Economic Development

Why Woodbridge, Connecticut?

Woodbridge is a desirable community where a highly educated population resides and is a worthwhile location to open a new business or expand a current operation.  Set amid a rolling green countryside and just minutes from Yale University, the rural-style town offers an excellent, top rated school system that attracts families from all over the world.

View the Town profile here. 

Read our guide for a step-by-step process to opening your business in Woodbridge. 

Nearby Transportation Arteries

In Woodbridge, commercial and industrial sites are only a short distance from major transportation arteries including Interstate 95, Interstate 91, Wilbur Cross/Merritt Parkways, and Route 8.  In addition to all the opportunities right here in town, Woodbridge is five miles from downtown New Haven and its many cultural, educational, medical, entertainment, and business services. 

Community Organizations & Programs

Woodbridge residents enjoy small town charm with a diverse array of community organizations including a certified organic CSA, Massaro Community Farm, the Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven, an extensive network of hiking trails, and multi-faceted recreational programs.

Terrific Town

In short, Woodbridge is a terrific town in which to locate a business and, as many local business owners have found, a wonderful place to call home.

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We have more than 500 businesses to serve all your needs. Woodbridge offers a great mix of shops and restaurants (view our retail, agriculture and trails brochure here), and professionals in fields from medical care, to law and financial services. Visit our Business Directory to learn about the businesses your neighbors are running, right here in Woodbridge, CT. If you run a business in town and you're not in our directory, use this form to submit your listing. 

Business Planning

Planning to expand or locate a business in Woodbridge? Have a look at some of our commercial real estate opportunities.