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City and Town Development Act Continues to Help Hamden Businesses

February 6, 2014 Business Comments Off on City and Town Development Act Continues to Help Hamden Businesses

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The citizens of the Town of Hamden have again spoken to support the growth of the local tax base. In the November election, citizens through a referendum re-approved the City and Town Development Act.

First approved in 2008, the vote re-authorized the act until 2016.

“We look forward to using the tools provided under this act to help important projects become viable to benefit the residents of Hamden,” said Mayor Scott Jackson.

The act allows the town to offer different types of incentives to developers for projects it deems to be of major impact. The incentives offered under the act range from loans, grants, property acquisition and other real estate related tools. For example the act allows for issuance of revenue bonds that would be the responsibility of the developers to pay off. These bonds would not affect the Town’s bond rating or its bonding capacity.

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No Confirmation Walmart will Replace Stop and Shop

February 6, 2014 Business 1 Comment

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There’s been rumors that Walmart will be moving in to the now empty Stop and Shop building on Putnam Avenue, but Hamden Economic Development Director Dale Kroop said he’s had no indication of such a move.

Last summer the grocery giant decided to close the Putnam Avenue store. It also operates another on Dixwell Avenue north of the Putnam Avenue location.

But Stop and Shop holds the lease on the building until the middle of this month, Kroop said, so until that lease expires, nothing can be done.

“One very important detail is that the lease is not up until mid-February so nothing can happen or even be discussed officially until Stop and Shop is officially out of the picture with lease.” … Continue Reading

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