From Keila Torres Ocasio, CT Post: Those traveling by train Thursday had first-class seats to the demolition of the interconnected Barnum Avenue buildings once symbolic of this city’s booming industrial past.
Entries Tagged as 'David Kooris'
December 6th, 2013 · 18 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
October 1st, 2013 · 33 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
UPDATE: Brian Lockhart, CT Post here The Planning & Zoning Commission met Monday night in City Hall Council Chambers. Agenda items included construction expansion of Black Rock School and Bridgeport Housing Authority petition “seeking a site plan review and a coastal site plan review to permit the construction of a mixed use community complex with […]
August 18th, 2013 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning
A surface lot adjacent to the Webster Bank Arena and Ballpark at Harbor Yard is often called the Magic Johnson development area even though the retired basketball star, now entrepreneur, did nothing with it following the hoopla of his 2007 proposal. In short time the economy tanked. Now city officials say interest in the property has rebounded.
May 14th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
On Monday Governor Dan Malloy announced roughly $2 million in grants in support of city development projects. News release from Mayor Bill Finch: Bridgeport has been awarded more than $2 million in grants by Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) Commissioner Catherine Smith for the cleanup of brownfield sites […]
March 23rd, 2013 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning
When Mayor Bill Finch last summer hired David Kooris to serve as the city’s chief development official he made sure Donald Eversley who had occupied that role wasn’t out in the cold. Finch, with the help of United Illuminating, funded Eversley’s $125,000 salary in efforts to revive the development authority Finch once headed himself, the […]
December 10th, 2012 · 24 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Brian Lockhart of the CT Post features what could be the world’s largest fuel cell power plant manufactured by the Danbury-based Fuel Cell Energy. Check out company info here. Lockhart story: What is being promoted as the biggest fuel cell power plant in the world–and an international showpiece for developer Fuel Cell Inc. of Danbury–sure won’t look […]
November 27th, 2012 · 15 Comments · Development and Zoning
The Planning and Zoning Commission Monday night approved the application to install a mighty electronic billboard on top of the Webster Bank Arena opposed by Lamar, the national outdoor advertising company that wants the billboard limited solely to promoting arena events. Billboard supporters say the billboard serves as both a revenue generator and city image […]