Rhode Island

East Providence continues to make important investments - by Roberto DaSilva

It has been said that it is far better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. As we look back at 2020 with this thought in mind we should each light a thousand candles! This past year was monumental with every aspect of our lives being abruptly disrupted.

Sweeney Real Estate & Appraisal sells Salvation Army location for $485,000

Cranston, RI Sweeney Real Estate & Appraisal represented The Salvation Army of Rhode Island in their recent sale of 34 Commercial St.  The property is the former fire station in Pawtuxet Village, and most recently served as an office space for The Salvation Army.

Joyal of Lila Delman sells 21 Yosemite Valley in Watch Hill for $2.05m

WATCH HILL, RI Lila Delman Real Estate has sold 21 Yosemite Valley Rd. for $2,050,000. Lori Joyal, managing broker of Lila Delman’s Watch Hill office, represented the seller and facilitated for the buyer. 

Dakota Partners completes 45-unit Lincoln Lofts development - adaptive reuse project located in the Saylesville Historic District

LINCOLN, RI Construction at Lincoln Lofts is complete and residents will begin moving into their new homes at the end of the month. Interest in the community has been incredibly high - with more than 720 applications received. Currently, 25 of the 45 units are leased with the goal of fully leasing the property by the end of the year.

Foncellino Team of Coldwell Banker sells 6,000 s/f three family

Providence, RI The Foncellino Team of Coldwell Banker Commercial Division sold a 3-story building on a 10,000 s/f corner lot at 194 Rochambeau Ave. The 6,000 s/f Higgins-Burdick House was built in 1894, is a three family Queen Anne style house located withing the Historic District within walking distance to shopping and dining in Hope Village.

Saccoccio named the R.I. Realtor of the Year

Warwick, RI Michael Saccoccio of Coldwell Banker Realty was selected as the 2020 Rhode Island Realtor of the Year. A 30-year veteran of the real estate profession, Saccoccio was chosen by his peers for the statewide honor from a field of five local board Realtor of the Year winners.

RWU and East Providence form innovative partnership - by Roberto DaSilva

 Roger Williams University (RWU) and the city of East Providence have formed an innovative partnership to provide a special discounted rate for city residents and municipal employees on all of RWU’s University College (UC) degree programs, as well as specialized workforce and professional development opportunities on professional certificates. 

LED streetlights: Saving money and the environment - by Joseph Solomon

When I took office just over two years ago, Warwick’s infrastructure hadn’t seen any major upgrades in years. I quickly realized that I needed to prioritize making investments in our roadways and associated infrastructure, so I announced my $13.2 million Roadway Improvement Initiative.

Greenman of Capstone Properties brokers $600,000 acquisition of land at 341 Providence St. for a new Dunkin

Warwick, RI Chris Greenman of Capstone Properties represented KateDen LLC in the $600,000 acquisition of land at 341 Providence St. at New London Ave. for the development of their 37th Dunkin location in RI and CT. It was a challenging site to permit

New Year will continue with economic development projects - by Donald Grebien

After a 2020 that no one could anticipate, we look forward to beginning a new year and are excited about Pawtucket’s future. New and exciting things are coming to Pawtucket in 2021, including the continuation of Tidewater Landing.