BRIDGEPORT — More than 400 people gathered at Steelpointe Harbor July 8 to welcome a major anchor tenant — national outdoor retailer Bass Pro Shops — to the 50-acre development on Long Island Sound.
Mayor Bill Finch, Gov. Dannel Malloy, Bass Pro Shops Founder Johnny Morris, xanax generic Robert Christoph Sr. and others were on hand to unveil the plans for the 150,000 square-foot store.
“Today’s announcement marks a historic moment for the city of Bridgeport and Steelpointe Harbor,” said Finch. Bass Pro Shops’ investment in Bridgeport will create hundreds of jobs, generate new tax revenues and bring economic growth to the city.”
The announcement was the culmination of almost a year of discussions and meetings between the city, state economic-development officials and Bass Pro Shops.
Bass Pro Shops’ mega-sized outdoor stores are known for combining retail with entertainment, conservation and outdoor education. The Springfield, buy valium online.-based retailer hosts some 113 million shoppers visiting its 58 stores in the U.S and Canada each year. The tramadol generic customer stays 2.5 hours buy ambien online no prescription drives an average of 50-plus miles. Bass Pro Shops was recently named by Advertising Age magazine as one of the “Top 10 Hottest Brands in America.”