Fri. Feb 3rd, 2023

STRATFORD — Fascination from likely developers in the previous Heart School property downtown is increased than ever, according to town officials.

4 corporations have despatched in proposals to redevelop the assets in response to a ask for for proposals the city place out not long ago.

At a meeting of the town’s Redevelopment Company previous week, Chairman George Perham discovered the bidders as Bridgeport-centered Primrose Corporations, Spirit Expenditure Associates, Salce Firms, and Romano Brothers Builders.

Particular facts of the proposals have not still been disclosed. The Town Council has the supreme say on what will happen with the website.


Perham said he was “delighted” with the curiosity just after prior requests resulted in fewer desire from developers for the residence, which has stood vacant due to the fact the previous college was demolished in December 2018.


The redevelopment agency brought a “preferred developer” to the Town Council very last year, but the town walked away following the developer’s ideas for a 132-unit apartment growth have been widely panned.

The most the latest request for proposals asked developers to occur up with suggestions for opportunity underground parking at the web-site, with the extra incentive that the town would be open to a price tag-sharing arrangement.

Perham reported the subsequent action in the procedure will be to evaluate the bids and set up interviews with reps of the developers.