Connecticut

Connecticut Department of Economic & Community Development

David Lehman

Commissioner

505 Hudson Street
Hartford, Connecticut, 06106
Phone: 860-270-8000
Toll-Free: N/A
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Website: http://www.ct.gov/ecd


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Articles

CiCiAwards Article | October 8, 2021
CiCi Awards Accepting Entries Now

By: Trade & Industry Development

The deadline for applications is Friday, November 19, 2021.   More>>


GrassSeed Article | October 12, 2021
Seed Money: Grass Seed Shortage, Inflation Affecting Sports Industry

By: Trade & Industry Development, Mary Helen Sprecher

There's a shortage out there and it's not toilet paper. It's grass seed, something needed for venues like golf courses and sports fields. And this...   More>>


blank Article | September 28, 2021
Biotech Companies Are Preparing for the Manufacturing Future

By: Johan Beukema

Biopharmaceuticals are one of the world’s growth powerhouses. In 2020, the global biopharmaceuticals market was worth $325 billion, and it is...   More>>


blank Article | September 28, 2021
The Semiconductor Crisis: An Economic Achilles’ Heel

By: Gary Yates

Businesses and consumers are feeling the effects of the chip shortage, and neither can find the resources needed to thrive in our “new normal.”...   More>>


blank Article | September 28, 2021
Access to Markets Via the Nation’s Ports and Depots

By: Tracey Schelmetic

In 2020, the U.S. imported goods valued at about 2.8 trillion from its international trading partners and exported $2.1 trillion. Trillions more in...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

North Port, Florida:  Its Pro-Business Climate is Sizzling Case study | March 5, 2013
North Port, Florida: Its Pro-Business Climate is Sizzling   

By: Jennifer Alten

The City of North Port, Florida, is the state’s 7th-largest city, and one of the fastest-growing, but what sets it apart is its pro-business... More>>


Lawton-Fort Sill, Oklahoma: The City with a Plan Case study | April 30, 2012
Lawton-Fort Sill, Oklahoma: The City with a Plan   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Creating a strategic plan for economic growth can be done in many ways. The new Lawton-Fort Sill Economic Development Corporation is leading the... More>>


North Port, Florida: New Development and Rapid Growth Makes this Buzzing Community a Great Place to Achieve Anything Case study | December 31, 2011
North Port, Florida: New Development and Rapid Growth Makes this Buzzing Community a Great Place to Achieve Anything   

By: Trade & Industry Development

Though it has roots as a retirement community, today the city of North Port, Florida, is anything but. Over the past 10 years, this thriving city in... More>>