City approves development agreement for housing, hotel at Fort Trumbull

The City Council on Monday unanimously approved a development agreement with Optimus Senior Living Group LLC that details a set of requirements and benchmarks for construction of 104 housing units — condominiums or apartments — and a hotel with extended stay suites. Once approvals are in place, Optimus has three years to complete the project […]

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The agreement for New Haven’s Union Station would last 35 years. Here’s what it would do.

A 35-year deal between the city, state Department of Transportation and New Haven Parking Authority to operate and improve Union Station — which eventually could be a 55-year deal — is “a deal that will stand the test of time for the next 35 years,” the city’s top development officer said. It will result in […]

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CT launches $200M in competitive grant programs for municipalities, public-private partnerships

The first, known as the Innovation Corridor Program, is expected to select and fund two or more “transformational” projects in major urban areas that will create new jobs in high-growth fields such as data science, advanced manufacturing and insurance technology. The program aims to facilitate the creation of at least 15,000 new jobs, state officials […]

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Housing, development pitched for Bethel with a twist that could change the future of a road

A new overlay district option is being proposed as part of an application before the Planning and Zoning Commission tied to the former Stony Hill Inn property on Route 6. The applicant, Upstream Properties LLC, is looking to build residential and commercial buildings on the parcel of vacant Stony Hill Road land between the Copper […]

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East Haven senior housing project at former high school lauded for energy efforts

The Tyler, WinnDevelopment’s 70-unit project inside a former high school building, was recognized by the Green Building Council and Novogradic “for its innovative approach using state and federal historic tax credits to incorporate the industry’s strictest standard for energy performance in a residential historic adaptive reuse project,” the release said. According to the release, The […]

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Tunnel on Danbury, Conn.’s West Side Not a Viable Option in I-84 Plan

A proposed and much-discussed half-mile-long tunnel to straighten Interstate 84 between Exits 2 and 4 on Danbury’s west side is among several options being considered by the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT). But leaders involved in planning the billion-dollar reconstruction of I-84 through Danbury do not consider the tunnel to be a viable part of […]

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