March 16, 2012

From:
Connecticut Building Congress
Contact: Rich Bergan – 860.301.8921

For Immediate Release

THE STORRS CENTER PROJECT FOCUS AT CBC’S MARCH PROGRAM

ROCKY HILL, CT – CBC held its March program on the Storrs Center Project on Tuesday night. Cynthia van Zelm (Executive Director, Mansfield Downtown Partnership, Inc.) and Macon Toledano (VP Planning & Development, Leyland Alliance, LLC, Master Developer) discussed the first phase of the mixed-use development, located at the crossroads of the town center and UConn.

John Hankins (Senior Vice President, Fuss & O’Neill) was the moderator and provided a historical perspective as a 40-year-plus Mansfield resident. 

Attendees were treated to a first hand account of the benefits of the public-private partnership that is essential to this type of development. A strong community influence and a commitment to create a modern and central public space have shaped the evolution of this development, according to van Zelm and Toledano. 

As private and public funding sources shrink and development demands increase, the Storrs Project may very well serve as an ideal case study for future partnerships. 

The event’s presentation is available on CBC’s website, www.cbc-ct.org/cbc_news. 

CBC is Connecticut’s leading construction industry networking organization. Since 1952, its members have included prominent owners, engineers, architects, attorneys, general contractors, developers, cost consultants, subcontractors, suppliers, and testing laboratories. CBC’s educational, networking and philanthropic programs encourage the growth of its members and the sustained progress of the industry.

Attached photo: Cynthia van Zelm addresses CBC’s guests with Macon Toledano, left background, and John Hankins, right background. 

For additional information regarding the event of Connecticut Building Congress please contact:
Richard Bergan – Marketing Chair – Connecticut Building Congress (rabergan@berganwood.com, 860.301.8921)
Theresa Casey, FSMPS, CPSM – Connecticut Building Congress (cbc@cbc-ct.org), (860) 228-0163




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Connecticut Building Congress, Inc. P. O. Box 107 | Rocky Hill, CT 06067-0107

Michelle Hopson, CBC Executive Director, (203) 340-0092 or cbc@cbc-ct.org
Grace DelStritto, CBC Administrative Assistant, (203) 934-4831 or cbcadmin@cbc-ct.org 
Jennifer Gordon, CBC Operations Coordinator Intern, operations@cbc-ct.org

Emily Yih, CBC Systems and Data Intern, systems@cbc-ct.org  

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