Monthly Archives: April 2012

Why You Should Start A Company In… New Haven

Slate Ballard, cofounder of the coworking space The Grove, and Derek Koch, CEO of the product-development firm Independent Software, shared five things you need to know about starting a business in New Haven, Connecticut in Fast Company.  Continue reading...
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NW Boutique in 9th Square

Neville Wisdom Fashion Design Studio, adjacent to The Grove, opened for business on March 9. The shop sells custom-designed dresses, some with bold Jamaican accents and others like this dress, with a prim 1950s collar but unconventional cut. Neville Wisdom left Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he worked as a surgical technician. After three years on Whalley…
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Tastes of Brazil & Jamaica Enliven 9th Square

The undulating palms and famous wavy walkway of Copacabana Beach along with caipirinhas and feijoada will soon perk up a reviving block in the Ninth Square. In one of two new planned businesses, first-time restaurateur Felipe Franco is calling his place Palmeira. It means “palm tree” in Portuguese. The new eatery is on Orange Street…
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New Haven continues to experience growth

New England Real Estate Journal writes ... New Haven continues to experience accelerated growth amidst a global economic downturn. This growth receives national attention given its magnitude; New Haven maintained the highest residential occupancy rate in the U.S. for consecutive periods in both 2010 and 2011 (Reuters), led the state three years in a row…
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