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4 Welcome Most famously known for being the home of Yale University the region is a global community drawing residents from around the world. With a total of eight colleges and universities and the fourth largest hospital system in the United States Yale-New Haven Health System the region thrives on knowledge- based industries. And with knowledge comes a deep appreciation for a broad spectrum of experiences. This is where Greater New Haven shines brightest. Our cities and towns reflect the diversity of our residents with outstanding housing educational recreational and cultural offerings. Our rich heritage offers a firm foundation for expansive exploration and creativity from technology to the arts. We embrace change. We encourage innovation. We welcome individuals who will frame the next version of ourselves. Alexion Pharmaceuticals Photograph by Matt SmithCity of New Haven Welcome to Greater New Haven The South Central regions focus starts with the companies and activities that make up the regions economic base exporting goods and services that drive job creation and import wealth into the region. These clusters and economic drivers leverage innovations that improve productivity in the region and around the world and create new market opportunities. The regions top priority is increased employment for our residents. We continue to make strides toward pre-recession unemployment levels through robust advocacy for our leading industries development of new programs to align education with job growth and entrepreneur support. With the Yale School of Medicine driving growth Greater New Haven is now the 2nd largest biotech cluster in New England. In the first quarter of 2016 Alexion Pharmaceuticals relocated and expanded to the newly-constructed 500000 s.f. med lab office building at 100 College Street in the heart of the medical district. This is the first development at Downtown Crossing the Citys long-term transformation of the Route 34 corridor from an expressway that separates neighborhoods to traditional urban street blocks that connect neighborhoods. The second development at the 4.5-acre Coliseum site will result in 1400 additional jobs at a new 1.1 million s.f. mixed use development transit- oriented community also within close proximity to Union Station. The Greater New Haven Relocation Guide is a publication of REX Development 545 Long Wharf Drive 4th Floor New Haven CT 06511 Production Manager Barbara Malmberg This guide is produced for individuals seeking relocation information regarding the Greater New Haven area. Every effort has been made to compile this information as completely and accurately as possible. REX Development does not assume responsibility for any errors or omissions. Please notify REX Development of any changes to the information presented here so it can be corrected in subsequent issues. Thank you. Published by Hartford Courant Media Group 285 Broad Street Hartford CT 06115 Project Manager Jane E. Dee For advertising inquiries please contact Michael Guinan at or at 860-241-6201 or 860-241-3427 4