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Brownfield redevelopment funding recipients

Ranked by total amount of funding, FY 2017

RankApplicant, projectAmount funded
1Town of Preston, Preston Riverwalk$10 mil
2Norwalk Land Development LLC, SONO Mall$4.0 mil
3Southfield Property LLC and Waterfront Office Building LP, Redevelopment loan$4.0 mil
4Maynard Road Corp., Bristol School House Abatement$3.5 mil
5Trout Brook Realty Advisors, Redevelopment loan$2.1 mil

Source: DECD brownfield portfolio report

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