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Connecticut Economic Development

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Top Connecticut Economic Development Articles

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  • Why Malloy Must Pay For Part Of Rock Cats Plan

    Why Malloy Must Pay For Part Of Rock Cats Plan
    For those of us who follow economic development in Connecticut, it seems odd to see the Rock Cats saga unfolding without Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. The governor's apparatus kicks into gear every time a bakery considers expanding in Bozrah, and he's been...
  • Say It Ain't So, Joe — Riverfront Visionary Stepping Aside

    If we were playing word association in Hartford, "Riverfront Recapture" would almost always elicit "Joe Marfuggi." Since 1986 Mr. Marfuggi has headed the nonprofit organization created to reconnect the city with the Connecticut River. He has done a...
  • Bridgewater Associates Abandons Plan To Build in Stamford

    Yachters and local planning and zoning officials seem to have won their battle with the world's largest hedge fund, whose CEO wanted to build a $750 million headquarters on the Stamford waterfront. Bridgewater Associates, which announced its plans to...
  • EB Contractor Summit Lures 300 Companies

    A contractor summit connecting Connecticut businesses to opportunities coming out of Electric Boat's new multi-year $17.6 billion submarine contract with the Navy, originally expected to attract a few dozen companies, instead brought about 300...
  • City Officials Get Stadium Perk — A Skybox

    City Officials Get Stadium Perk — A Skybox
    It's the luxury box. That's why Hartford city officials want to put taxpayers on the hook for $60 million to build a minor league baseball stadium. The proposed contract between the city and the Rock Cats, owned by Boston real estate developers,...
  • Investor Revives Closed Warren of Stafford Textile Mill

    Investor Revives Closed Warren of Stafford Textile Mill
    Warren of Stafford, a textile mill that ended 160 years of production in December, plans to restart its looms within 10 days. Thursday, American Woolen Co. announced it would buy the mill complex from Loro Piana, an Italian luxury cashmere and wool...
  • Metro Hartford Attractive To Foreign Firms

    Greater Hartford has a higher concentration of jobs at foreign-owned firms than two-thirds of the nation's biggest urban areas, according to a study from Brookings Institution released Friday. Fairfield County has the highest proportion of jobs at...
  • Democrats Must Stand For More Than Keno

    This week, the Democrats who control our state legislature will have their last chance to kill off the gambling game keno. The game, which is to be run by the Connecticut Lottery, is expected to generate about $30 million a year. This is about 0.1 percent...
  • Manufacturing's 'Second Wind' Comes With A Little State Help For Two Firms

    Two aerospace manufacturers in Connecticut landed million-dollar state aid deals on Wednesday to help them expand operations and create jobs. In Westbrook, a fluid control systems manufacturer, The Lee Co., will use more than $20 million from the state...
  • Rock Cats Deal A Hit Out Of The Park

    Rock Cats Deal A Hit Out Of The Park
    There was cheering at Wednesday's press conference announcing the move of the New Britain Rock Cats to Hartford, as if the home team had just rallied for a win. Mayor Pedro Segarra told the assemblage that the city would spend up to $60 million to build...
  • Field Of Dreams Requires Some Hard Thinking

    Field Of Dreams Requires Some Hard Thinking
    Think about it — a beautiful night in June, sitting in the stands behind home plate, looking out at the downtown Hartford skyline. How better to put an exclamation point on the Hartford renaissance! I love this dream. I travel frequently to...