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Lighting Up The Avenue, A Grocery Store And Much More Planned For East End Food Desert

September 26th, 2018 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Could it finally be the East End’s time? A local developer with deep roots in the East End joined Mayor Joe Ganim and other officials on Wednesday to announce plans for a 30,000-square foot buildout that will include a grocery store, Optimus Health Care facility, a pharmacy, restaurants, hair salon and laundromat, all adjacent to a […]

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Aw Shucks! Oyster Bar Opening Makes Progress Along Waterfront

September 24th, 2018 · 15 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Developers of Steelpointe Harbor, transforming the face of the East Side and East End, not far from Downtown, promised a raw bar restaurant as part of the reclamation of the city’s waterfront. According to a Boca Mediterranean Oyster Bar Facebook post, “Get ready for fresh, seasonal seafood and unparalleled water views, coming this Fall!” Slurping blue point […]

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As MGM Springfield Opens, Gaming Giant Eyes Bridgeport

August 20th, 2018 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

He was born in Bridgeport and his mom still resides in Connecticut’s largest city. Come January Jim Murren, chief executive officer of MGM Resorts International, will once again pitch the Connecticut General Assembly to approve an open, competitive process for the gaming titan to build a waterfront destination in Bridgeport incorporating components of the city’s […]

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MGM Springfield Resort Meets Hiring Goals, Poised For Opening With Local Mass Job Creation

July 20th, 2018 · No Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

As the Connecticut General Assembly awaits its next session in January to weigh gaming expansion in the state, the countdown is underway for the opening of MGM’s $960 million resort casino in Springfield, Massachusetts that includes the hiring of 3,000 resort employees. The opening is scheduled for August 24.

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Vertical Progress At Steelpointe Harbor, Dockmaster Building, Marina And Restaurant Under Construction

April 27th, 2018 · 20 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

The developers of Steelpointe Harbor that’s transforming the face of the East Side a short distance from Downtown recently provided city officials an on-site update of the Dockmaster Building under construction along the waterfront.

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‘Bridgeport Be Heard’ On Gaming Proposal

March 5th, 2018 · 7 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Update, public hearing rescheduled due to pending snow storm. A public hearing on a bill that calls for an open, competitive process to select a gaming enterprise to build a casino in Bridgeport is now scheduled for March 13, 10 a.m. in the legislative office building in Hartford. Heavy snow is expected Wednesday so public […]

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Hennessy Seeks Input On MGM Gaming Proposal

January 16th, 2018 · 5 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Weeks from the start of Connecticut’s legislative session, where Bridgeport is expected to be the centerpiece of debate for a commercial casino that requires state approval, State Rep. Jack Hennessy wants to hear from constituents regarding support for the proposal. Survey here.

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Mickey Makes Case For MGM, Amazon

October 16th, 2017 · 25 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Mickey Herbert, president of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council, enjoys an entrepreneurial spirit that he’s put into words and action, be it health care or sports entertainment. In his latest Mickey’s Mail eblast to his business community constituency, he muses about the potential of Amazon HQ2 and MGM’s proposal to build a waterfront gaming enterprise, as […]

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