Rhode Island

Mayor Smiley and senator Reed celebrate National Community Development Week by visiting Providence CDBG projects

Providence, RI Mayor Brett Smiley joined U.S. senator Jack Reed to celebrate National Community Development Week, happening this week April 10-14, 2023 by highlighting projects funded by Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and HOME investment programs.

Lefrancois of Regal Commercial sells 6,000 s/f mixed-use building for $1.04 million

Providence, RI Michael Lefrancois president & principal broker of Regal Commercial Real Estate sold 719 Westminster St. for $1.045 million. The property is a mixed-use located on the West Side of the city that contains two 3-bedroom residential units and one street-level

Foncellino Team of Coldwell Banker Commercial lists/leases 4,200 s/f

North Smithfield, RI The Foncellino Team of Coldwell Banker Commercial listed and helped lease two office buildings at 650 Eddie Dowling Hwy. totalling 4,200 s/f on 1.5 acres.

DeCosta of Pare Corp. receives Providence Engineering Society’s Humanitarian Award

Lincoln, RI Kenneth DeCosta, P.E., senior vice president of Pare Corp., was awarded the 2023 Humanitarian Award by the Providence Engineering Society. DeCosta is a registered professional engineer with over 40 years of experience in the planning, design,

Greater Providence Board of Realtors 2023 Diversity Scholarship program accepting applications until Nov. 15

Providence, RI The Greater Providence Board of Realtors’ (GPBOR) 2023 Diversity Scholarship program application period is open. Minority and other underrepresented individuals who are residents of the state of Rhode Island, have graduated from high school or

In Rhode Island, we’re making critical investments to create a wind energy hub at Quonset - by Dan McKee

I had the pleasure of touring the construction of infrastructure upgrades at the Port of Davisville’s Pier 1 last week. The General Assembly and my administration allocated $60 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to the Port in 2022 to assist in the development

City of Warwick issues requests for proposal for former Nelson Aldrich Jr. High School - on-site tours April 18; bid deadline is May 22

Like many communities across the country, Warwick has seen a decline in student population over the past several decades, leading to the consolidation of the city’s three high schools and junior high schools into two high schools and two middle schools serving the

Pawtucket-Central Falls Commuter Rail Station a game changer for city - by Donald Grebien

On January 23rd, I proudly boarded a MBTA commuter rail train in Providence for the inaugural trip to our brand-new Pawtucket-Central Falls Commuter Rail Station and a wonderful grand opening ceremony with our many state and federal partners.

City of East Providence promotes outdoor dining accommodations - by Roberto DaSilva

Not all economic development or placemaking projects require years of planning or design to create a high impact on our main streets. One simple and effective solution is to create walkable and enjoyable environments on traditional “main street” areas through outdoor

Greene of Hayes & Sherry sells 3.8 acres for $2.6 million to Genesis Development Partners

North Kingstown, RI A substantial piece of commercial real estate in town that has sat dormant for years has been purchased and is planned for redevelopment. In a deal that closed on March 1, 2023, Hayes & Sherry represented Genesis Development Partners