Moving the Region Forward: A Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for the Metro Hartford Region

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Produced by the Connecticut Economic Resource Center, Inc., this report identifies four main initiatives where the metro Hartford region must focus its economic development efforts: a Cluster Initiative that calls for fostering and growing industry clusters with a strong presence in the region; a Workforce Initiative focused on improving the workforce today while educating, training and recruiting the pipeline for tomorrow; an Infrastructure Initiative, designed to support infrastructure investments tied to business and job growth; and a Downtown Hartford Initiative, that rests on transforming downtown Hartford into a dynamic urban environment that is the epicenter of culture, entertainment and innovation. Specific goals and action steps are delineated for each initiative.

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