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About Us

EDC of New Haven

The Economic Development Corporation of New Haven is a non-profit organization that is passionately committed to promoting business and economic growth within the city of New Haven, CT. Our mission is to cultivate a thriving business environment by bolstering the city's diverse business base, attracting new businesses and capital investment, and retaining and attracting a talented and diverse workforce. We achieve our goals through our three core initiatives: Business Retention and Expansion, Business Attraction, and Neighborhood Business Development. Join us in shaping a bright economic future for New Haven!


Quality of Life

Lighthouse Point Park

Greater New Haven is full of New England charm, with attractions such as lighthouses, town greens, museums, and Yale's beautiful campus. Even these traditional spots transform into lively venues for concerts and events. You'll never be bored at night with live bands, clubs, pubs, lounges, and theater performances. Before heading out, try one of our acclaimed restaurants, serving everything from pizza to fusion cuisine. During the day, shoppers can explore interesting boutiques, curio shops, outdoor outlets, and "Main Street" stores. Art enthusiasts and history buffs will also find plenty to see in our museums and galleries. For those who love the outdoors, there are beaches, hiking trails, parks, and farms to enjoy. To learn more about life in Greater New Haven, click here.