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8/20/2014 - TOMORROW: Mayor Finch, Forstone Capital celebrate ribbon cutting for Landmark Apartments in Downtown Bridgeport

“Downtown Bridgeport is being revitalized, bringing job opportunities and economic growth. Landmark is taking a former bank building, which has sat vacant for several years, and transforming it into 30 new apartments that will bring even more residents to our growing downtown.” Mayor Bill Finch

  • WHO: Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch; Brett Wilderman and Brandon Hall, Partners at Forstone Capital; and Members of Bridgeport’s Business Community  
  • WHAT: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of Landmark, 30 new apartments located in Downtown Bridgeport in the former Mechanics & Farmers Bank building.
  • WHERE: 114 State Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut.
  • WHEN: Thursday, August 21 at 4:30 p.m.
Bridgeport, Connecticut (August 20, 2014) – Tomorrow, Mayor Bill Finch will join developers Forstone Captial to celebrate the grand opening of the latest addition to Bridgeport’s growing downtown – Landmark, 30 new apartments located inside the site of the former Mechanics & Farmers Bank building.  

“Downtown Bridgeport is being revitalized, bringing job opportunities and economic growth,” said Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch. “Landmark is taking a former bank building, which has sat vacant for several years, and transforming it into 30 new apartments that will bring even more residents to our growing downtown,” said Mayor Finch. “Thank you to Forstone Capital for all of their hard work on this project and their investment in downtown Bridgeport.”

Soon, Landmark will also serve as home to Fletcher Thompson, an engineering design firm with 60 jobs that has returned to Bridgeport after leaving for Shelton in 2002.  Fletcher Thompson’s architects and engineers designed these new apartments which feature restored early 1900’s architecture that surrounds the showcase-quality commercial and residential space, featuring loft-style windows, high ceilings, historic character and modern style.

Forstone Capital was awarded $3.3 million in support from the state through the Competitive Housing Assistance for Multifamily Properties (CHAMP) initiative administered by the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD).

For more information on Landmark, go to www.landmarkbpt.com.