Westport shopping center sold

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A popular Westport retail center that has drawn shoppers for nearly 40 years has been sold to a national commercial property investment firm for $54.25 million. The Kowalsky family, which has its roots in Westport, sold the Village Center, an 89,041-square-foot shopping center anchored by a Fresh Market grocery store, to Equity One Inc., headquartered […] [Read More]
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Terex sees net income plummet

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Terex sees net income plummet Terex Corp., Westport-based global manufacturer of aerial work platforms, construction, cranes, material handling and port solutions and materials processing, reported net income of $21.3 million or 18 cents per share, compared with $85.9 million or 77 cents. Net sales were lower than expected at $1.81 million in the third quarter, […] [Read More]
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Silgan earnings drop for third quarter, following lower demand

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Silgan Holdings, the Stamford-based supplier of rigid packaging for shelf-stable food and other consumer goods products, reported  third quarter net income of $77.2 million, or $1.21 per diluted share, compared with third quarter 2012 net income of $78.7 million, or $1.13 per diluted share. Silgan’s closure business continued to experience lower demand for single-serve beverages, […] [Read More]
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Business roundtable with Sen. Slossberg planned in Milford

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State Sen. Gayle Slossberg will sit down with the Milford Chamber of Commerce next Thursday to listen to comments and opinions from local business owners. The meeting will start at 8:30 a.m. at the chamber, 5 Broad Street in Milford. All business owners interested in participating are encouraged to RSVP to the Milford Chamber of […] [Read More]
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Perkins Eastman wins design award for Tronox headquarters

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The design of Tronox’s headquarters in Stamford has garnered Perkins Eastman an Outstanding Building of the Year award from the Southern Connecticut chapter of the Building Owners and Managers Association. Perkins Eastman won a 2013 Best of the Best award for the project under the category of “tenant fit-out”. In designing the building for Tronox, […] [Read More]
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Small business workshops at Ferguson Library

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Prospective small business owners looking for tips on creating marketing plans and procuring financing can turn to the Ferguson Library over the next few weeks, as the library’s Small Business Central presents a series of events focusing on issues entrepreneurs face. A loan officer from the Connecticut Economic Development fund will be on hand during […] [Read More]
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Governors assn. chair in Stamford

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National Governors Association Chair Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, along with co-host Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy, brought together state teams to discuss her yearlong effort America Works: Education and Training for Tomorrow’s Jobs. The initiative focuses on improving state education and workforce training systems and aligning those systems with the needs of individual state economies. “By […] [Read More]
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Citizens Bank ranked among best by Money magazine

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Money Magazine has selected Citizens Bank as one of nation’s best banks in America, the company said in a press release. “Our customers typically choose to bank with us because of how easy it is to access their accounts at their local branch, through our 24/7 customer service center, at an ATM, online or on […] [Read More]
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