We know many Connecticut businesses are struggling as they deal with the effects of COVID-19. We appreciate their perseverance and know they share our commitment to keeping our residents healthy. The state, working with its federal partners, has several programs and initiatives in place to assist businesses during this difficult period. For specific questions related to small business, email the Joint Information Center at COVID19.JIC@ct.gov, or call the DECD small business hotline at 860-500-2333. Individuals can call 2-1-1 for more information.

Consider Tax Incentives


When you're considering where to locate your business in Connecticut, you may want to consider locations that offer specific tax incentives. 

Airport Development Zones

Tax incentives are available to manufacturers and certain related businesses that build or renovate facilities near our air traffic hubs. These zones include areas close to Bradley International Airport, Groton-New London Airport and Waterbury-Oxford Airport.

You'll find a list of contacts below for each airport zone. You can also click here to learn more about the Bradley Airport Development Zone.

Enterprise Zones and Enterprise Corridors

More than 40 Connecticut communities offer real and property tax abatements to businesses that develop properties in distressed areas known as Enterprise Zones or Enterprise Corridors. Many types of businesses can qualify for Enterprise-Zone-level incentives in specially designated districts.

Click here to learn more about Enterprise Zones.

Transit-Oriented Development (TOD)

Looking to build new retail or office space, housing or a mixed-use development? Connecticut offers pre-development and acquisition financing to eligible developments along our key transit corridors, including the CTfastrak and expanded railway services.

Click here to learn more about Transit-Oriented Development incentives.


Bradley Airport Development Zone

James Hayden
First Selectman
East Granby Town Hall
9 Center Street
P.O. Box 1858
East Granby, CT 06026
(860) 653-2576
Fax: (860) 653-4017

Bill Hawkins
Suffield Town Planner
230 C Mountain Road
Suffield, CT 06078
(860) 668-3848
Fax: (860) 860-668-3327

Jim Burke
Economic Development Director
275 Broad Street
Windsor, CT 06095
(860) 285-1877
Fax: (860) 285-1809

Mark Pellegrini
Economic Development Coordinator
Town Hall
50 Church Street
Windsor Locks, CT 06096
(860) 386-6943
Fax: (860) 292-1121

Groton-New London Airport Development Zone

Paige Bronk
Economic Development Manager
Town of Groton
134 Groton Long Point Road
Groton, CT 06340
(860) 448-4095
Fax: (860) 446-5978

Tom Bombria
Community Development Coordinator
Office of Development & Planning
City Hall, 2nd Floor
181 State Street
New London, CT 06320
(860) 437-6346
Fax: (860) 437-4467

Waterbury-Oxford Airport Development Zone

Andrew McGeever
Oxford Economic Development Director
S.B. Church Memorial Town Hall
486 Oxford Road
Oxford, CT 06478-1298
(203) 828-7541