NEW HAVEN COUNTY

A historic past. A future filled with potential.

Well-positioned for a world of growth.

New Haven County is home to Yale University, Quinnipiac University, Albertus Magnus College, the University of New Haven, Southern Connecticut State University and Gateway Community College, making it a hub for both talented, highly educated workers and entrepreneurs alike. Within and beyond the city itself, the growing corporate base of the region has a flourishing biotech industry, high-tech aerospace and medical manufacturing and a technology cluster. View the current Visitors & Relocation Guide now.

Access a highly educated workforce.

With eight colleges and universities, including the internationally renowned Yale University, education is an economic driver for the region, delivering a total impact of over $2 billion annually. While our higher education institutions develop (and attract) talented, educated workers, we are also building unique workspaces and amenities to foster collaboration and success.

Enjoy a walkable, bike-friendly downtown.

Excellent signage makes it is easy for visitors and residents alike to explore downtown New Haven on foot or on two wheels. Now, in addition to being consistently recognized as one of the great walkable cities in the U.S., New Haven is now also a Silver-level “Bicycle-Friendly Community,” according to the League of American Bicyclists. 

Claim a prime spot on the eastern seaboard.

Not far from Long Island Sound, and at the hub of the busiest transportation systems on the U.S. east coast, New Haven shares its namesake region with over a dozen distinctive, inviting Connecticut towns: Bethany, Branford, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, Meriden, Milford, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, Wallingford, West Haven and Woodbridge.

Lead the bioscience revolution.

Anchored by scientific research at Yale and Yale New Haven Health System, the region’s bioscience cluster includes both large pharmaceutical companies and small startups, developing today’s most advanced drugs, therapies and medical devices. Recent success stories include: Arvinas, RallyBio, Kleo Pharmaceuticals and BioHaven.

Connect to a vibrant arts scene.

New Haven County offers dozens of unique and fascinating museums, as well as theater at the Shubert, Long Wharf and the Yale Rep, among others.

Feel at home in our livable cities and towns.

Beyond New Haven, towns like Meriden, Hamden and Cheshire offer award winning school systems, a great quality of life, and recreational activities galore.

Get anywhere from here.

The Greater New Haven region is well-positioned to serve all transportation needs. Our area is located within reach of two major interstates (I-91 and I-95), a major rail hub (Amtrak, Metro-North, the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield Line and Shore Line East), Connecticut’s largest deepwater port and an expanding airport (Tweed New Haven Regional Airport).

Feel the energy of the region with this quick video tour of Greater New Haven.

There are so many positive developments in Waterbury, CT. Watch how we're advancing our economic development strategy with public and private investments that are producing solid returns.

Elm City Innovation Collaborative presentation for CTNext Innovation Places. The New Haven innovation story told by some of the people who helped create it.

Just a few of the industry leaders that already call the New Haven region home.

From world headquarters for global leaders to start ups that are changing their industries, New Haven is home to many names you may recognize, and others you will want to remember.

A passion for invention. A commitment to diversity.

Greater New Haven’s reputation for attracting the best and brightest thinkers continues yet today. Innovations in technology and advances in healthcare drive growth in industries and companies across the region, while the many different communities here come together to create a rich and unique tapestry of arts organizations, educational opportunities, small businesses and much more.

A region of creators.

New Haven County has a long history of innovation. The first steamboat, wireless radio and even the first hamburger sandwich were all developed right here. And today, our companies are leading the charge in a variety of industries, from health care to bitotech to digital technology. Just take a look at this list, we think you’ll see quite an interesting pattern.

A truly competitive edge.

Economic development is a passion for the region as we work to attract new businesses and support current ones, expand existing industries and create new jobs for our residents. Learn more about what we can do for you, here.

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Connect with the Greater New Haven region.

The information above is just a small sample of the great advantages to living and working here. We’d love the opportunity to connect with you further. Simply fill out this form and we’ll be in touch. Thanks!

Key Contacts

Ginny Kozlowski
Executive Director REX Development
Email: ginnyk@rexdevelopment.org
Phone: (203) 821- 3682

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