Posts Tagged ‘ Steel Point ’

Steel Point Redevelopment Nears Launch in Bridgeport

Apr 8th, 2014 | By
A 1936 photo of the site where the Steelpointe Harbor redevelopment is planned. Building is expected to begin this summer on the area's first anchor, a 150,000-square-foot Bass Pro Shops. (photo: Bridgeport History Center, Bridgeport Public Library)

Bridgeport officials now say the fortunes of Steel Point will turn this summer when building begins on the area’s first anchor, a 150,000-square-foot Bass Pro Shops, which sells boats and outdoor supplies.

Change in state brownfields laws could stimulate development

Jan 16th, 2012 | By

Steel Point and the other unused contaminated sites in Bridgeport could bring in as much as $50 million in property taxes, said Ed Lavernoich, the city’s deputy director in the Office of Planning and Economic Development. But before these sites can be used again, they must be scrubbed of all their pollution and meet standards

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