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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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    An Affordable
    Place To Live

    Our median home sale price of $203,000 (2019) is lower than the state median of $257,163, making Hamden a family-friendly town.

A Great Place to Do Business

    Featured Properties:

  • For Lease

    3127-3129 Whitney Avenue
    Hamden, CT 06518

    Size: 825 SFPrice: $750/Month

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  • For Sale

    3565 Whitney Avenue
    Hamden, CT 06518

    Size: 1,500 SF

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  • For Sale

    5 Industrial Circle
    Hamden, CT 06514

    Size: 17,500 SFPrice: $825,000

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