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The IDA gave final approval to an incentive package for Parkledge Preservation LLC and preliminary approvals for projects by Westhab, Erin Construction & Development Co., and 78-80 Morningside LLC.
"We need to create a state where businesses are growing and investing," said CBIA's Pete Gioia.
Private educational and health services added the most of any major industry sector during the 12-month period, up by 63,200.
Fifty-nine percent of respondents said they were concerned about being able to afford health insurance, while 18 percent said they were not.
"It is clear that Connecticut’s labor market continues to tighten," said Andy Condon, director of the DOL’s Office of Research.
“There is definitely a big talent shortage out there,” observed John Bemis, president of Stamford-based Benchmark IT.
Courses are set to begin in the first quarter of 2019.
Current trends suggest more opportunities for full-time work, which could lure away individuals involved in the temporary contracted opportunities of the gig economy sector.
Connecticut now has an estimated 1.7 million seasonally adjusted jobs and an estimated 80,000 jobless residents.
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.