Bobby Valentine and Brian Cashman rappel down the side of 1 Landmark Square in December.

Stamford landlord reports tenancy gains

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Tenant occupancy rose 3 percent last year in Stamford office buildings owned by SL Green, with the company’s portfolio including the Landmark Square complex downtown and its signature tower totaling more than 850,000 square feet of space. New York-based SL Green reported filling an additional 42,000 square feet of space at Landmark Square, lifting occupancy […] [Read More]
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Report: DOJ mines metal manipulation

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The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Department of Justice is investigating Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, UBS and several other prominent banks on whether they rigged prices for gold, silver, platinum and palladium. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has a separate civil investigation, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a disclosure by HSBC […] [Read More]
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Officials seek more fuel cell use

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At the site of North America’s largest fuel cell park, in Bridgeport, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Mayor Bill Finch and other officials on Monday called on federal, state and local leaders to help increase fuel cell development across the state. The announcement followed a report by a group of New England energy companies that calls […] [Read More]
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Supplier council president to leave

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Fred McKinney, president and CEO of the Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council in Bridgeport, has been appointed managing director of minority business programs at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. The Tuck School is the nation’s oldest graduate school of business, and has the most comprehensive outreach programs for diverse entrepreneurs. McKinney […] [Read More]
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Joanne Mancuso, and Barbara Wells, both sales associate, at Houlihan Lawrence, real estate brokerage firm, in Greenwich, Conn., Thursday, August 29, 2013, has opened its first Connecticut office in Greenwich in 2014, originally employing 14 agents. File Photo

Houlihan Lawrence acquires Shore & Country

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Houlihan Lawrence announced this week it has acquired Shore & Country Properties, a residential brokerage in Greenwich. Shore & Country’s 20 agents brokered about $165 million in home sales in 2014. The Shore & Country office in Riverside will become Houlihan Lawrence’s second office in Greenwich. The Shore & Country acquisition comes on the heels […] [Read More]
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Report: BI Spiriva a likely top 25 drug

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A biotechnology industry website left Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals off its list of the 25 biggest blockbuster drugs of 2014, but noted the company’s Spiriva medication would likely have landed the Ridgefield-based giant on the list had it reported its 2014 results in time. Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News listed AbbVie’s Humira treatment for arthritis as […] [Read More]
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Fraudulent tax returns surface in Connecticut

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Connecticut residents have received tax refunds without yet filing their 2014 forms, according to the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS), a likely sign of fraudulent attempts by identity thieves to steal refunds. DRS is proactively contacting some taxpayers to verify that refund requests were filed by those taxpayers, following revelations of identity theft at […] [Read More]
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Danbury man indicted in massive ID theft ring

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A federal grand jury indicted Danbury resident Daniel Freeman, 49, on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and aggravated identity theft by attempting to claim federal tax returns owed others. Freeman was among 18 people named in a superseding indictment issued by federal prosecutors in Erie, Pa. The defendants, many of them New York […] [Read More]
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