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Hoffmann Architects celebrates 40 years in business

Hamden architecture and engineering firm Hoffmann Architects recently commemorated the founding of the firm 40 years ago, in 1977. Hoffmann Architects staff and family members celebrated...

Driver shortage forces haulers to lift pay, perks to woo workers

Gregory Seay |

Ansonia trucking-company operator John Pruchnicki uses nearly every tool in his kit to recruit and retain some of Connecticut's 57,000 or so commercially licensed truck drivers to his payroll.

Construction industry: Transportation cuts would damage CT economy

Matt Pilon| Patricia Daddona |

A construction industry group warned Tuesday that if the legislature fails to adequately invest in transportation, Connecticut's economy will suffer in the long run.

Employee assistance programs offer a bridge to addiction recovery

Gregory Seay | 2

For most of his 46 years, Dino has worked lifting heavy loads at Connecticut construction sites, as a crane operator.

Realty pros show housing-market optimism; pessimistic about office/retail space

Q&A talks about the state of the commercial realty market with Erron Smith, associate director of business development at the Connecticut Economy Resource Center.

Westfarms' retail boulevard preps for new competition

Scott Whipple Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Soon, the competition will get even more intense. Next spring, West Hartford's Corbins Corner will become the Corbin Collection, a new shopping center at 1445 New Britain Ave. across from Westfarms...

Construction industry stays vigilant against opioid abuse

Matt Pilon |

Working in construction is rough on the body, particularly as workers age.

Pratt's Gerken aims to make STEM gender blind

Gregory Seay |

Jonna Gerken, a Pratt & Whitney engineer recently elected to head the world's largest peer female-engineer organization, had another career in mind — that is until her analytical bent revealed...

Central CT's logistics appeal tightens its industrial-warehouse space

Gregory Seay |

News that downtown Hartford's office market vacancy rate is at a 10-year low was a pleasant surprise to many.

Pratt & Whitney Engineer Named President of Women’s International Engineering Organization

Jonna Gerken, manager in manufacturing engineering for Pratt & Whitney, was recently installed as president of the Society of Women Engineers, a global organization empowering women...

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