Why Open a Business in Bethel?

Work Force

  • Broad range of skilled workforce including hourly IT, scientific and engineering, professional, managerial, and executive.

Convenient Location

  • Adjacent to major highway Routes 84, 6, 53 and 58
  • Easy commute & non-congested access to highways and office parks
  • 50 minutes to New Haven and Yale
  • Close proximity to major airports, railways, and water ports
  • Prestigious Fairfield County
  • Close to Boston and NY

High-Tech Infrastructure

  • Dual energy power grid
  • Fiber optics and internet capabilities to support communications and energy needs

Broad Markets

  • Over 40 million consumers within a 150-mile radius

Lower Costs

  • Lower business and living costs compared to lower Fairfield and Westchester Counties

Business Friendly

  • Business Liaison in Town Hall
  • Active Chamber of Commerce
  • Business Education Initiative
  • Workforce Development Connections

Perfect Fit

  • Availability of Class A, Class B, an Flex Office Space
  • Established Industries: R&D, IT, Back Office, Manufacturing, Health Care, Retail Trade, Finance and Insurance.
  • Sound Retail Market with an historic downtown center and Route 6 Corridor

Good Company

  • Join companies like Duracell Inc., Target Corporation, Berkshire Industrial Group, and Eaton Corporation.

Outstanding Quality of Life

  • Thriving, safe, clean, and beautiful community for businesses, employees, and residents
  • Most open space per capita in the state

Excellent Education

  • Numerous Workforce training options
  • Nearby World-class Universities, Community Colleges and Trade Schools
  • Award-winning educational system
  • Regional agriscience and biotechnology high school

Culture and Entertainment

  • Close proximity to theatres, music, arts, museums, sports venues, and weekly music and entertainment programs

Financially Sound

  • Excellent bond rating and stable economic environment


  • Metro North station right in downtown Bethel

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