Stamford energy firm wraps up first project with NYC housing services

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CCI Energy Solutions has completed its first energy conversion project, part of its partnership with New York City’s Services for the UnderServed, or SUS, a non-profit organization that provides housing and support services. CCIES took an 8,400-square foot residence providing housing to 40 adults with development disabilities in Bedford-Stuyvesant and converted the building from No. […] [Read More]
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St. Vincent’s garners honor

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The Joint Commission, an accreditor of health care organizations in the United States, has named St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport a “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures” for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions. St. Vincent’s is being recognized for measures in heart attacks, […] [Read More]
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Praxair reports jump in net income

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Praxair, Danbury-based producer, seller and distributor of industrial gases in North and South America, reported third quarter net income of $445 million or $1.49 per diluted share, compared with $430 million or $1.43 per diluted share, for the same period last year. Third quarter sales were $3.01 billion, a 9 percent increase over the third […] [Read More]
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Westport firm relocating to Stamford

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Northwestern Mutual Bender Financial Group — which has been located in Westport — is moving its offices to 400 Atlantic Street in Stamford, a change that will coincide with a re-branding of the firm into Northwestern Mutual-Stamford, according to a release sent late Tuesday. The outfit will occupy about 18,000 square feet of space when […] [Read More]
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Reports: SAC will plead guilty and pay $1.2 billion

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Stamford’s SAC Capital Advisors will plead guilty to securities fraud, agree to stop managing outside money and pay the government criminal penalties of about $1.2 billion, according to a story published Tuesday afternoon by the Wall Street Journal. (alternatively, try here) The deal could be unveiled by the end of this week, but it sounds […] [Read More]
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Empire State Realty Trust faring well over first four weeks

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Well, it’s hard to believe, but we’re closing in on the 4-week anniversary since the $929.5 million IPO for Empire State Realty Trust, the world’s second-biggest (and first most-controversial?) real estate investment trust ever. The big basket of buildings crowned by the Empire State Building also contains Fairfield County’s First Stamford Place, Stamford Metro Center […] [Read More]
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Up next week: SCORE internet marketing workshop in Greenwich

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SCORE Fairfield County is planning a free workshop for small businesses on the best ways to utilize internet marketing. The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, with check-in at 5:30 p.m., at the Greenwich Library 101 West Putnam Ave., Greenwich. This is the third of the seven-part workshop series, “Internet Marketing […] [Read More]
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Cartus honors Canadian, Japanese companies in annual awards

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Cartus Corporation, the Danbury-based provider of global relocation services, recently hosted its 13th annual Global Network Conference to celebrate service excellence among its supply chain partners. Cartus awarded Armstrong International of Canada and Tokyo General Agency of Tokyo, Japan, with the Masters Cup for overall. This year’s conference, themed “Here We Grow Again,” was held […] [Read More]
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