A world of opportunity in the heart of Connecticut.

A capital region ideally positioned for new growth.

The Hartford region offers a culture of business development, with internationally known companies in various sectors including insurance and financial services, aerospace, manufacturing, healthcare and more. Not to mention a vibrant urban core with the Hartford Chamber of Commerce supporting our capital city, top-tier educational institutions including UCONN, Trinity, University of Hartford, CCSU and St. Joseph’s, and one of the most educated workforces in the country.

A cost of living 15-50% below other Northeast cities.

Unlike Boston and New York, Hartford offers a vibrant and affordable quality of life as well as a growing economy for those who live and do business here.

A strong and well-connected healthcare industry.

Hartford is home to leading regional health systems and international research institutions that support a bioscience industry with more than 2,000 companies employing over 35,000 employees.

An international airport with a local approach.

Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks is New England’s second busiest airport after Boston’s Logan International, and has been named among the Best Airports in the U.S., and rated #3 in the country by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler.

A history of working hard and playing hard.

After only two seasons in operation, Hartford’s Dunkin’ Donuts Park, home to the Double-A Hartford Yard Goats, has been named the minor league division’s best ballpark in the country, according to recent rankings.

A network of attractive neighbors.

In addition to everything that's great about Hartford, surrounding towns like West Hartford and Glastonbury also offer vibrant neighborhoods, diverse communities and strong school systems.

A passion for culture and the arts.

The New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain is just one of many world-class institutions that celebrate the arts in the Hartford region. Others include Hartford Stage and Farmington’s Hill-Stead Museum.

When it comes to restaurants, bakeries, farmer’s markets and food trucks, not to mention ethnic tastes from around the world, Hartford Has It!

Theater, art galleries, world-class museums … if you’re looking for culture, Hartford Has It!

The energy and opportunities of a world-class city, attracting and celebrating lifestyles of every kind. Hartford Has It!

Discover the beauty of the Greater Hartford Region from above.

See how Hartford combines the historic and the contemporary to remain one of the most appealing state capitals in New England for living, working and growing a business.

Just a few industry leaders that already call the Greater Hartford region home.

From leaders in the insurance industry to advanced manufacturing powerhouses, Hartford is home to many names you may recognize, and others you will want to remember.

Home to proven expertise and an entrepreneurial spirit.

The Greater Hartford Region sits at the very heart of the third-most educated state in the nation. Companies that begin, or relocate, here are among the fastest growing in the world—able to tap into both a rich manufacturing tradition and a growing technology sector.

Cutting-edge innovation and technology.

Already a top player in aerospace manufacturing jobs, Hartford was recently named the #4 best city in the U.S. for tech jobs by the Brookings Institution, and the #7 fastest-growing market for tech talent in the U.S. by CBRE.

An unrivaled financial services pedigree.

Known as the Insurance Capital of the World, Hartford is the home of several of the nation’s leading insurance and financial services companies. In fact, Connecticut ranks #1 in the U.S. in direct written health premiums, #4 in direct written life premiums and #5 in direct written P&C premiums nationwide.

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Rebecca A Nolan
VP Global Business Development, MetroHartford Alliance
Email: rnolan@metrohartford.com
Phone: (860) 728-2280

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