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The property was originally a warehouse for the now-defunct Read's Department Store.
Developer Howard Saffan says “a combination of Murphy’s Law and the weather" delayed the venue's opening by more than a year -- and that its original $15 million budget has been exceeded "dramatically."
Vidal/Wettenstein represented the tenant and property owner in the transaction.
“They’re like a fine liquor – it takes time to make a really good, premium cigar,” says Bill Webb. "I consider them to be jewels."
"Fortunately, we get along," said Drew Scott.
In addition to distribution centers in Wallingford and Bristol, Amazon has operated a 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center in Windsor since 2015; opened an 855,000-square-foot fulfillment center in North Haven in June; and is expected to begin operating another, two-building distribution center on Long Beach Blvd. in Stratford next year.
Teams from Sikorsky and the military have worked since April and conducted more than 30 test events and evaluated 135 potential design solutions.
House Democratic leaders have proposed a new plan that would install highway tolls for trucks only on 12 bridges across the state, as opposed to Gov. Ned Lamont’s CT2030 initiative, which would have included tolls on 14 bridges for all vehicles.
Within Connecticut, Amazon also operates distribution facilities in North Haven, Wallingford and Windsor.
The firm, which focuses on labor and employment issues, also has offices in Westport and White Plains.
Arcade Specialties supplies classic games such as retro arcade games, pinball machines, foosball tables, and Chexx hockey for corporate and residential parties, prop rentals, and photo shoots.
The car detailing service has signed a lease for space at 255 Moffit St. in Stratford.
Scott David Cohen is accused of sexually explicit online communications with someone he assumed was a 15-year-old girl, but was a federal agent.