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David Lehman confirmed as Connecticut’s DECD commissioner

Lehman’s tenure at Goldman Sachs, which coincided with the 2008 subprime mortgage crisis, had been the subject of much debate.

Forward momentum at Sikorsky, Bradley airports could signal blue skies for...

An unnamed airline has expressed interest in bringing commercial service back to Bridgeport-owned Sikorsky, which hasn't offered commercial flights since the mid-1990s.

Lamont taps Goldman exec to oversee state’s new economic development strategy

David Lehman, a managing director at Goldman, will serve both as the state’s new commissioner of the Department of Economic and Community Development  and as the governor’s senior economic adviser.

Connecticut DECD Commissioner Catherine Smith stepping down

During her eight years in the post, Smith spearheaded a variety of programs to generate economic activity and expand business across Connecticut.

Job listings site Indeed to bring another 500 jobs to Stamford

The job site plans to invest $66 million toward its expansion and is exploring real estate options to accommodate the growth.

CT accepting applications for brownfield remediation grants

The latest round of funding will see an investment of up to $4 million for remediation projects, with up to $1 million of that amount reserved specifically for assessment projects.

DECD acknowledges errors in report about job creation, tax credits

The inaccuracies include overstating the number of jobs, failing to collect certain required information and reporting estimates that were off by tens of millions of dollars in 2017.

Pair of entertainment companies coming to Stamford; 450 jobs to be...

ITV America is among the U.S.' largest independent producers of nonscripted content, while the newly launched Wheelhouse Entertainment creates content and marketing opportunities across multiple platforms.

Economic and Community Development Dept.’s flawed math exposed by state auditors

The Auditors of Public Accounts' preliminary review says the DECD provided inaccurate or unsupported information about job creation and tax credits in its annual report.

Stamford makes DECD short list for Amazon proposals

Cities that did not win DECD approval such as Bridgeport may still make direct appeals to the retail giant.

Norwalk, Brookfield, Shelton receive state grants for brownfields remediation

All told, 14 projects, comprising 424 acres of redevelopment, are receiving $6.9 million.

Brownfields fewer as Fairfield cleans up for redevelopment

In addition to being ecologically sound, turning long vacated property into something attractive -- and taxable -- is key to most cities' efforts.

BlackStratus opens small business cybersecurity office in Stamford

Its CyberShark is the first SIEM technology that is tailored for small businesses.

State swings $10 million deal to keep green energy firm

Crius Energy, moving from Stamford to Norwalk, is receiving up to $10 million to stay in the state, with the company promising the addition of 225 jobs over the next four years.

Fairfield County leads Connecticut in new housing permits

The county's 2,598 approved permits were more than twice that of runner-up New Haven County.