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Global Industry Trends Effects on Local Connecticut Economy

Posted on by Alissa DeJonge

In this episode, Alissa DeJonge and Courtney Hendricson sit down to share highlights from the recent workshop that they led, hosted by the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities, on how global and national trends are affecting Connecticut’s economy and real estate markets, and how uncertainty has implications for businesses and residents.

Alissa provides insights into several industries that are in transition - retail, manufacturing, aerospace and defense, insurance, healthcare, grocery, energy - and the impacts on the local municipal economies. Courtney shares ideas on what towns can do to adjust and adapt, positioning them to best assist their communities, and encourage the new breed of emerging support industries.