Monday, July 2, 2012

Milford's Economic Development report


Economic Development Activity Report
June 2012

Labor Statistics May 2012

                           Labor Force                     Employed               Unemployed          Percentage
Milford                         30,987                        28,820                          2,167                7.0
CONNECTICUT       1,923,300                   1,769,700                         153,000                8.0
U.S.                      154,998,000                142,727,000                   12,720,000                8.2

Economic Activity

Downtown…Frozen Twist and Coffee will be opening in the former Dunkin Donuts space on South Broad Street.  Archer’s Clothes opens at 26 Broad St.  Baby Love opens in the former Mood Swings location on River St.  Bags on the Green will also open on River Street.

Dee’s Deli closed on New Haven Ave.  An Italian sub place is rumored to be going in there.

Wydrtech, a computer company, opened in the Plaza across from Mr. Mac’s on Bridgeport Ave.  Also in that plaza Dorsey’s has become Casey’s and the Laundromat has been purchased and will reopen.

Crushed Grape, a package store, has opened on Melba St.

A new antique store has opened on New Haven Ave where Ocean Spray Interiors used to be.

Bert’s Deli opens in the Colony Plaza.  Colony Paint will move from that Plaza to the site where Purr-Fect Pets used to be at 282 Boston Post Road.

Lamor USA will be relocating to Milford from Seymour.  Lamor, a Finnish-based firm, will have its headquarters at 155 Hill St in 36,560sf of space.  The company specializes in equipment used to clean up oil spills.   

T3 Group is moving to Milford from Shelton.  They will occupy 5,500sf at 440 Wheelers Farm Road.  T3 Group is a premier software development company, providing specialized IT services for financial institutions worldwide. 

“Crunch”, a fitness gym, will be coming to the former Angelica Healthcare Facility on the Boston Post Road.  

“Tilt a Kilt” will open on Old Gate Lane in the restaurant site that formerly was the home of Bennigans.

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