Quarterly Review of Economic Development

 

Vested in the economic vitality of the Greater Bridgeport Region, The Bridgeport Regional Business Council takes an active role in communicating, advocating, and facilitating projects and initiatives that build and advance a vibrant and involved business community. To that end, The QR or Quarterly Review of Economic Development offers updates of the key economic development projects that build the regional economy.

To sponsor or provide content contact:

Jeff Bishop, bishop@brbc.org

Jocelyn Paoletta, paoletta@brbc.org

 

The QR is reviewed and managed by the BRBC Economic Development Committee.

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December 2018 Update LinkJune 2018 Update LinkApril 2018 Update LinkDecember 2017 Update LinkSeptember 2017 Update ,  June 2017 UpdateLink to Volume 12, ( Year 3: Link to Vol. 11Link to Vol. 10 PDFLink to Vol. 9 PDFLink to Vol. 8 PDF ); ( Year 2: Link to Vol. 7 PDFLink to Vol. 6 PDFLink to Vol. 5 PDFLink to Vol. 4 PDF); (Year 1: Link to Vol. 3 PDFVol. 2 PDFVol 1. PDF)

BRBC'S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE:
Chairman: Paul Antinozzi, AIA, Antinozzi Associates Architecture & Interior Design
Jeff Bishop, Bridgeport Regional Business Council
Jim Benson, Merit Insurance, Inc. Merit-PLC
Kevin Foley, Cushman Wakefield of Connecticut, Inc.
Maureen Funke, greenbox-is
David Galla, People’s United Bank
Jorge Garcia, A+ Technology & Security Solutions, Inc.
Stephen Hodson, Hodson Realty, Inc.
Dana Huff, Tighe & Bond
Curtis Jones, Civil1
Jason Julian, Julian Enterprises
Philip Kuchma, Kuchma Corporation
Ed Lavernoich, Bridgeport Economic Development Corporation
Eileen Lopez-Cordone, Avangrid
Peter Maher, Union Savings Bank
Willie C McBride Jr., WC McBride Electrical Contractors LLC
Michele McCabe, The Council of Churches of Greater Bridgeport, Inc.
Chris McFadden, Whiting Turner Contracting Company
Bruce Moore, Eastern Land Management
Dan Onofrio, Bridgeport Regional Business Council
Peter Osborne, Moneco Advisors
Jocelyn Paoletta, Bridgeport Regional Business Council
Kenneth Scala, Century 21 Scala Group
Rob Scinto, R.D. Scinto, Inc.
Charles Scott, Tri-State Realty & Insurance
Gordon Soper, PDS Engineering & Construction
Ben Toby, Prism Energy Services
Douglas Wade, Wade’s Dairy, Inc.
Bruce Wettenstein, Vidal/Wettenstein, LLC
Andrew Zlotnick, Fuss & O’Neill, Inc.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTORS:
Bridgeport: Thomas Gill (203.576.7221, Thomas.Gill@Bridgeportct.gov)
Fairfield: Mark Barnhart (203.256.3120, mbarnhart@town.fairfield.ct.us)
Monroe: Ken Kellogg, First Selectman (203.452.2821, kkellogg@monroect.org)
Shelton: Paul Grimmer (203.924-2521, p.grimmer@sheltonedc.com)
Stratford: Mary Dean (203.381.1351, mdean@townofstratford.com)
Trumbull: Rina Bakalar (203.452.5043, rbakalar@trumbull-ct.gov)

 

Renovation on 54,296 SF building completed. Downtown Cabaret Theatre now open.

LOCATION:  263 Golden Hill Street, Bridgeport

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Published in QR-BRIDGEPORT

6,600 SF Starbucks Coffee and Chipotle Mexican Grill, components of Steelpointe Harbor super-regional waterfront destination now open.

LOCATION:  East Main Street, Bridgeport

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Published in QR-BRIDGEPORT

Dredging, infrastructure-bulkhead work underway to support 2017 construction of residential, hotel, retail and office space, marina core building and 200-slip, full-service, deep-water marina.

LOCATION:  Steelpointe Harbor, Bridgeport

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Published in QR-BRIDGEPORT

1 million SF of Class A office space, 75,000 SF retail, 175 room hotel, 197 unit apartment building, commuter parking lot and 11 acres waterfront nature preserve.

LOCATION: The property is located approximately 1/2 mile from Exits 23, 24 & 25 of Interstate 95, the primary highway connecting the New York and Boston metropolitan areas.

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Published in QR-FAIRFIELD

Turn key flex data center space available for immediate occupancy offers above baseline TKF, with the discerning financial industry audience in mind.

LOCATION:  80 Merritt Blvd., Trumbull

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Published in QR-TRUMBULL
02 Jun 2014

InSports

Recently renovated, Insports Trumbull is a multi-sport recreation center providing state-of-the-art facilities for league play, camps and youth programs.

LOCATION:  29 Trefoil Drive Trumbull

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Published in QR-TRUMBULL

The Yale New Haven Health Network/Bridgeport Hospital Outpatient Center is open on Park Avenue across from Sacred Heart University.  The 120,000 square feet of new medical office and parking garage space represents a $110 million capital investment and the creation of 75 new high wage jobs.

LOCATION:  5520 Park Avenue, Trumbull

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Published in QR-TRUMBULL
02 Jun 2014

35 Nutmeg Drive

Complete renovation and modernization of 300,000 SF office building completed. Occupancy now at 100%. 

LOCATION:  35 Nutmeg Drive, Trumbull

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Published in QR-TRUMBULL

New mixed use retail development boasting restaurants, fitness center, retail, and health/beauty services.

LOCATION:  41 & 51 Monroe Turnpike, Trumbull

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Published in QR-TRUMBULL

Planned mixed-use development includes 3 million SF of new buildings creating 1,000 + new jobs. A significant and premier project for the Stratford region.

$900,000 State grant awarded for pre-development planning and environmental compliance analysis. Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to remediate mudflats. 

LOCATION:  540 Longbrook Avenue, Stratford

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Published in QR-STRATFORD
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