Prepared for Lisa S. | Delivered September 28, 2019
An analysis of medium to large software, media and entertainment companies that have moved to Connecticut in the past five years
MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT COMPANIES
In 2018, ITV America, the "
largest independent producer
of non-scripted entertainment in the United States," relocated a significant portion of its business to Stamford,
t. The company mainly operates out of New York and Los Angeles. ITV American is behind shows like
Queer Eye and the Real
Housewives of New Jersey.
In October 2018, Take1, a
UK-based media company
, expanded its operations in the US by opening
office in Stamford. According to the company's CEO, "Stamford is the ideal location for our new offices as it is strategically located close to New York and has become quite a media hub thanks to the
state’s tax credit scheme."
In 2018, Indeed, a technology company expanded its presence in Connecticut. The company announced that it was adding
500 additional jobs
to the city.
is the "largest job site in the world, connecting job seekers to millions of employment listings in over
60 countries and 28 languages."
originally initially opened its first
Stamford office in 2017.
Inc, and information technology company,
announced in 2018
that it was expanding its Stanford office by adding
over the next five years.
a health technology company, announced in 2018 that it was expanding its operations in Stamford by adding over
400 jobs over
the next five years.
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