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Rich Lee

Bridgeport magazine manages SailQuest

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Bridgeport-based Windcheck magazine is managing the SailQuest Boat Show, a boutique boat show at Mystic Shipyard in Mystic from May 2-4. Sound Sailing Center in Norwalk and Mystic, will be on site to discuss their sailing programs in New London and Fairfield counties. Attendees may take advantage of learning more about these programs during the […] [Read More]
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Crius Energy launches Citra Solar, new solar brand

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Crius Energy, Stamford-based provider of electricity, natural gas and solar products to residential and commercial customers, has launched launch a stand-alone solar brand, Citra SolarT, to focus on the solar sector and complement the company’s portfolio of energy brands, product offerings and distribution channels. Initially, Citra SolarT services will be offered to customers of Frontier […] [Read More]
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Interactive Brokers nearly triples net income

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Interactive Brokers Group, Greenwich-based automated global electronic broker and market maker, reported net income of $19.1 million or 34 cents per diluted share for the quarter ended March 31, compared with $6.6 million or 14 cents per diluted share for the same period last year. Net revenues were $355 million, and income before income taxes […] [Read More]
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United Rentals sees net income jump

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United Rentals, Stamford-based global equipment rental company, announced first quarter net income of $60 million or 56 cents per diluted share, compared with $21 million or 19 cents per diluted share for the same period last year. Total revenue was $1.18 billion and rental revenue was $1.01 billion, compared with $1.10 billion and $916 million, […] [Read More]
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Starwood Capital acquires suburban Chicago property

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Starwood Capital Group, a Greenwich-based private investment firm, and Starwood Retail Partners have acquired, through a controlled affiliate, The Promenade Bolingbrook, an open-air lifestyle center in suburban Chicago. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Encompassing 774,000 square feet of retail space, The Promenade is 96 percent occupied by a roster of high-quality tenants, according […] [Read More]
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Starwood to unveil Element hotel in Montana

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide will debut its Element brand in Bozeman, Mont., when Element Bozeman opens in June of 2015 in the heart of the downtown entertainment district. Owned by a group of Bozeman investors managed by Homebase Montana, the hotel will offer 104 “sustainable” rooms. Element Bozeman expects to receive Leadership in Energy […] [Read More]
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GE delivers equipment for Angola project

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GE Oil & Gas, a division of Fairfield-based General Electric, announced the first major equipment delivery by its Subsea Systems business, for a major operator, under a contract established by its Angolan joint venture, GE-GLS Oil & Gas Angola. A primarily localized workforce assembled the first of 16 subsea production trees, destined for a development […] [Read More]
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Starwood Hotels & Resorts launches Aloft in Atlanta

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced the grand opening of Aloft Atlanta Downtown, the first Aloft hotel in  Georgia. Owned by Tampa-based DeBartolo Development and managed by Atlanta-based Banyan Investment Group, the 10-story property in downtown Atlanta underwent a multi-million dollar transformation prior to conversion. Aloft Atlanta Downtown offers 254 loft-like rooms. “We are thrilled […] [Read More]
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FutureMark launches environmental paper breakthrough

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FutureMark Paper Group, a provider of responsibly made recycled printing papers, has launched Future Vantage, North America’s first 100 percent recycled coated, 3 freesheet. Until now, there has not been a 100 percent recycled option for high-end corporate marketing materials and magazine, catalog, book, direct mail and retail applications. Previously, recycled content was only available […] [Read More]
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Decisyon raises $22 million led by Catalyst Investors

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Decisyon, Stamford-based provider of a unified, collaborative business intelligence and performance management platform, received $22 million in Series B funding from a group of investors led by growth equity firm Catalyst Investors. The growth capital will support Decisyon’s global expansion including the hiring of additional sales, marketing and delivery staff in the United States, sales and […] [Read More]
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