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Why Wallingford?


Relocating to Wallingford
can save businesses up to 40% in electric costs

20 Minutes

52% of Connecticut's workforce can reach Wallingford in 20 minutes

5 Hubs

Access to commuter rail, freight rail, airports, commercial shipping port and highways

Our highly productive and educated labor force, superior quality of life, strategic geographic business location, one of the lowest electric rates in New England and amongst the nation's highest percentage of employment in technology-based industries reflect the Town's economic strength.

The citizens of Wallingford are tremendously committed to the Town of Wallingford. With the centralized location, the picturesque vineyards and farm land, the quintessential New England town center and award winning school system, Wallingford is a great place to live and do business.

Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce

Your Gateway to New England and Beyond

Given the Town's central CT location and easy access to major metropolitan cities via highway, harbor, train and airport systems, Wallingford is the ideal place for North American expansion.

Winning in Wallingford

1,500 ACRES

1,500 acres of dedicated industrial office parks


Access to New York, Boston, Hartford, New Haven and Providence within 2 hours


Over 2,200 businesses are currently located in Wallingford


Wallingford's labor force productivity outperforms the national average by 13%

Businesses that call Wallingford home

Savings for Your Business

Wallingford's municipally owned utilities provide the highest reliability of services at one of the most affordable rates in all of New England which reduces costs for residential and industrial customers.

Wallingford also offers incentive programs for your business's energy conservation efforts.

Incentive Programs

The Town of Wallingford and the Economic Development Team work as business partners to facilitate the administrative authorization process and also create a complete ecosystem of resources (lodging, restaurants, education, entertainment, etc...) to help us satisfy our customers.

Patrice Rigoland, PhD, MBA, General Manager
Radiall USA, Inc testimonial.FromCompany

Wallingford is a fiscally disciplined town guided by a unique philosophy of collaboration that drives success and communal growth. It's the perfect size between a small town and a big city with a solid labor pool that supports both the residential and business community.

Bruce Dworak, CEO
Hobson Motzer Inc. testimonial.FromCompany

We chose Wallingford for our business because of its central location between major metropolitan cities in the northeast and the ability to pull talent from a highly educated workforce.

Gary Fappiano, CEO
Atlas Filtri North America LLC testimonial.FromCompany

Wallingford is business-friendly for clients and me. The town has a competitive cost structure for real estate and utilities, and its central location is great for access to transit and a deep labor pool

Mark J Duclos, SIOR, CRE, FRICS, President
Sentry Commercial testimonial.FromCompany


What is the mill rate in Wallingford?

The mill rate for real and personal property is $28.52 for each $1,000 of assessed value.

What resources are available to help grow my business in Wallingford?

The Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce works closely with the Town of Wallingford to “Make The Connections That Make Positive Things Happen For Business And the Community At Large."

I am a business owner looking to establish a presence in Wallingford. What should I do next?

Contact our Economic Development Specialist at (203) 294-2062 or edc@wallingfordct.gov

Economic Development Office

Economic Development Specialist: Don Crouch

Economic Development Secretary: Stacey Hoppes

Tel: (203) 294-2062
Email: edc@wallingfordct.gov