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


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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