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Entries Tagged as 'Steelpointe Harbor'

Crane Sighting, Steelpointe Harbor Goes Vertical On East Side. Does Bass Pro Oversell Economic Impact?

December 14th, 2014 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

UPDATE: Includes link to Hugh Bailey article. Redevelopment of a troubled area of the East Side has been more than 30 years in the making and the project still has its share of cynics, but something happened on Thursday that never occurred before: vertical construction.

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Big Fish–Business Community Reels In Bass Pro Founder For Annual Dinner

November 25th, 2014 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Skeptics have been waiting for concrete proof Bass Pro Shops is happening. The concrete has started. As trucks have begun to pour concrete footings for construction of Bass Pro on the Steelpointe Harbor redevelopment area, the mega outdoor retailer’s founder and chief executive Johnny Morris will be in Bridgeport December 11 as the featured speaker […]

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City Banking On Steelpointe Harbor Revenue

November 20th, 2014 · 19 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

How much moolah has the city received so far from the developer of Steelpointe Harbor to revitalize the East Side? About $1.2 million, according to City Communications Director Brett Broesder.

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Bridgeport Unveils ‘Better Every Day’ Campaign Sans Finch

November 17th, 2014 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Enlisting a contractor to share the story of “Bridgeport getting better every day,” the city has launched a $250,000 marketing campaign under the direction of Communications Director Brett Broesder to highlight city progress on television, radio and websites into the new year. Mayor Bill Finch, seeking reelection in 2015, will not appear in the campaign. […]

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Sports Authority “Trumbull” Opens In Bridgeport

November 16th, 2014 · 19 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Mayor Bill Finch on Saturday attended the ribbon cutting for the grand opening of the new Sports Authority store at 4543 Main Street in the Brookside Center near the Trumbull town line. In an appeal to suburbanites, the national sporting goods retailer describes the store as Sports Authority Trumbull according to its website. Hall of […]

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Rocket Fuel! Starbucks, Chipotle To Join Steel Point Development, “It’s Happening”

November 13th, 2014 · 48 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From the 16th floor of the 10 Middle Street high rise Downtown overlooking the East Side, Mayor Bill Finch and project developers announced on Wednesday Starbucks and Chipotle as the latest additions to Steelpointe Harbor joining Bass Pro Shops, the first announced anchor commercial tenant under construction, in the long-awaited redevelopment of the East Side.

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The Speech Not Delivered (Yet)

October 16th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Had Barack Obama’s scheduled visit to Bridgeport Wednesday night not been preempted by Ebola outbreak business, the game plan was for Mayor Bill Finch to introduce Governor Dan Malloy for whom the president was campaigning. These things tend to be love fests and the mayor had plenty of hugs and kisses planned for the president […]

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