$3.5 billion mixed-use development rises along harbor in Connecticut.
The $3.5 billion Harbor Point development in Stamford, Conn., has started to take shape as towers rise near the water. One of the largest mixed-use projects in the country, Harbor Point sits on 80 acres and will include 4,000 residential units, a marina, a school and some 2 million square feet of office and retail space. The New York Times (free registration) (12/7)
New York Department of Transportation plan major bridges makeover
More than 17,000 bridges in New York are fast approaching middle age, and the state’s transportation agency plans to focus on the makeover of some of them. The state has earmarked about half of the $7 billion in its two-year capital spending plan to rehabilitate about 385 state and local bridges. The Wall Street Journal/The Associated Press (12/7)
Connecticut brownfield site could become a $750 Million mixed-use development
A 600-acre industrial brownfield site in Windsor, Conn., could become a $750 million master-planned residential and light commercial development. Named Great Pond Village, the site plan includes 3,500 single and multifamily residences, 85,000 square feet of retail and 250,000 square feet of office, research and development space. The planned development will use eco-friendly designs and technologies and provide space for walkers, cyclists and public transportation. Hartford Business Journal (Conn.) (12/7) , The Hartford Courant (Conn.) (12/7)
San Diego considers $230 million waterfront redevelopment
San Diego officials are close to approving the first stage of a $230 million redevelopment project on the north end of the Embarcadero. “It’s going to be a grand project with hotels and retail space that will attract visitors to San Diego,” said a Port District spokesman. “These are significant improvements with landscaping, wide walkways, running paths and areas for the public to gather.” SanDiegoNewsRoom.com (12/7)