Commercial & Industrial

FOMC Members Concerned About Small Banks And CRE Lending

Yesterday’s release of meeting minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee’s July 25-26 meeting garnered plenty of headlines due to the dialogue between FOMC members suggesting a rate increase in December may not be as certain as some had initially thought. But smaller banks were not left out of the FOMC’s discussion.

Foxwoods Casino Expands With Thrill Rides

Foxwoods announced the next step in the resort’s long-term plan to develop a comprehensive portfolio of tourism options with the opening of the Thrill Tower at Foxwoods. Thrill Tower encompasses two new rides: the Sky Drop and Sky Launch.

Local Community Organizations, Administration Gather To Discuss State Budget

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy recently met with the leadership of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities and the Connecticut Council of Small Towns (COST) to discuss the impact that the state budget impasse is having on local communities and to explore areas of common interest where the administration and the organizations could work together.

Zooming In On The Local Picture

Zooming In On The Local Picture

Prior to her elevation to managing principal of Cushman & Wakefield’s New England operations in late May, Carolyn Sidor led the firm’s national specialty practice group operations.

US Payrolls Increase More Than Expected, Wages Rise

U.S. employers hired more workers than expected in July and raised their wages – signs of labor market tightness that likely clears the way for the Federal Reserve to announce next month a plan to start shrinking its massive bond portfolio.