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ULI in Connecticut

Thank you to to the two dozen members who joined our recent lunch convening on April 10th at Upward Hartford. Below is a summary of the meeting and presentation. It was thrilling to see so much interest in continuing to bring this group together. Due to ULI Boston’s limited staff, ongoing work in Connecticut will rely on member leadership. Please contact Michelle Landers if you would like to participate on a steering committee to plan future meetings or programs for Connecticut members. A couple of ways for this group to … Read More

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TIF Development in CT

ULI Boston/New England’s Connecticut Steering Committee presents a discussion on the newest tax increment finance (TIF) law in Connecticut. TIF legislation has been a useful tool to promote redevelopment in many states. This hasn’t been the case in Connecticut where a patchwork of provisions has made TIF difficult to implement. However, the General Assembly passed a tax increment finance law in 2015 which overhauled Connecticut’s development statutes. This opens new opportunities for developers and towns to collaborate on projects that meet both public and private objectives. This program will focus on … Read More

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Remediation to Redevelopment

Connecticut is leading the nation in its initiative to revitalize brownfields. Thanks to public/private partnerships, developers are transforming dozens of abandoned sites across Connecticut into innovative enterprises. This initiative has become a central focus of the state’s economic development efforts. This panel discussion in Hartford, CT will provide an overview of state initiatives that facilitate the redevelopment of sites that require significant environmental assessment and remediation, featuring three recent redevelopments across the state. We will also explore how remediation of former industrial sites can be used for future economic growth. Panelists: Steve … Read More

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