E-commerce is changing the way CT does business

15 Apr 2019

It’s all about the e-commerce.

While much of the public’s focus when it comes to commercial real estate is on who is getting or losing corporate headquarters, the state is quietly becoming a very attractive location for warehouses and distribution centers.

The warehouses and distribution centers are popping up all over the state, driven by the growth in e-commerce. Among examples are major projects in North Haven, Middletown and Cromwell, and state and local political leaders are realizing the warehousing and distribution economy has a key advantage over landing a headquarters.

Headquarters may come and go, but in the warehousing and distribution sector, it’s location, location, location. And few states in the Northeast — with the possible exception of New Jersey — are in an advantageous geographic position as Connecticut.

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