QA+M Architecture awarded school projects

Farmington, CT QA+M Architecture has been selected by both the Fishers Island, NY Union Free School District and the New Fairfield, CT Board...

Connecticut Building Congress to host program at Sandy Hook School March 26

Sandy Hook, CT The Connecticut Building Congress (CBC) will host the program “Recovery, Rebirth, and Revival: Sandy Hook School Tour a...

United Steel names Keith Corneau president

East Hartford, CT United Steel has named Keith Corneau as president and CEO. Ken Corneau, company founder and former president and CEO, will take on the role as chairman of the board. The announcement comes as the manufacturer celebrates 45 years in business.

KGI Properties and The Simon Konover Co. break ground on Gateway Commons

East Lyme, CT Gateway Development/East Lyme, LLC, a joint venture between affiliates of KGI Properties of Providence, RI and The Simon Konover Co. of West Hartford, has broken ground on the long-awaited commercial development at Gateway Commons. 

Fellah of HK Group handles 7,800 s/f lease

Fairfield, CT Franco Fellah, executive vice president at HK Group, completed the 7,800 s/f lease of the building at 1501 Kings Highway East. The tenant is Q88. They are moving its headquarters from Stamford to the new building and at the same time almost doubling its space

Claris Construction completes dining hall for New Canaan Country School

New Canaan, CT In 2013, the Carver family first approached the New Canaan Country School (NCCS) about making a gift which would be the largest to date in the school’s history and one that would significantly impact the lives of NCCS students. They wanted to celebrate the sense of community that was so meaningful to Sue Carver’s experience as a child attending the school.

Angel Commercial brokers $735,000 sale - 1485 Black Rock LLC sold the property to Hambell, LLC

Fairfield, CT A fully-leased retail property located at 1485 Black Rock Tpke., has sold for $735,000, according to Jon Angel, president of Angel Commercial, LLC. The seller was 1485 Black Rock LLC, and the buyer was Hambell, LLC.

Hartford County Spotlight: Nancy Hagstrom, CEO at Interscape Commercial Environments

What was your company’s greatest achievement of 2018? To accommodate our accelerating growth we hired several additional staff. All have proven to be fantastic, and we feel so fortunate to have such an excellent team of motivated, bright individuals with high values and great people skills.

Hartford County Spotlight: Christopher Edge, Economic Development Director for the Town of Berlin

What was your company’s greatest achievement of 2018? The opening of Forrest Machine, an aerospace component manufacturer who constructed a brand new 55,000 s/f facility on Christian Ln. in Berlin. The project included the first 7-year tax abatement in the town’s history as well as over 70 great paying jobs there.

Hartford County Spotlight: Robert Santy, President & CEO at the Connecticut Economic Resource Center, Inc.

What was your company’s greatest achievement of 2018? CERC provided support and services to help many municipal and state entities to be better positioned and functioning to help Connecticut be competitive and be a great place to live, work and do business. We call this endeavor “Global to Local,” which focuses on inviting companies to invest here while ensuring a warm welcome by our communities.