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Stamford continues to reign supreme with $6 billion in development

“Our vacancy rate is an overall 5% throughout the town,” says Director of Economic Development Thomas Madden. “And we’re not a big-box place – we have a lot of Mom and Pop stores. That speaks volumes about the healthy market we have.”

Need for greater collaboration between government, business cited at Norwalk Chamber...

The state Department of Economic and Community Development and the Connecticut Economic Resource Center are working on a statewide economic development plan "that people can believe in," said CERC President and CEO Peter Denious. "Our aspirations and goals are extremely ambitious.”

Outgoing First Selectman Peter Tesei: Greenwich is well-positioned as county beacon

Tesei said his chief advice to his successor, who will be chosen on Nov. 5, would be: “Most of all, be patient, be inclusive and be thankful.”

Stamford continues reign as Fairfield County’s crown jewel

The city that claims to have been “Innovating since 1641” is one of the state’s – never mind Fairfield County’s – brightest stars at the moment in terms of business development, housing, population growth, and potential.

Fairfield County Five sees signs of success in efforts to draw...

The multi-municipality marketing group's Sept. 13 event in midtown Manhattan has resulted in a number of tech firms looking to tour the area with an eye toward relocation.

Absent economic development staff, Westport redoubling marketing efforts

“We’ve had a robust commercial base for a number of years,” said Selectwoman Jennifer Tooker. “It’s important to all of us that we make sure our relationship with business continues to work for us.”

Fairfield County Five readies new pitch to NYC firms

According to Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau, the five member municipalities contribute 22 percent of the total income tax revenue to the state, while the county overall contributes 42 percent.

Stamford Mayor David Martin: Improving quality of life a top priority

Addressing traffic congestion and fighting perceptions of over-development are two of his key challenges, Martin said.