INDUSTRIES

Surprise! Connecticut may have ended fiscal year in the black

If the surplus is ultimately confirmed, Connecticut would avoid tapping into its budget reserve for the first time in three years.

United Rentals posts strong second quarter

Stamford-based United Rentals is North America’s largest equipment rental company with a market share of about 11 percent.

Xerox announces dividend on common and preferred stock

Xerox said the dividend reflects the one-for-four reverse stock split that became effective on June 14.

Source Coffeehouse acquires ‘Buzzy’ from The Buzz Truck LLC

“The Buzz Truck was a labor of love and we know that ‘Buzzy’ will be in great hands,” said Jessica Grutkowski, co-owner, The Buzz Truck LLC.

Movies on the marquee, risotto on the menu at Bow Tie...

The Ridgefield-based chain is joining the trend of offering large reclining seats and full food and adult beverage menus to the moviegoing experience.

Tale of a racial tragedy inspires a black Bridgeport entrepreneur

If Anderson has any serious disappointment in his work to date, it would be the absence of a stronger sense of community support and networking among black-owned businesses and prospective business owners.

Business travel drives Fairfield and Westchester counties’ still lagging hotel market

Many hotels in Fairfield and Westchester attract corporate guests attending conferences in the region or meetings with companies headquartered here.

People’s United Bank acquiring Philadelphia finance company

Leaf Commercial Capital is one of the largest, independent commercial equipment finance companies in the U.S.

Connecticut added 7,000 jobs in June; but jobless rate inches upward

Connecticut’s private sector has recovered 102 percent of jobs lost during the recession – the first net expansion of private sector jobs in 88 months.

Former Hudson Institute site at center of Cortlandt land use battle

The developer wants to open a luxury hospital for well-heeled people with alcohol and substance abuse disorders.

Annese & Associates acquired by IT services firm ConvergeOne

The company will be renamed Annese, a CovergeOne Company and a full integration is expected to be complete by the end of 2018.

Renewals, subleases drive Fairfield office leasing

Greg Frisoli, executive managing director at Newmark Knight Frank’s Stamford office, predicted that more diverse deals could be coming soon to the county.