Opportunities in Killingly

Killingly Industrial Park

Killingly is home to the Killingly Industrial Park, at Exit 43 off Interstate 395. More than 3200 employees work for thriving companies located here, occupying a total of 2,100,000 square feet of space.

 

The Killingly Business Association

The Killingly Business Association is an active merchants group, located in the heart of the Killingly Historic District, which embraces the spirit of Killingly - that is everyone working together for the betterment of all. Through events and promotions the group promotes thriving retail activity. Here you will find many unique items to purchase, service agencies for your every need, and dining establishments that are exceptional. Click here to visit their website for more information.

Eastern Connecticut Enterprise Corridor Community

 

Killingly is an Eastern Connecticut Enterprise Corridor Community, offering incentives and benefits to manufacturers who locate here. A Mixed Use Interchange District of over 70 acres on Tracy Road at Exit 43, and an additional Light Industrial area of approximately 18 acres on Lake Road offer additional land suitable for development. Business opportunities abound, whether it is existing mill space, vacant land, or sites with rail access. Six historic mill properties are approved for Mill Mixed Use Development District. The combination of commercial, industrial, and residential uses is encouraged.

 

 

 

 

Step Up Program Gives Small Employers an Incentive for Hiring

The new Step Up Program, designed to spur job creation and business expansion, offers attractive hiring incentives to Connecticut-based small businesses and small manufacturers with less than 50 full-time employees. 

Overseen by the Department of Labor and Office of Workforce Competitiveness, the program is being administered locally by the Eastern CT Workforce Investment Board (EWIB), headquartered in Franklin. The State has authorized a total of $20 million for the program over the next two years.

Click here to view or print the Step Up Program Fact Sheet.