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4/1/2015 - TODAY: Bridgeport’s waterfront development, Steelpointe Harbor, kicks off a new construction season

“After decades of broken promises, construction is finally happening at Steel Point. Starbucks, Bass Pro Shops, and Chipotle will all open this fall. Once complete, this waterfront development will be home to apartments, retail, hotels, a grocery store, and more. It will create thousands of jobs and add tens of millions of dollars to our tax rolls. This is yet another great example of how Bridgeport is getting better every day.” – Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch

  • WHO: Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, city officials, elected and community leaders, and construction workers.
  • WHAT: Press conference on the construction season kicking off at Steelpointe Harbor in Bridgeport, Conn.
  • WHERE: Corner of Stratford Avenue and Pembroke Street in Bridgeport, Conn. (Near Bass Pro construction site).
  • WHEN: 1:30PM EST on April 1, 2015.

Bridgeport, Conn. (April 1, 2015) – Today, Mayor Bill Finch will join elected and community leaders, as well as city officials and construction workers, to kick-off the busy construction season at Steelpointe Harbor.

“After decades of broken promises, construction is finally happening at Steel Point,” said Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch. “Starbucks, Bass Pro Shops, and Chipotle will all open this fall. Once complete, this waterfront development will be home to apartments, retail, hotels, a grocery store, and more. It will create thousands of jobs and add tens of millions of dollars to our tax rolls. This is yet another great example of how Bridgeport is getting better every day.”

Overall, Steelpointe Harbor is a 2 million square foot super regional waterfront project located adjacent to I-95 in Bridgeport Connecticut. Spanning 82 acres, the project will feature more than 750,000 square feet of retail, restaurants and entertainment, a 12-screen premium theater, two hotels, 1,100 mid-and-high rise residential units, 30,000 square feet of office and a 200-slip full service deep water marina.

The Bass Pro Shops currently being constructed at Steelpointe Harbor will be the only Bass Pro in the entire state. And, the Starbucks and Chipotle represent firsts in the state’s largest city.

For more information on recent developments at Steelpointe Harbor, click here: http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/New-tenants-announced-for-Steel-Point-5888790.php.