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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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.

12 Dec 2014
Published in QR-TRUMBULL

Madison Village

Construction completed.

Madison Village represents 16,000 square feet of new retail space.  This $3,000,000 in capital investment will create approximately 60 new jobs.  Residents are enjoying wonderful new additions to town including the Sitting Duck Tavern, Romanacci’s Pizza and Wine Bar, Upper Crust Bakery, Pure Poetry Gift Shop and 99 Bottles.

LOCATION:  4244 Madison Avenue, Trumbull
12 Dec 2014
Published in QR-TRUMBULL

Trumbull Center Redevelopment

Ongoing renovation/modernization of approximately 200,000 SF retail, restaurant and office commercial center which will include 21,000 SF of new retail space.

LOCATION:  900-960, 915-965 White Plains Road, Trumbull
12 Dec 2014
Published in QR-TRUMBULL

The Bridges at Trumbull

72 bed, 64 unit Memory Care Assisted Living Complex now open.

LOCATION:  2415 Resevoir Avenue, Trumbull
12 Dec 2014
Published in QR-TRUMBULL

Westfield Trumbull

Vibrant 1,124,614 SF regional mall with 176 retailers opens Cheesecake Factory and Apple store late 2014. New store and further expansion announcements anticipated for 2015.

LOCATION:  5065 Main Street, Trumbull
25 Nov 2014
Published in QR-STRATFORD

Sikorsky Airport Upgrade

Construction underway.

LOCATION:  1000 Great Meadow Road, Stratford
25 Nov 2014
Published in QR-STRATFORD

Exit 33 Interchange

Progress is being made on construction of two ramps on and off of I-95, exit 33. New ramps are considered a key component to support economic development in Stratford.

LOCATION:  I-95, Stratford
25 Nov 2014
Published in QR-STRATFORD

Connecticut Distributors Inc

Leading liquor distributor expansion project for 50,000 SF addition completed.

LOCATION:  333 Lordship Boulevard, Stratford
25 Nov 2014
Published in QR-SHELTON

William Raveis Headquarters

43,000 SF of a 55,000 SF building on 5 acres to be retained after a partial demolition and renovation.  Zoning approved, in design stages.

LOCATION:  2 Research Drive, Shelton
25 Nov 2014
Published in QR-FAIRFIELD

OSG Urgent Care

Former Syms Building conversion to 43,000 SF Medical Facility is now open.

LOCATION:  305 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield
02 Jun 2014
Published in QR-TRUMBULL

Trumbull Data Center

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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Ganim Financial Group
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