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.

02 Jun 2014
Published in QR-TRUMBULL


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
02 Jun 2014
Published in QR-TRUMBULL

Bridgeport Hospital Outpatient Center

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
02 Jun 2014
Published in QR-TRUMBULL

35 Nutmeg Drive

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

LOCATION:  35 Nutmeg Drive, Trumbull
02 Jun 2014
Published in QR-TRUMBULL

41-51 Monroe Turnpike

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

LOCATION:  41 & 51 Monroe Turnpike, Trumbull
02 Jun 2014
Published in QR-STRATFORD

Point Stratford Renewal

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
02 Jun 2014
Published in QR-STRATFORD

Exxon Mobil Plant

19 acre prime real estate right off I-95 with more than 6.7 acres of interior space is planned for re-development.

LOCATION:  495 Lordship Boulevard, Stratford
02 Jun 2014
Published in QR-STRATFORD

Contract Plating

10 Acre Town-owned site. $2.85M DECD grant for brownfield remediation.  RFQ for developers is currently open.

LOCATION:  540 Longbrook Avenue, Stratford
02 Jun 2014
Published in QR-STRATFORD

1111 Stratford Avenue Apartment

Transit oriented market value apartments is a key development project in Stratford’s revitalization plan for Stratford Avenue.

LOCATION:  1111 Stratford Avenue, Stratford
02 Jun 2014
Published in QR-SHELTON

Constitution Drive

325,000 SF professional office building with state-of-the-art amenities.

LOCATION:  Constitution Drive, Shelton
02 Jun 2014
Published in QR-BRIDGEPORT

Lake Success Eco Business Park

422 acres-campus setting. Planned development to include 1.4 million+ SF of office, institutional, R&D, Hospitality, and Industrial Flex. In northeastern Bridgeport (344 acres), in western side of Stratford (78 acres).

LOCATION:  North Bridgeport and Stratford
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