General Dynamics Electric Boat Investing $800M In Connecticut

Business Facilities

Read: General Dynamics Electric Boat Investing $800M In Connecticut at BusinessFacilities.com. The company will retain and grow its workforce to more than 13,000 jobs over the next 17 years, with help from up to $63 million in state incentives. .

PricewaterhouseCoopers Connecticut Expansion Will Create 400 Jobs

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Read: PricewaterhouseCoopers Connecticut Expansion Will Create 400 Jobs at BusinessFacilities.com. PwC will invest $20 million on the expansion, which includes establishing Stamford, CT as the headquarters for its Insourced Solutions for Tax (IST) division.

Stamford, Connecticut: Innovating Since 1641

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With an excellent quality of life and a robust set of available tax incentives and credits, Stamford, Connecticut leads the pack in commercial and residential development. Read: Stamford, Connecticut: Innovating Since 1641 at BusinessFacilities.com.

Indeed Expanding, Adding 500 Jobs In Connecticut

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Read: Indeed Expanding, Adding 500 Jobs In Connecticut. Capital Investment Connecticut Daily News Featured Office, IT & Call Centers Taxes & Incentives Business Incentives connecticut Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development Economic Development Employment Expansion Indeed Site Selection Technology Workforce DevelopmentThe tech company will invest $26.5

Seven Stars Cloud Group Establishing Global HQ In Connecticut

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Read: Seven Stars Cloud Group Establishing Global HQ In Connecticut at BusinessFacilities.com. The $283 million technology and innovation headquarters project is expected to create 330 jobs in West Hartford at the former UConn Campus.

SCA Pharmaceuticals Establishing Connecticut Manufacturing Facility

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SCA Pharmaceuticals Establishing Connecticut Manufacturing Facility. Biotech & Pharma Connecticut Daily News Featured Taxes & Incentives Workforce Development Bradley International Airport Business Incentives Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Economic Development Employment Expansion pharmaceuticals SCA Pharmaceuticals Site Selection

Opportunity Zones: Window Of Opportunity

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Connecticut Feature Story Featured Florida Kansas Magazine Highlights Taxes & Incentives Uncategorized 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act BF-September/October-2019 connecticut kansas Middletown opportunity zones Parsons QOZ Qualified Opportunity Zones Sanford Tax Incentives Topeka

Infosys To Create 1,000 High-Tech Jobs In Connecticut

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Read: Infosys To Create 1,000 High-Tech Jobs In Connecticut at BusinessFacilities.com. Capital Investment Connecticut Daily News Featured Office, IT & Call Centers Pennsylvania Research & Development Taxes & Incentives Business Incentives Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development corporate expansion Employment First Five Plus Infosys Site Selection Technology and Innovation Hub training grantsThe global IT company will invest $20.6

ASCA's model legislation advances in Connecticut

Green Industry Professionals

The Snow Removal Limited Liability Act was approved by the Connecticut House of Representatives on April 24

New England: A Rising Tide Of Jobs, Wages

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All six New England States experienced gains in wages and salaries in 2018, with the income surge averaging more than four percent in 2Q 2018. Read: New England: A Rising Tide Of Jobs, Wages at BusinessFacilities.com.

Connecticut lawmakers question FIGG's state bridge contract

Construction Dive

Despite concern about the company's alleged culpability in a 2018 collapse of a pedestrian bridge in Florida, the state's DOT is standing by its choice to have the firm inspect and repair the Arrigoni Bridge

Connecticut DOT unveils 5-year, $12B infrastructure plan

Construction Dive

The capital construction program is a near $5-billion increase from the last cycle, but state lawmakers have yet to settle on a source of funding

Connecticut tribes win feds' approval for up to $400M casino

Construction Dive

The project is expected to create 2,000 construction jobs and may be as large as 188,000 square feet

Connecticut Grapples With Failing Concrete Foundations

ENR Construction

Connecticut’s commissioner of consumer protection, Jonathan A. Harris, expects to issue a report this fall on the “potential cause or causes” of failing concrete foundations in northeastern Connecticut

Connecticut Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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A comprehensive list of Connecticut financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities. Connecticut Incentives and Workforce Development Guide appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Connecticut Setting Groundwork To Become First EV Friendly State

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CT DOT Commissioner James Redeker, CT Electric Car Founder Ed Ingalls and CT DEEP Commissioner Dan Esty are committed to making Connecticut the first EV-friendly state in the country by 2014.

Connecticut Combined Sewer Overflow Tunnel Moves Forward

ENR Construction

tunnel to mitigate storm water and combined sewer overflow into the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound is slated to begin construction this month An approximately four-mile-long, 18-ft-diameter and 200-ft-deep.

Activists lose lawsuit in attempt to stop $1B Connecticut bridge replacement

Construction Dive

Norwalk Harbor Keeper maintains that a fixed rail bridge would be cheaper, less environmentally taxing and quicker to build than the movable one

Clean Energy: New York Joins Top 5, Maryland Is Most Improved

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Across the U.S, states are promoting clean energy with energy-saving rules for buildings, appliances, and more, according to the 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. Read: Clean Energy: New York Joins Top 5, Maryland Is Most Improved at BusinessFacilities.com.

Skanska Constructs $149M Medical Building in Connecticut

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Skanska has signed a contract to build a new special medical building for Stamford Hospital in Connecticut. The contract value, $149 million, will be included in order bookings for Skanska USA Building for the first quarter of 2014.

