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)

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.

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)


BRBC Communication

BRBC Communication

Contact Jocelyn Paoletta, BRBC Communication Director at paoletta @ brbc dot org.

28 Jun 2017
Published in QR-SHELTON

Riverside Commercial

16,000 SF development with restaurant, retail and office units located along the Housatonic River. Pre-leasing stage. Summer 2017 ground-breaking. 

LOCATION:  131 Canal Street, Shelton
28 Jun 2017
Published in QR-SHELTON

Bridge Street Commons

New construction of 60,000 SF building with 10,000 SF retail, 43 apartments is now open.

LOCATION:  Five Bridge Street, Shelton
28 Jun 2017
Published in QR-BRIDGEPORT

PSEG Power Connecticut, LLC

New, clean, state-of-the-art combined-cycle plant; (1) gas turbine & (1) steam turbine to generate 485 megawatts of power.

LOCATION:  1 Atlantic Street, Bridgeport
22 Mar 2017
Published in QR-TRUMBULL

Henkel Consumer Goods


In proximity to Henkel space at 30 Trefoil Drive, new space renovated for expanded research and development capabilities for beauty, laundry, and home care products.

LOCATION:  4 Trefoil Drive, Trumbull
22 Mar 2017
Published in QR-SHELTON

River Breeze Residential

Demolition of existing buildings and site environmental clean up is underway for 68 - apartment River Breeze Residential complex.

LOCATION:  223 Canal Street, Shelton
22 Mar 2017
Published in QR-FAIRFIELD

Maplewood at Southport

92,000 SF, 3-story, 98-unit assisted living/memory care facility to be built.

LOCATION:  845, 917 Mil Hill Terrace, Fairfield
22 Mar 2017
Published in QR-FAIRFIELD

Benchmark Senior Living

88 Unit Senior Living Facility to be built.

LOCATION:  400 Mill Plain Road, Fairfield
22 Mar 2017
Published in QR-BRIDGEPORT

Maplewood Courts

Rehabilitation of a 32 unit, affordable housing complex.

LOCATION: 434 Maplewood Ave, Bridgeport
08 Dec 2016
Published in QR-SHELTON

100 Commerce Drive

Demolition of former Tetley Tea building and site work planned for new 32,000 SF mixed use retail and office space. 

LOCATION:  100 Commerce Drive, Shelton
22 Jun 2016
Published in QR-STRATFORD

Two Roads Brewing Company

Expanding footprint. Zoning approved. The new property to house 25,000 SF expansion is approximately 2 acres.

LOCATION:  1700 Stratford Avenue, Stratford
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The QR - Sponsors

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Fuss & O'Neill
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Ganim Financial Group
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