The Economic Development Commission (EDC) was re-established in 2006. The EDC's mission is to organize and promote sound economic growth to Thomaston by stimulating the expansion of existing business, attracting new enterprises and assuring a favorable community climate for new ideas and economic growth while respecting the character and history of the community.
The all volunteer Commission meets on the fourth Monday of every month at 7:00 pm in the Selectman's Conference Room of the Town Hall. Members of the Public, especially business owners and commercial property owners, are encouraged to attend.
For the 2013 meeting schedule click here
For the current EDC members click here
To contact the Commission call (860) 283-8411 ask for Pat
TAX INCENTIVE PROGRAM
In 2007, a Tax Incentive Program was established in order to attract, retain, and expand qualified businesses, to create employment opportunities, and to promote responsible economic growth to ensure Thomaston's future as a desirable community in which to live and work.
To view and print the Tax Incentive application, click here
To read the full text of the Ordinance click here TAX INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
FOR AVAILABLE COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL, AND RETAIL
PROPERTIES IN THOMASTON
(last updated May 14, 2013)
* This list was created by Pat Santa Maria based on her independent research of available properties in
Thomaston. If you would like to add, delete, correct or change a listing, please contact her at (860) 283-8411.
CERC 2011 THOMASTON PROFILE
THOMASTON PLAN OF CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT
CT DEPT. OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
CT ECONOMIC RESOURCE CENTER
SMALL CITIES REHABILITATION LOAN PROGRAM
The Town of Thomaston has Community Development Block Grant funds available for use by income eligible residential property owners for housing rehabilitation projects. These funds come from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and are administered at the State level by the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD).
Some of the work that may be eligible for funding includes the correction of health and safety violations, code compliance, roofing, carpentry, electrical work, painting, plumbing, heating, and other non-luxury work subject to approval of the Town.
If you wish to participate in the Program, you should become familiar with several key elements. Download this pamphlet ,which will attempt to explain the general procedure and process and to address some commonly asked questions.
If you already have a SMALL CITIES loan and wish to refinance your mortgage or subordinate your loan, please review the Town's SUBORDINATION POLICY.