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Connecticut Economic Development

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Top Connecticut Economic Development Articles

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  • 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...
  • State Giving New Milford Manufacturer $750,000 For Expansion

    Neeltran, a maker of custom transformers and power systems in New Milford, will receive a $750,000 loan from the state Department of Economic and Community Development for a renovation and 6,000-square-foot addition that's expected to lead to 10 new jobs....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Firm After Cheaper Wind Power Wants To Build A Better Turbine

    Firm After Cheaper Wind Power Wants To Build A Better Turbine
    GRISWOLD — To Jim Bardia, the path to a better wind turbine is the same as the one to a faster race car. It is incremental improvements here and there that shave seconds from a lap time and cents from a kilowatt hour. Bardia, a former race car...
  • Starwood Plans To Add 340 Jobs In Deal With State

    Stamford-based Starwood Hotels and Resorts is expanding its global headquarters, boosted by a state loan of up to $5 million and $20 million in tax credits, officials announced Thursday. The company plans to add 340 new full-time jobs to its current...
  • Foxwoods, Mohegans See Potential In Borscht Belt

    Foxwoods, Mohegans See Potential In Borscht Belt
    As the allure of Grossinger's faded with the rest of the Borscht Belt in the 1970s and '80s, Mitchell Grossinger Etess and his family envisioned a casino to revive their hotel resort. They tried to get New Yorkers to warm to the idea, which required...
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  • State Orders 2 Construction Firms To Stop Work At Amazon Warehouse Site In Windsor

    State Orders 2 Construction Firms To Stop Work At Amazon Warehouse Site In Windsor
    Two construction contractors were fined and ordered to stop working on the $50 million Amazon warehouse job in Windsor this week after the state Department of Labor determined that they lacked proper workers' compensation coverage, a state official said....
  • State's New TV Ads Feature Connecticut 'Job Creators'

    State's New TV Ads Feature Connecticut 'Job Creators'
    The state is launching a new TV ad campaign featuring entrepreneurs and business executives discussing why they choose to do business in Connecticut. "For the last several years, we have worked to create a business climate in this state that grows jobs,"...
  • Business Ads Aren't Political, But Are Still A Problem

    Business Ads Aren't Political, But Are Still A Problem
    The ads may not be overtly political, but they are troubling in another way. The state Department of Community and Economic Development announced this week it would spend $569,637 in May and June on two television ads to promote Connecticut's business...