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Introducing our 2020 Corporate Investors:
Windsor Federal Savings Bank team members participating in the Shad Derby Festival.
CMSC Announces New 2020 Corporate Investors
We're thrilled to introduce our newest supporters: M&T Bank, Capital for Change & Windsor Federal Savings Bank.
By investing in our work, these companies are ensuring CMSC is able to keep offering the education & guidance that municipal officials, downtown professionals and others rely on us to deliver.
They each share our passion for creating strong downtowns. As Windsor Federal puts it, “Our partnership with CMSC is a no-brainer, as we have a shared commitment to building solid foundations in our communities. Vibrant main street centers that feature modern housing and transportation options as well as local, unique businesses are crucial to building strong communities where members can flourish.”
With a community bank approach, M&T Bank helps people reach their personal and business goals with banking, mortgage, loan and investment services. A community bank at heart, M&T lives its commitment to local communities because they believe healthy communities are the foundation of successful businesses.
Capital for Change:
C4C is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that provides high impact lending products and programs to increase energy efficiency, nurture small business development, finance multifamily and mixed-use developments, and create and preserve affordable housing. C4C cares deeply about restoring vitality and community pride in Connecticut’s urban centers and legacy cities, and recognizes that our downtowns are economic engines that create jobs and tax revenue, promote cultural activities, supply affordable housing, and more.
Windsor Federal Savings Bank:
Windsor Federalprides itself on being a small community bank that provides financial products and services to meet the needs of community members and local businesses, while delivering exceptional customer service. It is the only mutual institution headquartered in Hartford County.
Luchs Consulting Engineers Joins CMSC’s Professional Affiliate Network
Project photo of Waterbury City Hall
Company known for going “above and beyond the call of duty” for municipalities
Luchs Consulting Engineers/DeCarlo & Doll Architects live, work, and play here in Connecticut’s downtowns. Their team of civil engineers provides design of streetscapes and supports electric, gas, water, and sewer infrastructure to help make our cities and towns safe, clean, livable, and fun. Their architects specialize in the adaptive reuse of historic buildings, adding to the historic context of our neighborhoods.
A Connecticut small business themselves, they’re located in the historic Meriden Post Office where their meticulous renovation of that building is an example of how they practice what they preach. Luchs was also a sponsor of the recent
Meriden Downtown Preservation & Development Conference, a CMSC Legacy City Showcase event.
Hybridizing downtown and strategic plans for a more action-oriented and implementable community plan
by Ben Levenger, DRS
Ben Levenger, President of
Downtown Redevelopment Services, LLC, a CMSC Professional Affiliate,
outlines some practical ways for making a strategic downtown plan that will help bring about catalytic changes in your downtown, building on easily completed projects and growing momentum to meet ultimate objectives.
The Town of Mansfield and the Mansfield Board of Education are seeking to obtain the services of a qualified Consultant to work with staff and key stakeholders to develop an Information Guide for the Town of Mansfield.
CMSC members often ask for our assistance in a variety of different areas. We typically assist communities in the development of RFQs and in promoting opportunities for qualified consultants to respond to the call for needed expertise. Interested in learning how we can help your town? Email us!
Sponsorship is key to CMSC's ability to provide services to our members, and education & technical assistance to CT's downtowns. We proudly thank our many generous sponsors below.
Our Professional Affiliates are Here To Help You!
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