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"We don’t have the luxury of thinking big city versus small town," said Port Authority Board Chairman Scott Bates. "We want to be a champion for the entire state."
The new Westmed YourCare Now location will also offer orthopedic care services and physical therapy in an adjacent office.
The Georgia-based chain was faced with continued opposition centered on concerns over increased traffic in Stamford's Bull's Head neighborhood.
The buyer, Dallas-based Kosmos Energy, said that it has doubled its oil and gas production in the last four years and that this deal should allow the company to double it again in the next four years.
The application for the 3,000-square-foot facility now goes to the state Department of Consumer Protection, which oversees the licensing process.
“There are really only a couple of Class A buildings in downtown Bridgeport," said Avison Young's Christopher Grundy. "But there’s a growing number of great features and activities in the area that make it very attractive.”
Not only is the nonprofit adding a second Stamford facility, but it's also in the process of purchasing the space it has been renting at 49 Day St. in Norwalk.
Each property consists of 58 luxury apartment units with amenities including 24-hour fitness centers, rooftop lounges and screening rooms.
“In the weeks leading up to an election, rhetoric often becomes politically charged,” the Stamford-based company said, referring to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s bid for a third term this fall.
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.
Jeffrey C. Campbell has been chief financial officer at American Express Co. since August 2013.