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Hamden Economic &
Neighborhood Development

With comprehensive business incentives, an active Chamber of Commerce, and a strong dedication to workforce development, Hamden, Connecticut is one of the nation's top cities for starting or growing a business. The Department of Economic & Neighborhood Development strives to be responsive to the business community’s needs, and provides a variety of initiatives to support them. And with great schools, community programs, and quality of life, you'll want to get to know Hamden better. Start here and see why business thrive in Hamden!

About Us
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    A Highly Educated
    Workforce

    45% of Hamden residents have a bachelor's degree—higher than the regional average of 37% and a stronger foundation for our economy.

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    Innovative Educational
    Opportunities

    With a renowned robotics program, a new STEM Academy, and more AP courses offered, Hamden's children are preparing for the future.

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    Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce

    400+ members strong and growing, from Hamden, North Haven, Cheshire, Wallingford, New Haven, and surrounding areas..15+ groups and committees to grow relationships and build stronger connections


A Great Place to Do Business

    Featured Properties:

  • For Lease

    2321 Whitney Avenue
    Hamden Center II
    Hamden, CT 06517
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  • For Sale

    299 Welton Street
    Hamden, CT 06517
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  • For Sale/Lease

    20 Gorham Avenue
    Hamden, CT 06517
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