Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Signs Legislation Establishing the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission

Providence, RI - July 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today signed into law H 5994 and S 0114: “An Act Relating to Public Property and Works,” authorizing the sale of surplus property in the I-195 area and establishing the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission.

Custom IDX solution brings easy-to-use online home search to Rhode Island website of Ginny...

EUGENE, OR - March 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- With thousands of properties being updated every day, real estate professional Ginny L. Gorman of Phillips Post Road Realty has integrated the revolutionary IDX Broker software onto her website, in an effort to simplify the online real estate search in Rhode Island. She can now seamlessly display thousands of Rhode Island State Wide MLS (RIMLS) listings online, creating a comprehensive database of property listings for buyers to search through. IDX Broker has forever changed the way Rhode Island buyers experience an online real estate solution.

Unclaimed Property List Delivered Under Budget

February 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that the state’s annual Unclaimed Property list has been produced under budget this year. The list of 21,000 names, with total claims worth about $9.7 million, is also reaching Rhode Islanders earlier than in past years

RIEMA Warns that Roof Collapse Threats Will Likely Increase with Projected Snow Event for...

Cranston, RI - February 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- With forecasters predicting another significant winter weather event for Saturday, RI Emergency Management officials are warning that roof collapse incidents may increase

Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts Warns of Roof Collapse Concern for Homeowners and Business Owners

Providence - February 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts, Chair of the Emergency Management Advisory Council, joins the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) in reminding Rhode Islanders that roof collapse continues to be of high concern. The amount of recent snowfall that is piling up could weaken roof structure and cause a collapse. Homeowners and business owners should be mindful of the risk of personal injury to themselves and occupants before removing snow from roofs. Consult a contractor or home improvement professional for help in assessing the need for snow remova

New Homes in Warwick for Rhode Islanders with Disabilities

Warwick, RI - November 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Jack Reed and U.S. Representative Jim Langevin joined the House of Hope CDC, Rhode Island Housing and their community partners for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Thomas Wilbur Homestead this morning.

Sweetbriar Now Home to Fourteen Working Families

Barrington, RI - October 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- This afternoon, Rhode Island Housing, East Bay Community Development Corporation (East Bay CDC), the state Housing Resources Commission (HRC), and other partners celebrated the completion of 14 new homes that working families in Barrington can afford to rent.

Governor Carcieri Hails Deepwater Wind Rhode Island Lease Agreement at Quonset Business Park

Providence, RI - June 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) - Governor Carcieri today hailed the Quonset Development Corporation Board of Directors’ approval of a development agreement to lease 117 acres to Deepwater Wind Rhode Island, LLC in the Quonset Business Park for the development of the company’s regional manufacturing facility and its regional development headquarters.

Rhode Island awarded nearly $2.2 million to create 16 affordable rental units in Providence

BOSTON — The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston (the Bank) awarded nearly $2.2 million as a grant, loan, and rate subsidy to fund...


Rhode Island Treasury Reunited 8,860 People with $11.7 Million in Unclaimed...

The Office of Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner reunited 8,860 people with $11.7 million in unclaimed property in the fiscal year that ended on June 30


Langevin, Whitehouse Highlight Bill to Invest $170 Million in Fixing RI...

Congressman Jim Langevin and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse today joined with state, town, and labor officials by the Factory Bridge in West Warwick to call on Congress to pass the Strengthen and Fortify Existing (SAFE) Bridges Act. The SAFE Bridges Act was introduced in the Senate by Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Whitehouse, and others last month and will be introduced in the House this week by Langevin. The bill would deliver up to $170 million to repair Rhode Island’s deficient and crumbling bridges and create construction jobs