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.

Joining Starbucks and Chipotle, Bass Pro Shops is the third tenant to open its doors within Steelpointe Harbor. According to Steelpointe Harbor officials, Bass Pro Shops is the magnet that continues to draw interest from future tenants. “Between the possibilities of further Steelpointe Harbor tenants and the opportunities that are existing now because of Bass Pro Shops opening in Bridgeport, it’s going special.” said Bridgeport Landing Development’s owner, Robert Christoph Jr.

Master of Ceremonies and television personality Jimmy Houston kicked off the grand opening accompanied by a cast of celebrities from the outdoors and sports world, including 2-Time World Series Champion Johnny Damon. All were available to sign autographs and take photographs with fans.

The ribbon is cut

“I told you so!”, met with cheers, Mayor Finch enthusiastically spoke to the crowd regarding the rapid progress that Steelpointe Harbor has seen. “We have a mission to make Bridgeport the greatest city” Finch stated. As soon as the grand opening ribbon was cut, the doors were opened and the eager crowd began to fill the 150,000 square foot store.

The doors open as shoppers enter Bass Pro Shops at Steelpointe Harbor

“The next step for Steelpointe Harbor is the development of a 60,000 sq. ft. water-front building with restaurants and office spaces.” commented Christoph Jr., “After the water front building, follows the hotel and retail stores which will total 250,000 sq. ft. of retail and 70,000 square feet of hotel.”

Bridgeport Landing Development’s Robert Christoph Sr. and Robert Christoph Jr. attend the Grand Opening

Steelpointe Harbor looks forward to the opening of a T-Mobile store and official announcements have been made for a Hampton Inn and Cinepolis Luxury Cinema. As more tenants are sought after for housing and retail Steelpointe Harbor will continue to generate more long-term employment for local residents and add to the City’s tax base.