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GE selling biopharma business for $21.4 billion

Last year the biopharma business, part of GE's life sciences division, generated revenues of approximately $3 billion.

SHU construction projects continuing apace

There’s rarely a dull moment when it comes to construction at Sacred Heart University. “We’re busy,” said Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration Michael Kinney. “We’re always busy.”

General Electric cutting 80 jobs in Norwalk

GE is looking to cut 25 percent of its corporate and research center jobs as part of a plan to trim at least $3 billion in expenses over two years.

Immelt retiring as head of GE; John Flannery named as replacement

During Jeffrey Immelt's time as CEO, GE returned $143 billion to investors in dividends, more than in the entire prior history of the company.

GE leaves ‘a hole in Fairfield’s soul’ — and economy

The April 11 event at Fairfield University was marked by audience cries of "How?" in response to generalities about fixing the economy.

Great River Golf Club flourishing under Sacred Heart University ownership

Hopes to host an NCAA tournament are high, as are those surrounding the school's recent purchase of the old GE campus in Fairfield.

Sacred Heart University to buy former GE headquarters for $31.5 million

“It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for us," said SHU President John J. Petillo.

Hospitality business flat, but glimmers of hope are lurking

Business in Westchester and Fairfield is climbing back to pre-recession levels.

GE posts 15 percent revenue increase

The company also recorded its best earnings per share increase since the first quarter of 2011.

GE Capital sheds “too big to fail” designation

The company no longer poses risks to U.S. financial stability, per Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew.

GE starts entertaining bids for Fairfield campus

Included in the 66.8-acre property: two Class A office buildings, a 28-room full service hotel and meeting facility; two fitness centers; and a medical center.

Connecticut near bottom of CEO survey

The Nutmeg State placed 48th in taxation and regulation, 36th in workforce quality, and 37th in living environment.

Fairfield County lands 13 companies on Fortune 500

General Electric led the way in the county, followed by Xerox and Praxair.

GE cutting nearly 100 jobs in Fairfield

Many of the nearly 800 GE employees in Fairfield will move to Norwalk, with around 200 moving along with the company's headquarters to Boston.

Mixed picture seen for Fairfield County’s office market this year

Though GE's exit from Fairfield is expected to have adverse effects on the market, residual pent-up demand from 2015 should help raise leasing activity levels this year.