Many listeners are familiar with the free resources that CERC offers for information on the Connecticut commercial real estate market - such as property listings on CERC SiteFinder®; and the CERC Town Profiles, however, CERC also offers project-based services for real estate as well.
The second annual Greenwich Economic Forum will be held November 5th and 6th to convene the brightest minds in global finance, business, media and government for discussion and debate on the defining issues of our times.
Hosted by The New England Real Estate Journal and sponsored by the Southeast Connecticut Enterprise Region, or seCTer, the upcoming Connecticut Summit will be held October 31st at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut.Designed for those involved in the development business - developers, financiers, attorneys - anyone involved in major commercial development, to highlight what is going on in Connecticut and more specifically, in the Southeastern Region.
Often, new business owners are unsure of their responsibilities when it comes to collecting and reporting taxes. In this episode, Connecticut Department of Revenue Services Commissioner Scott Jackson - the state’s “Tax Man” - sits down with Beth Wallace, CERC’s Director of Business Services, to discuss the department’s role as part of a common enterprise in the state, what businesses need to do to be voluntarily compliant, and how to agency has employed process efficiencies and enhanced its technology profile to make it easier for taxpayers to receive communications, and do business with the DRS.
What is economic development and why should you care? As a resident or business owner in your town, you have the opportunity to impact the economic development decisions that not only affect the fiscal health of your town, but also the overall character of your community.
Twenty-seven communities in Connecticut have federally-designated Opportunity Zones - a unique tax incentive program and economic development tool to benefit economically-distressed communities.
In this episode of CERCONOMY, Kristi Sullivan, CERC’s Vice President of Marketing, is joined by David Kooris, Deputy Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development, to discuss the efforts that Connecticut is undertaking to support the 72 Opportunity Zones here in the state.
The Department of Administrative Services is a shared support service area for all executive branch state agencies… and then some. As the primary procurement division, human resources agency, and construction services for the state, DAS wears many hats.
In 2017, Connecticut had 113,100 women-owned business, employing over 95,000 people and garnering $16.5 billing in annual revenue. And the Hartford region was recently ranked as 4th in the nation among metropolitan areas with the most female entrepreneurs. Much of this success is owed to the Women’s Business Development Council, a 22-year old organization dedicated to assisting women entrepreneurs launch and scale their businesses.
When towns and cities want to learn more about resident viewpoints on timely topics or the needs of the business community, conducting a survey can be a time and resource efficient option.In this episode of CERCONOMY, Alissa DeJonge, Vice President of Research, sits down with Courtney Hendricson, Vice President of Municipal Services to discuss the various types of surveys that municipalities can conduct to elicit feedback, and gather the data needed to make informed decisions.