One of the top towns in the Northeast for lifestyle and business

On the I-84 corridor with convenient access to road, air and rail transport

Young and highly educated work force leads the country in worker productivity
 
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FAST TRACK PERMITTING:

               Newtown is committed to providing a reliable and friendly development process, including a Fast Track Permitting Process for commercial and industrial developments.  The town has a project team led by senior elected, appointed and staff officials dedicated to reviewing developer's formal proposals with the objective of reaching tentative approval of the project within 45 working days.

BUSINESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM:

               Newtown offers a competitive program of doing business.  An attractive Business Incentive Program has been adapted to improve your bottom line.

PRIME LOCATION:

Located in the heartland of western Connecticut, Newtown offers diverse options for your business, global or local in nature.  Newtown has major advantages over other towns and cities for several reasons:

  • Transit options: interstate junctions with major state and federal highways, freight and commuter rail service, bus and air transportation facilities, including five major airports with national and international services.
  • 28% of Connecticut’s work force is within 45 minutes of Newtown.
  • Yale and four other universities are nearby and offer research facilities.
  • Newtown has seven large medical centers nearby and has many local physicians and other health care services.
  • Recreational, sports and leisure activities are popular year-round with residents. Newtown’s parks provide a variety of recreational activities. Our lakes provide opportunities for boating and there are two local golf courses.
  • Cultural venues such as theatre, musical concerts, and art galleries are abundant locally and regionally.
  • There are several major banking facilities and numerous other financial services conveniently located in and around Newtown.

 

 

 

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