Quarterly Review of Economic Development


Vested in the economic vitality of the Greater Bridgeport Region, The Bridgeport Regional Business Council takes an active role in communicating, advocating, and facilitating projects and initiatives that build and advance a vibrant and involved business community. To that end, The QR or Quarterly Review of Economic Development will offer a quarterly update of the key economic development projects that will result in jobs growth and that will build the regional economy.

To sponsor or for listing form contact:

Jeff Bishop, bishop@brbc.org

Jocelyn Paoletta, paoletta@brbc.org

The QR is available in print two times a year (June and December, 13,500 distribution per edition), via digital newsletter (2,300+ BRBC database), and here at www.brbc.org (updates in March, June, September, and December).

The QR is reviewed and managed by the BRBC Economic Development Committee.

December 2018 Update Link

June 2018 Update LinkApril 2018 Update LinkDecember 2017 Update LinkSeptember 2017 Update ,  June 2017 UpdateLink to Volume 12, ( Year 3: Link to Vol. 11Link to Vol. 10 PDFLink to Vol. 9 PDFLink to Vol. 8 PDF ); ( Year 2: Link to Vol. 7 PDFLink to Vol. 6 PDFLink to Vol. 5 PDFLink to Vol. 4 PDF); (Year 1: Link to Vol. 3 PDFVol. 2 PDFVol 1. PDF)

Chairman: Paul Antinozzi, AIA, Antinozzi Associates Architecture & Interior Design
Jeff Bishop, Bridgeport Regional Business Council
Jim Benson, Merit Insurance, Inc. Merit-PLC
Kevin Foley, Cushman Wakefield of Connecticut, Inc.
Maureen Funke, greenbox-is
David Galla, People’s United Bank
Jorge Garcia, A+ Technology & Security Solutions, Inc.
Stephen Hodson, Hodson Realty, Inc.
Dana Huff, Tighe & Bond
Curtis Jones, Civil1
Jason Julian, Julian Enterprises
Philip Kuchma, Kuchma Corporation
Ed Lavernoich, Bridgeport Economic Development Corporation
Eileen Lopez-Cordone, Avangrid
Peter Maher, Union Savings Bank
Willie C McBride Jr., WC McBride Electrical Contractors LLC
Michele McCabe, The Council of Churches of Greater Bridgeport, Inc.
Chris McFadden, Whiting Turner Contracting Company
Bruce Moore, Eastern Land Management
Dan Onofrio, Bridgeport Regional Business Council
Peter Osborne, Connecticut Financial Group, LLC
Jocelyn Paoletta, Bridgeport Regional Business Council
Kenneth Scala, Century 21 Scala Group
Rob Scinto, R.D. Scinto, Inc.
Charles Scott, Tri-State Realty & Insurance
Gordon Soper, PDS Engineering & Construction
Ben Toby, Prism Energy Services
Douglas Wade, Wade’s Dairy, Inc.
Bruce Wettenstein, Vidal/Wettenstein, LLC
Andrew Zlotnick, Fuss & O’Neill, Inc.

Bridgeport: Thomas Gill (203.576.7221, Thomas.Gill@Bridgeportct.gov)
Fairfield: Mark Barnhart (203.256.3120, mbarnhart@town.fairfield.ct.us)
Monroe: Ken Kellogg, First Selectman (203.452.2821, kkellogg@monroect.org)
Shelton: Paul Grimmer (203.924-2521, p.grimmer@sheltonedc.com)
Stratford: Mary Dean (203.381.1351, mdean@townofstratford.com)
Trumbull: Rina Bakalar (203.452.5043, rbakalar@trumbull-ct.gov)


New, clean, state-of-the-art combined-cycle plant; (1) gas turbine & (1) steam turbine to generate 485 megawatts of power.

LOCATION:  1 Atlantic Street, Bridgeport

Rehabilitation of a 32 unit, affordable housing complex.

LOCATION: 434 Maplewood Ave, Bridgeport

150,000 SF Regional Retail Development to include a full-service grocery, pharmacy, restaurants, entertainment uses and public access linear waterfront park.
Construction to commence summer 2017.

LOCATION:  837 Seaview Avenue, Bridgeport

Brewpub/pizza restaurant being called the "Port of Call" for Pizza, Salad, and Connecticut style craft beer, brewed on premise is now open.

LOCATION:  225 South Frontage Road, Bridgeport

61,552 SF, five-story, 48 unit integrative, supportive housing building with ground floor office space and parking is now open. 2nd through 5th floors house 800 to 1350 SF apartments.

LOCATION:  515 West Avenue, Bridgeport
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Century 21 Scala Group
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