Economic Development

When you locate your business in the Hartford Region, you take advantage of a highly skilled workforce, a strategic location and an exceptional quality of life that benefits you, your employees, and your clients. 

The State of Connecticut ranks third in the nation for advanced degrees and fourth in the nation for productivity. More than 23.5 million people live within a 2-hour drive, and our extensive transportation network makes us a prime location for organizations that do significant business in the Northeast. 

Our Region is home to experts in aerospace, insurance and financial services, healthcare and advanced manufacturing and technology.

Our rich American heritage dates back to 1636, and we are home to numerous arts and cultural attractions, nationally ranked schools and scenic landscapes.

Discover the Hartford Region today.

View or download our new flyer about doing business in the Hartford Region.

Regional Data

Use our GIS tool to locate available commercial properties where you can establish and grow your business in Connecticut.


Business Development Services

We support foreign-owned businesses by providing relevant information about municipalities and potential sites.


Town Profiles

Detailed information about municipalities in the Hartford Region is at your fingertips.


Municipal Services

Member towns benefit from the MetroHartford Alliance’s efforts to sustain economic growth in the Hartford Region.


International Business Center

The MetroHartford Alliance helps you create a presence in Connecticut with a variety of services and resources.


Talent Attraction & Retention

Find out how we’re recruiting and retaining talented individuals to make an impact on the Region’s future.