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Why Mansfield?

As a business owner, you have a lot of options when it comes to the place you call home.  Here are just a few reasons to consider Mansfield:

 

University of Connecticut
Connecticut’s flagship university is one of the top public research universities and the town’s major employer.

  • 31,624 students enrolled

  • 4,801 full-time, part time staff and faculty

  • 7 undergraduate degrees, 17 graduate degrees, and 6 professional degrees offered

  • Total budget FY2016: $2.3 billion.

  • Next Generation Connecticut Initiatives has $1.5 billion in capital investments over next ten years

  • UConn provides resources for businesses to offer internship opportunities to UConn students

  • Conferred 8,080 degrees in 2014-2015 academic year to highly motivated  graduates eager to join the workforce

 

Schools and Education

Mansfield is known for its commitment to high-quality education:

    • Kindergarten—Grade 3: 17

    • Grade 4: 17

  • Grade 5: 17

  • Grades 6—8: 18

 

Community Life

Located in The Last Green Valley, Mansfield provides unparalleled access to outdoor recreation, dining, and cultural opportunities:

 

Storrs Center

Mansfield’s new downtown has something for everyone:

 

Four Corners

Mansfield’s northern gateway is expected to be a focus for redevelopment in the coming years thanks to recent state and local investments:

  • Located at the intersection of Route 44 and Route 195, and only 16 miles from Route 84, it is ideally located for any business

  • Serves as the northern gateway to UConn and the new UConn Tech Park

  • Extension of public water service is underway and expected to be complete in August 2016

  • Funding for extension of sanitary sewer system has been approved; permitting is underway and construction is expected to begin in the fall of 2016 with an estimated completion date of winter 2017