Bristol, CT: The Place to be to Grow Your Business!
The staff of the Economic & Community Development Office are ready to work with you to help you find the best fit for your business.
We can connect you with the owners of properties that are available in Bristol or will work with you if you’re interested in purchasing property to build your business here.
894 Middle Street: Prime Development Property
This prime development property is located across from ESPN world headquarters. 894 Middle Street (CT Route 229) is a 15-acre property in a great location and is ready for development.
- Fronts the area’s busiest commercial corridor with convenient access to CT I-84 and CT Route 72.
- It is located midway between Boston and New York City near the Northeast’s largest aerospace firms.
- Incentives include tax abatements and/or other financial assistance.
Southeast Business Park
Convenient to I-84 via Route 229 and Route 72 the Southeast Bristol Business Park currently features 3 lots for sale ranging in size from 1.27 acres to 6.53 acres. The Park features full underground utilities and is ideal for manufacturers, distributors, and more. Please note lots may be merged to accommodate larger projects.
Economic Development Incentives Available
Manufacturers and/or distributors building in Bristol are eligible for a 5-year, 80% tax abatement on the new construction. Additionally, business owners are eligible to apply to a local grant program offering sizeable funds to assist with new building construction. As an example, a manufacturer that purchased Lot #4 and constructed a 30,000 square foot facility received a grant of $150,000.
Bristol Centre Square in Downtown
Centre Square is located on the old Bristol Centre Mall site in the heart of Downtown Bristol. The redevelopment area is bordered by North Main Street, Riverside Avenue, Main Street, and the rail line.
The City of Bristol is excited to partner with developers and business owners on the development of Centre Square in the heart of downtown Bristol. Centre Square is a 15-acre development site that hosts a 60,000 square-foot medical office facility employing hundreds of medical professionals while drawing scores of patients to downtown Bristol. The City is currently working on additional development opportunities for the site.
A Master Plan for Centre Square was developed in 2017 in order to create a redevelopment plan that connects to, and integrates well with, the existing Downtown. The goal is to ensure a cohesive, vibrant, and pedestrian-friendly Downtown.