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DockMaster's Building Groundbreaking at Steelpointe

DockMaster's Building Groundbreaking at Steelpointe

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Overcast skies could not keep them away.  Local dignitaries, corporate executives, project developers and members of the media all felt compelled to come and see the initiation of the next phase of Bridgeport’s Steelpointe Harbor Read More...
Steelpointe Harbor Wins National Recognition Award

Steelpointe Harbor Wins National Recognition Award

Great news! The Steelpointe Harbor Waterfront Improvement Project in Bridgeport, CT has earned the National Recognition Award in the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) competition—the “Academy AwRead More...
2016 - A Year in Review

2016 - A Year in Review

The Vision Individuals and families living along the calm waters of Long Island Sound, strolling the Harborwalk at sunset, eating at restaurants, shopping, and enjoying the latest hit movie. This is the vision that Bridgeport Landing Development (Read More...
2016 Christmas Toy Drive with Special Guest: Santa Claus

2016 Christmas Toy Drive with Special Guest: Santa Claus

Bridgeport Landing Development (Steelpointe) and Optimus Healthcare hosted a Christmas gift giveaway on December 22, 2016 at the Raphola Taylor Center for local families and Bridgeport students. The event also featured a special guest, the big man hiRead More...
Aquaculture – Oyster Spawning and Current Growth

Aquaculture – Oyster Spawning and Current Growth

Part 2 of a series following the growth of an oyster In July, Oyster farmers Charles Viens of Charles Island Oyster Farm L.L.C and Ben Goetsch of Briarpatch Enterprises Inc. displayed the two million young oysters that were being grown on a dock on Read More...
Bridgeport Landing close to securing supermarket tenant

Bridgeport Landing close to securing supermarket tenant

Until recently, the neighborhood had a seasonal farmers market, but that has since closed. Plans for a supermarket at the long-awaited Seaview Plaza development are underway, but still several years from completion. Now, local organizations, residentRead More...
Steelpointe Harbor development begins next phase

Steelpointe Harbor development begins next phase

Planning is underway in the final phase of the Steelpointe Harbor redevelopment project in Bridgeport. The mayor's office says the final two plots of land have been sold to the developer for more than $2 million. Construction, which is set to start nRead More...
Aquaculture on the Rise in Bridgeport

Aquaculture on the Rise in Bridgeport

Part 1 of a series following the growth of an oyster Along the tranquil waters of the Yellow Mill Pond is a small dock currently growing over two million oysters. Oyster farmers Charles Viens of Charles Island Oyster Farm L.L.C and Ben Goetsch of BrRead More...
Steelpointe Vision Sharpens

Steelpointe Vision Sharpens

South of Stratford Avenue on the harbor, there is nothing but dirt piles and empty land. This time next year, however, it will be a booming construction zone. Bridgeport Landing Development is now one step closer to fulfilling the vision for Steel PRead More...
Tyliszczak of Steelpointe Harbor development team to be honored for civic involvement

Tyliszczak of Steelpointe Harbor development team to be honored for civic involvement

Stephen J. Tyliszczak, development administrator with Bridgeport Landing Development, the developers of Steelpointe harbor, the 2-million-square-foot retail, commercial and residential project being built along the Bridgeport zaterfront, will receiveRead More...
Steelpointe Harbor Proves to be a Success for Retail Tenants

Steelpointe Harbor Proves to be a Success for Retail Tenants

Steelpointe Harbor continues to exceed expectations as sales soar at the new Bridgeport development. In March, Steelpointe Harbor celebrated the opening of its fourth tenant, T-Mobile. Since opening last fall, all four retailers at Steelpointe HarborRead More...
The Steelpointe Harbor Corridor

The Steelpointe Harbor Corridor

When T-Mobile at Steelpointe Harbor in Bridgeport opened its doors for business recently development at Steelpointe North of Stratford Avenue was completed.  Now Bridgeport Landing Development the company creating Steelpointe is focused on its next aRead More...
Bridgeport Landing Development Participates in Bridgeport Waterfront Plan Creation

Bridgeport Landing Development Participates in Bridgeport Waterfront Plan Creation

Bridgeport Landing Development (BLD) is the City’s largest private waterfront landowner with waterfront property on Bridgeport Harbor. Known as Steelpointe Harbor, the development stretches from the Downtown Central Business District easterly to the Read More...
Steelpointe Harbor 1,600 ft. Bulkhead Nearing Completion

