IN GOOD COMPANY

 

Our town was founded on ingenuity and a pioneering spirit - a value still reflected today. This packet was designed to help acquaint you with the Town of Stafford and serves as a welcome mat to learn about our diverse community. Enclosed you’ll uncover municipal services, community resources and development opportunities.

 

The Town of Stafford is focused on projects that encourage new business, residents and economic development. We strive to make town a better place to work, live and conduct business. Our priority is to create a supportive climate for entrepreneurs, small businesses and new industries. For more information concerning starting, relocating or growing  a business in Stafford, please contact us at (860) 684-1777 or via email at firstselectman@staffordct.org

Business and industry have always played an important role in the development of Stafford. Dating from the time when a local factory manufactured cannon and shot for the Colonial Army, to the more modern requirements of producing printed circuits, Stafford has always hosted diverse industries. A fine balance of manufacturing, retail and service industries presently exist. Among the many benefits available to Stafford business and industries.

Stafford presents an ideal location for both families and companies looking for a home. Our rural/suburban community has direct and rapid access to all major Northeast cities, especially New York and Boston. Our highly trained workforce, ample clean water supply and cooperative financial institutions all contribute to a positive business climate.

  • Modern sewer plant

  • Ample water supply for processing

  • Good access to I-84, I-91 and I-90

  • Proximity to Bradley Airport and Westover Field

  • Available factory space

  • Favorable tax base, with state and local incentive

  • Energy independence with a 3MW solar system and high efficiency geothermal heat pump system.

  • Industrial space availableSkilled, dedicated workforce

  • A short commute from many colleges and universities, including the University of Connecticut

  • Direct and rapid access to all major Northeast cities, especially New York and Boston

  • 2015 U.S. News & World Report Bronze Award Winner for America’s Best High Schools