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.
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.
- WHEN: Thursday, August 21 at 4:30 p.m.
“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.