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Fill In the Space

Landlords across Fairfield County are racking their brains, thinking of ways they can fill their vacant commercial and office buildings. The sizes of the structures range from the sprawling 712,000-square-foot complex at 677 Washington Blvd., that once housed UBS operations in Stamford, to an abandoned service station at 3500 Main St., in Stratford. Many of […]

New owners set to serve up Italian-American successor to Napa & Co.

Our very own Stave Matsis was highlighted in the Stamford Advocate!  Way to go Steve! New owners set to serve up Italian-American successor to Napa & Co. By Paul Schott   Photo: Paul Schott IMAGE 1 OF 6 A new restaurant, Bar Zipoli, is set to open at 75 Broad St. in the spring of […]

Conversion Calculator

When businesses consider Stamford as a home for a new office or headquarters, they primarily focus on office space near the Stamford Transportation Center. They favor buildings that provide their employees and clients easy access through proximity to the train station in the south end of the city. Vacancy levels at those buildings are relatively […]

Restaurant Boom

The restaurant sector is booming in downtown Stamford, and much of the growth can be attributed to the development and occupancy of apartment buildings across the city. Currently Bedford Street and Harbor Point in the city’s south end are the leading targets for restaurant developers, according to Steve Matsis, restaurant broker for Pyramid Real Estate […]

Co-Working It

Office building landlords in Greater Stamford are increasingly looking to another option to fill their spaces – co-working. Recognizing the growing number of entrepreneurs focusing on high-tech and social media-related business, landlords realize that they can serve their needs by providing them communal space to exchange ideas and learn from each others’ experiences. The Stamford […]

Welcome! Welcome!

Pyramid Real Estate Group, Stamford-based property management and commercial property brokerage real estate firm, has recently added two staff members with extensive experience in the industry. Westport resident Andy Ayala is a new commercial brokerage sales associate who also will be helping the firm with commercial management prospecting. Ayala formally was a senior vice president with Related […]

A Smart Move Indeed, a global job-search firm, has announced that it will expand its Stamford workforce from 600 to 900 and in the process open a sixth floor at its offices at 177 Broad St. The company, which has another major operation in Austin, Texas, has quickly grown from about 50 employees in 2011.  But while major […]

Where to go for dinner? Fairfield County, apparently!

There are more restaurants per capita in Fairfield County, CT than anywhere else in the United States, aside from San Francisco, according to research conducted by a Trulia economist. Southwestern Connecticut has about 27.6 restaurants per 10,000 households, as restaurateurs open multiple locations to grow their business as quickly as possible. Steve Matsis, senior managing director […]

Bedford Street is the Place to Be

Bedford Street has seen businesses come and go as it has grown into a hotspot for people to gather for conversation, drinks and good food. But another type of business is shouldering its way onto the district. Operators of sports shops and fitness centers believe that many of the clientele at those bars and restaurants […]

Silicon Harbor

The former Pitney Bowes headquarters on Elmcroft Road in Stamford has a new name. Building and Land Technology, owner of the sprawling 442,455-square-foot building has named the structure Silicon Harbor with the goal of making it a mecca for technology companies. The building is being transformed in response to demands of today’s office market, according […]