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Hayn201703 4709 72Westport: Bedford Square, a new mixed-use development in downtown has garnered top honors from the Connecticut Building Congress. The 110,000-square-foot complex will be recognized for first place in the “Major Renovation” category at CBC’s 21st Annual Project Team Awards on June 13 at the Bond Ballroom in Hartford.

Designed by Centerbrook Architects & Planners, The Bedford Square project team included construction manager Turner Construction, engineering firms BVH Integrated Services and Langan Engineering, and The Chursciel Group.

According to Centerbrook’s news release Bedford Square was “ten years in the making”. The project includes two repurposed “iconic” buildings along with 70,000 square feet of new construction that serves as the “gateway to downtown Westport.” The development fills the historic urban core of downtown Westport with “high” quality retail, residential, office, restaurant and “community gathering” spaces.

Anchor tenant Anthropologie & Co., along with its restaurant Amis Trattoria, were the first two business to open on March 31. Additional tenants and residences are expected to open throughout the spring and summer.