Steelpointe Harbor 1,600 ft. Bulkhead Nearing Completion

The bulkhead work along Bridgeport Harbor at Steelpointe reached its first milestone recently. Mark Summers, VP of Development for Bridgeport Landing said, “We had a symbolic ‘topping off’ ceremony that included construction workers placing a tree atRead More...
Steelpointe Harbor Wins Award for Top Economic Development

Steelpointe Harbor Wins Award for Top Economic Development

Two Bridgeport businesses are set to receive awards from the Connecticut Economic Resource Center for making major contributions to the local economy. The Bridgeport Landing Development LLC, the company responsible for redeveloping Steelpointe along Read More...
Steelpointe Harbor and Optimus Health Care Distribute Thanksgiving Turkey Dinners

Steelpointe Harbor and Optimus Health Care Distribute Thanksgiving Turkey Dinners

With a clear sky and an autumn chill in the air, Bridgeport residents left the Chase Wellness Center with smiles on their faces after receiving a free Thanksgiving meal. Optimus Health Care in collaboration with Steelpointe Harbor and Compare FoodRead More...
Steelpointe Harbor Recognized for Contribution

Steelpointe Harbor Recognized for Contribution

2015 Connecticut Economic Resource Center, Inc. (CERC) announced Bridgeport Landing Development’s Steelpointe Harbor as the top economic development project in southwestern Connecticut. Bridgeport Landing Development, LLC will be honored at the annRead More...
Reel Fun, Bridgeport Bass Pro Opens to Thousands

Reel Fun, Bridgeport Bass Pro Opens to Thousands

Thousands of enthusiastic customers Wednesday night flooded the opening of Bass Pro Shops, the anchor tenant to the Steel Point redevelopment area of the East Side more than 30 years in the making, outgoing Mayor Bill Finch’s economic development legRead More...
Bass Pro opening draws thousands

Bass Pro opening draws thousands

They came from all over. Some drove in for the sales. Others showed up only to take in the spectacle. But by the time the doors finally opened at Bridgeport’s first mega-retailer, thousands of men, women and children had thronged over the threshold, Read More...
Bridgeport hoping for Steel Point spillover effect

Bridgeport hoping for Steel Point spillover effect

The promise of Steel Point, beyond the immediate benefit of jobs and local spending, has long been predicated by local officials on benefits for Bridgeport beyond its 50-acre footprint. A thriving waterfront enclave, while welcome, would not fulfill Read More...
Steelpointe Harbor Welcomes Thousands of Visitors to Bass Pro Shops Grand Opening

Steelpointe Harbor Welcomes Thousands of Visitors to Bass Pro Shops Grand Opening

Steelpointe Harbor celebrated the official opening of Bass Pro Shops with thousands of visitors and Steelpointe Harbor owners in attendance. Bass Pro Shops at Steelpointe Harbor is a new destination experience located in Bridgeport, CT along I-95. Read More...
Celebrities to make appearance at Bass Pro Shops opening

Celebrities to make appearance at Bass Pro Shops opening

An array of celebrities from the outdoors world, plus Johnny Damon, will gather on Wednesday for the opening of Bass Pro Shops’ new Bridgeport store. The ceremony begins at 6 p.m. with a ribbon cutting planned for 6:30. Doors will open soon after.  RRead More...
Chipotle opens at Steelpointe Harbor

Chipotle opens at Steelpointe Harbor

Another of Steel Point’s first round of marquee tenants has quietly opened for business. Without hoopla, Chipotle Mexican Grill started serving customers on Sunday “Usually, I go to Chipotle in Fairfield. Now I can go down the block,” 21-year-old JasRead More...
Working to Hire Local

Working to Hire Local

From the CTPost: The anchor tenant at Steelpointe Harbor, the Bridgeport development that has long been premised on providing jobs in a struggling city, is set to open in two weeks. But despite a high-profile effort to recruit local workers, MissouriRead More...
Hampton Inn coming to Steelpointe

Hampton Inn coming to Steelpointe

A Hilton-owned Hampton Inn is the latest company to announce it will join Bridgeport’s Steelpointe Harbor.The company will build a six-story, 120-room waterfront hotel between East Main and Pembroke streets. Construction will begin following the compRead More...
Starbucks opens at Steelpointe Harbor, its first shop in Bridgeport

Starbucks opens at Steelpointe Harbor, its first shop in Bridgeport

The first store to serve customers at the long-delayed development is Starbucks, which had a low-key first day on Friday. There were no ribbon cuttings or celebrity visitors, but at least a few satisfied customers sitting outside on a mild early-autuRead More...