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Downtown North, commonly referred to as DONO, has been designated by the City of Hartford as a major residential, retail, entertainment development site. The 12 acres surrounding Dunkin’ Donuts Park, is being developed by RMS Companies in a $200 million project which is expected to offer 1,000 new residential units, 30,000 square feet of retail space, a supermarket, among other amenities.

DONO In The News


The City of Windsor, sitting adjacent to Hartford's north, is home to two Amazon Fulfillment Center's with a third center being recently announced. In 2014, Amazon opened its first Fulfillment center in Windsor with a 1,000,000 square foot facility followed in 2016 by a second 1,500,000 square foot center. Since 2010, Amazon has created more than 8,500 jobs in Connecticut and invested more than $2.1 billion across the state, including infrastructure and compensation. That has contributed an additional $1.7 billion to the Connecticut economy and helped create 4,400 indirect jobs on top of Amazon's direct hires — from jobs in construction and logistics to professional services.

Amazon Windsor In The News


Spinnaker Partners recently acquired 55 Elm Street, a stately office building that will be converted into a $62.25 M mixed-use development with street level retail, surface spaces, 550 rental apartments and 135 hotel rooms. This development shows how the Central Business District is expanding in neighboring Bushnell South.

Elm Street In The News


Pratt Street is located in the heart of downtown. This historic, one block, quasi-pedestrian mall is lined with quaint retail shops. Shelbourne, in partnership with LAZ and Lexington, is in the process of redeveloping the Pratt Street area which will serve as the catalyst to re-energize the entire downtown Hartford. Through a mixed-use residential/retail/recreational conversion, Pratt Street will become the hub of the Live Work Play ecosystem.

Located directly across from the XL Center and serving as the primary connector between Main and Trumbull Streets, Pratt Street is strategically positioned at the very center of Hartford's CBD.

Learn more about the Pratt St Development Project.


This iconic and historic property, located at 3580 Main St, is the former headquarters of the Fuller Brush Company. Spread out over 12.5 sprawling acres, this campus of 10 buildings was built in 1923. The unique character, architecture, and charm of this property make it an ideal candidate for redevelopment and repositioning.

Located in the North End district of Hartford along the main artery of Main Street, this project is strategically positioned to establish a strong connection between the resurgent growth of the Downtown and the residential communities to the north.

Learn more about the Fuller Brush Building Development Project.


Building upon its success with Specta Plaza and Spectra on the Park, Girona Ventures is currently developing Specta Pearl, a residential conversion project at the corner of Pearl and Trumbull streets.

Opening Summer 2020, Spectra Pearl features 258 residences (studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom options).