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Calculating a commercial property tax bill in Hartford

By , Hartford Business Journal | June 25, 2019

To calculate any property tax bill in Connecticut, an individual or business owner must multiply the assessed value of their property by a city’s or town’s mill rate and then divide by 1,000. In the 1970s, Connecticut passed a law that required all cities and towns to adopt a 70-percent assessment ratio. That means to…

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Turning Brownfields Into Assets

By , Documentary Production Company | June 10, 2019
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A Time For Cities

By , CT Mirror | March 28, 2019

Connecticut’s cities were the glories of their time. Handsome and self-reliant, well-built and functional, they were economic dynamos, often known by the products they made: The Hat City, Brass City, Silk City, etc. These cities made the state strong. And then the U.S. won World War II. Many cities hit their population peaks just after the war,…

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