If only there were a metro in the Northeast that had the economic, transportation, higher education and cultural assets of New York and Boston, but without the congestion and high costs of living and real estate that come with them. Actually, there is such a metro in Connecticut’s capital cit...Continue Reading
The first phase of a $40 million expansion and makeover project at Waterbury-Oxford Airport has benefited from Connecticut's relatively snow-free winter thus far.
Although fill work has stopped for the winter at the airport owned and operated by the Connecticut Airport Authority, construction of a new operations facility at the Oxford-based airport continues, said Davi...Continue Reading
BioMed X establishes its first US-based institute in New Haven with a new immunology research project in collaboration with AbbVie.
January 16, 2023 13:00 ET | Source: BioMed X Institute
HEIDELBERG, Germany, Jan. 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioMed X, an independent German biomedical research institute, announced today the extension of its ongoing research collaboratio...Continue Reading
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that Global Atlantic Financial Group, a leading insurance company meeting the retirement and life insurance needs of individuals and institutions, is growing its operations in Hartford in an expansion plan that includes leasing an additional 11,500 square feet of office space t...Continue Reading
Scangarella leaves Choose New Jersey to Join Connecticut’s Economic Development Team
New Haven, Connecticut, January 9, 2023 – AdvanceCT announces that Catherine (Cathy) Scangarella will be joining the organization as the Executive Vice President of Business Retention and Expansion. Scangarella will lead Connecticut’s efforts to work with existing corporate investors, helpin...Continue Reading
Governor Lamont Highlights Connecticut’s Contributions to NASA’s Artemis Moon Exploration Program
Forty-Four Connecticut Companies are Suppliers to the Groundbreaking Mission
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today is highlighting the prominent role that 44 businesses in Connecticut are playing in NASA’s world-renowned Artemis I mission, which sent an unmanned spacecraft on a...Continue Reading
ADVANCECT CATALOGUES CONNECTICUT’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND BUSINESS SUPPORT ECOSYSTEM
New Haven, Connecticut - November 30th, 2022 – AdvanceCT has released its first edition of the Connecticut Economic Development Catalogue which compiles the variety of economic development and business support organizations in Connecticut into a single document – increasing the ease an...Continue Reading
Advancect Launches Soft Landing Program For Companies Locating To Connecticut
New Haven, Connecticut - November 2nd, 2022 – AdvanceCT announces the launch of its Soft Landing Program and Directory of Resources, a tool that lists the business resources and connections needed by companies looking to establish a footprint and operation...Continue Reading
Boston, July 27, 2022 – The State of Connecticut wrapped up its presence at the Reuters U.S. Offshore Wind 2022 conference in Boston, Massachusetts last week as it looks to continue its emergence as one of the leading states for offshore wind development in the Northeast.
The AdvanceCT-run booth, staffed b...Continue Reading
GE Appliances launches appliance manufacturing in Connecticut
Jul 18th 2022
GE Appliances, a Haier company, continues advancing its commitment to American manufacturing with the opening of its newest manufacturing operation in Stamford, Connecticut.
This morning, GE Appliances President & CEO Kevin Nolan joined with area workforce development leaders at CoCREATE Stamford t...Continue Reading
Milford is now home to the largest non-alcoholic beer-making facility in the world, according to owners of Athletic Brewing.
“This is the flagship non-alcoholic beer destination in the entire world, and it is in Milford, and we can’t be more proud,” said Mayor Ben Blake. “Milford is a place wher...Continue Reading
Vincent Salzo,Patch Staff
A manufacturing company is planning an expansion in Connecticut, including in Cheshire, Gov. Ned Lamont announced Thursday.
Element 119 LLC, an advanced coatings manufacturer that employs 14, is expected to hire an additional 36 workers over the next two years at its facilities in Thomaston and Cheshire, according t...Continue Reading
WILTON — Officials with Dutch semiconductor equipment maker ASML will invest $200 million to expand its operations in Wilton, a move that is expected to create 1,000 new jobs over the next two years.
ASML’s design, engineering, and production center, which is located at 77 Danbury Road, is already the company’...Continue Reading
By neKingMay 17, 2022
Biotech company sharing first details for its commercial and scientific base in Connecticut during the Yale Innovation Summit
DUBLIN, May 17, 2022 – Nuritas, a biotechnology company using AI to revolutionize the discovery of untapped, natural, bioactive peptides, today announced it will build its North American headquarters in Connecticut, near Yal...Continue Reading
Lamont: Finance company to bring hundreds of jobs to Stamford
April 25, 2022Updated: April 25, 2022 6:22 p.m.
STAMFORD — Financial-services firm Mirador LLC announced Monday it plans to relocate its headquarters from Darien to Stamford and add about 250 positions in the next three years — the latest of several companie...Continue Reading
Bigelow Tea invests $2M into Fairfield facility as business grows
April 25, 2022Updated: April 26, 2022 10:56 a.m.
FAIRFIELD — Investment, expansion and automation were the topics of the day at the Bigelow Tea Co. headquarters on Monday.
State and local officials came to tour the building’s warehouse after $2 million worth o...Continue Reading
Consultant Connect Announces North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers of 2022
KALAMAZOO, Michigan – Consultant Connect, a consulting agency designed to bridge the gap between economic developers and site consultants, announces its 2022 list of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers. The economic development professionals selected for this list were nominate...Continue Reading
Alexion to expand New Haven footprint
PHOTO | CONTRIBUTEDAlexion Pharmaceuticals' research facility at 100 College St. in New Haven.
By Michelle Tuccitto Sullo
Alexion, AstraZeneca’s Rare Disease group, indicated Thursday it plans to expand its presence in New Haven with space at the new bioscience tower currently under construction at 101 College St.
Governor Lamont Announces Agreement Between Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, and the State of Connecticut
New Agreement Positions Connecticut To Be Production Home for New Helicopter Lines and Keeps Sikorsky’s Headquarters in the State Through 2042
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that his administration has reached an agreement wit...Continue Reading
Connecticut Airports Better Connect You
Bradley International and Tweed-New Haven Airports Experience Rapid Expansion as More than a Dozen New Destinations Added
New Haven, March 14, 2022 – Connecticut’s two major commuter airports, Bradley International Airport located outside of Hartford and Tweed-New Haven Airport, have experienced rapid growth during the pas...Continue Reading
by SAVANNAH KING
In 2021, a slew of high-tech, innovative companies chose to locate their headquarters in Connecticut. They included, believe it or not, tobacco giant Philip Morris International (PMI), as it looks to reinvent itself as one of the most iconic brands in the world. For the last decade, PMI ha...Continue Reading
By Zachary Vasile
The Greater Hartford insurance sector and state agencies are joining forces with the U.K. government to launch a trans-Atlantic “corridor” with the aim of fostering closer business ties between Connecticut and Britain.
The MetroHartford Alliance, Connecticut Insurance & Financial Services, state Insurance and economic development departments and British industr...Continue Reading
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Named #10 in Top Metro Areas for Corporate Facility Investment
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area Jumps 97 Spots in Investment Ranking
New Haven, March 3, 2022 - The Bridgeport-Stamford Norwalk metropolitan area has been named the 10th most targeted metro area for corporate facility investment in 2021 for cities with ...Continue Reading
Governor Lamont Announces Breeze Airways Establishing Base at Bradley International Airport and Creating More Than 200 New Jobs in Connecticut
(WINDSOR LOCKS, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont, Connecticut Airport Authority Executive Director Kevin Dillon, and Breeze Airways founder and CEO David Neeleman today announced that Breeze Airways has chosen Bradley Internationa...Continue Reading