadway Improvement Initiative.” This would provide roughly $16.4 million in

Casey of Sweeney Real Estate and Appraisal sells 7540 Post Road for $1 million

North Kingstown, RI The YMCA of Greater Providence sold the West Bay YMCA located at 7540 Post Rd. to Ocean State Job Lot Charitable Foundation for $1 million. The 20,000 s/f wellness center has been refurbished by the buyers.