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Building and Land Technology “Flips the Switch” on Solar at Silicon Harbor on Stamford Waterfront

Rooftop solar installation on commercial property is among Connecticut's largest, signaling leading developer's commitment to sustainability One of Connecticut's largest rooftop solar installations was unveiled Thursday at the 500,000 square foot Silicon Harbor office complex in Stamford's Harbor Point. Building Land and Technology (BLT), owner of Silicon Harbor and builder of the larger Harbor Point development, joined community members and elected officials to officially launch the system, which is expected to generate 732,400 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of clean, renewable energy per year,...

BLT seeking to addresses affordable-housing shortage in Stamford, Norwalk

Affordable housing may be increasingly hard to come by around the country, but commercial real estate developer Building and Land Technology (BLT) says it’s actively working to address that problem in Stamford and Norwalk. “A lot of people have the impression that all the new development going on hasn’t created opportunities for BMR (below market rate) units,” said BLT CEO Ted Ferrarone. “That is a misperception.” BLT has built 341 BMR units over the past 10 years, is working on 27...

New Luxury Waterfront Residences Open In Stamford

STAMFORD, CT — Allure, the newest addition to Stamford's Harbor Point area, is officially open and welcoming tours. In addition to apartments with water views, developer Building and Land Technology (BLT) said they have worked to create a resort-style atmosphere. The new complex boasts 435 apartments, featuring 37 three-bedroom units, averaging 1,518 square feet, in addition to two 4,655-square-foot, four-bedroom penthouse super-units. The complex offers a mix of studios, one-bedrooms, two-bedrooms and townhouses units, each of which feature open floor plans, large...

DNA Lab Unveiled in Stamford, Aims to Hire 300 Scientists

STAMFORD - A health science technology lab that was unveiled in Harbor Point in Stamford Thursday aims to hire 300 scientists by next year. Sema4 is a DNA lab aimed to help patients make better health care choices. Eric Schadt, the founder of Sema4, says DNA testing can inform patients of diseases they may be at risk for and how they can be prevented. Scientists working at the lab will analyze DNA samples and report back to doctors. Sema4 picked Stamford over...

Greenbush and Weaver of CBRE arrange 11,234 s/f lease to Colangelo

Norwalk, CT  According to CBRE, Colangelo signed a deal to relocate its headquarters. The firm will occupy 11,234 s/f on part of the sixth floor at 20 Glover Ave. Colangelo, which currently occupies a coworking space in town, will move into its new private office space soon. CBRE’s Steven Greenbush and Joe Weaver represented the tenant, while Tim Rorick, Torey Walsh and Jack McDermott of NKF represented ownership, Building and Land Technology. 20 Glover Ave. is a six-story office building that is...

Harbor Point at 10: Where BLT Has Been And It’s Going

The band of volunteers decides what goes up in this fast-growing city, but rarely visits sites as a troupe. So the board packed into a muted-gold minivan on a recent afternoon and toured the now 10-year-old Harbor Point project, taking stock of all they and the city had agreed to — billions of dollars worth of investment, a new taxing district and a sprawling development comprised of some dozen buildings that began construction a decade ago....