New Connecticut law mandates thermostat recycling

Contractor Magazine

A new law requires all mercury thermostats removed from service in Connecticut by contractors and service technicians must be recycled. read more. Best Practices Green

Connecticut Mulls Warranty Reimbursement Law

Green Industry Professionals

Proposed bill could force manufacturers to reimburse dealers at shop labor rate for warranty work

Connecticut Evaluates Bids for First Offshore Wind Farm

ENR Construction

Three offshore wind developers have submitted bids to Connecticut as the state becomes the latest to look to that renewable power source in the energy-constrained New England corridor

Connecticut Summer Camp Appoints KBE Building Corp. President to BOD

Construction Superintendent Magazine

ANDOVER, Conn. -- Connecticut’s Channel 3 Kids Camp has appointed KBE Building Corporation’s Mike Kolakowski to its board of directors. Kolakowski is the president and principal owner of KBE Building Corporation.

Connecticut Congressman Proposes New Bill to Fund Infrastructure

Construction Equipment

John B. Larson (CT-01) announced Tuesday the America Wins Act, a $1 trillion proposal to rebuild the nation’s crumbling infrastructure and to create millions of jobs for the middle class over the next decade

Connecticut Landscaper Nailed for Tax Evasion

Green Industry Professionals

Prison sentence and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines and back taxes now loom

Massachusetts, California Continue As Energy Efficiency Leaders

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New Jersey, Connecticut, Colorado, and South Dakota are most improved states, according to ACEEE's 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. California Colorado Connecticut Energy Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Featured Massachusetts Missouri New Jersey Rhode Island Surveys & Research Utilities 2018 ACEEE california Economic Development Electric Vehicles Energy Efficiency Scorecard Manufacturing massachusetts Site Selection zero energy buildings

Connecticut Contractor Faces 25 Serious Violations

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OSHA has cited Manchester, Conn.-based based Rockville Construction LLC for 25 serious violations of workplace safety and health standards.

Atlanta, San Antonio, Phoenix Lead In Economic Growth Potential

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Atlanta , San Antonio and Phoenix are the top-ranked large metros for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities’ 15th Annual Rankings Report. “It It all seems to be coming together for Metro Atlanta,” said BF Editor in Chief Jack Rogers.

KBE Building Corp. Celebrates Groundbreaking for Connecticut’s First “Household” Model Nursing Home

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Attended by Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy and Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, the groundbreaking ceremony kicked off a collaborative effort to build Connecticut’s first “household” model nursing home. BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- KBE Building Corporation recently celebrated the groundbreaking for Bridgeport’s new $72-million Jewish Senior Services building.

Scorecard Identifies Most Energy-Efficient Utilities

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California Connecticut Featured Maryland Massachusetts Surveys & Research USA - Far West Utilities 2017 Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard ACEEE Baltimore Gas & Electric energy incentives Eversource Connecticut Eversource Massachusetts National Grid Massachusetts Pacific Gas & Electric Site Selection utilitiesACEEE’s first-ever Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard looks at the performance of the 51 largest electric utilities in the U.S.

Connecticut Senator Wants Statewide Pesticide Ban

Green Industry Professionals

Ted Kennedy Jr. wants to ban pesticides from being used on soccer and baseball fields, municipal playgrounds

Connecticut Man Accused of Burglarizing Outdoor Power Equipment Dealership

Green Industry Professionals

Video surveillance shows a familiar man stealing outdoor power equipment; he is suspected in other burglaries

ACE Mentoring in Connecticut

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Check out the article, “Pupils learn architecture’s fine points by Melvin Mason” which covers an ACE Mentoring group in Connecticut. A brief excerpt can be found below: Shawn Lahey can see himself working on great homes some day in the future. If his advisers with the ACE Mentor Program have anything to say, he’ll be doing just that.

Connecticut Branch of Tri Lift, Inc. Provides Genie Boom Lift for Rockefeller Center Tree Installation

Construction Superintendent Magazine

This year’s tree, a 76-foot Norway spruce that will soon hold 45,000 LED lights, was moved by flatbed trailer from its home in Connecticut and set in place on Nov.

KBE Building Corp. Starts Structural Demolition at Connecticut College’s Shain Library

Construction Superintendent Magazine

NEW LONDON, Conn. -- KBE Building Corporation has started structural demolition at Connecticut College’s Shain Library in preparation for a $9-million renovation and addition that comprises more than 45,000 square feet. KBE is construction manager at risk for the renovation and addition at Connecticut College, one of the state’s liberal arts schools.

Connecticut Mandates State to Buy 2GW of Offshore Wind Energy by 2030

ENR Construction

RFP for first 400 MW To Be Issed on July 1

Connecticut Contractor Cited for 17 Violations

Construction Equipment

OSHA cited Maher Industries, doing business as A Fast Blast, for 17 serious violations when workers performing abrasive blasting during the renovation of an Easthampton, Mass., mill were overexposed to lead and silica and faced other health hazards

New England’s Regional Defense Industry Collaboration

Business Facilities

The new organization, funded with a $1.5-million grant from the department of defense, will coordinate the growth of defense-related business across the six-state region. Read: New England’s Regional Defense Industry Collaboration at BusinessFacilities.com.

Location Spotlight Of The Week: River Bend Center

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Conveniently located in Stamford, Connecticut''s Springdale neighborhood, River Bend Center is just minutes away from I-95 and the Merritt Parkway, with direct service from the Metro-North railroad and the Connecticut Transit bus line.