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Trumbull economic development stays strong in age of unusual challenges

“We’ve been fortunate in that developers are still moving ahead with their projects, and more people are looking to locate to our town," says Economic and Community Development Director Rina Bakalar.

Fairfield County malls staying the course as tenants come and go

Meanwhile, most eyes are trained on The SoNo Collection in Norwalk, where several stores are scheduled to open Oct. 11.

Trumbull economic development cruising along

But uncertainty over the Westfield Trumbull mall's controversial plan to add apartments -- and a pair of legal challenges over a proposed senior living complex at the massive 48 Monroe Turnpike -- continues.

Trumbull bringing the fun with quintet of entertainment-related businesses

Homegrown diversions Kidz Klub, D-BAT Academy and Technique Tigers Baseball Academy will soon exist alongside Trumbull franchises of national entertainment firms SeaQuest and Escapology.

Trumbull developments keep rolling along

“Developers are increasingly looking to come to this area, which is ripe for these types of projects,” said First Selectman Vicki Tesoro. “It’s an exciting time.”

Long-vacant United Healthcare building in Trumbull (finally) sold

If approved, the building will be converted into a 200-unit independent, assisted and memory care community, while the additional acreage will have 160 units of active adult housing.

Residences at malls: An idea whose time has come?

Residents of Trumbull are wrestling with the perceived challenges of adding 280 residential units at its Westfield mall, while that kind of work is finding favor in other communities around the U.S.

Construction projects dot Trumbull landscape

The town says strong interest has been expressed in the former United Healthcare building - whose 253,000-square-foot space represents 52 percent of all the vacant space in Trumbull - while adding significant housing to the Westfield Mall property is under discussion.

Development a high priority for Vicki Tesoro, Trumbull’s new first selectman

Although the town is focusing on filling vacant space, the 253,000-square-foot former United Healthcare complex on Monroe Turnpike still looms large.

Trumbull to receive $2M grant to connect river trail to commercial...

The connection “will enhance Trumbull and the region and provide economic benefit to area businesses,” said MetroCOG Executive Director Matt Fulda.

Trumbull makes strides in building a commercial hub

“We’re in a position now where interest is turning into actual projects," says Trumbull Economic and Community Development Director Rina Bakalar.

Trumbull rebranding efforts led by Long Hill Green development

The Long Hill Marketplace and Village at Long Hill Green and Madison Village are helping Trumbull evolve from a traditional bedroom community to a modern suburb, according to town officials.