Why New Milford

Why New Milford Video

More available and affordable industrial and commercial real estate than neighboring communities and a bargain compared to lower Fairfield and Westchester Counties.  

Great location and  transportation access: 

  • 10 minutes from I-84 
  • 55 miles from Hartford, CT
  • 75 miles from Springfield, MA  
  • 75 miles from New York City
  • Freight train access is direct via the Housatonic Railroad

Easier approval process: 

New Milford’s government and town departments are committed to your success, whether it be moving into a shovel-ready site, revitalizing an existing site or starting from the ground up.  

Workforce advantage:

An educated population with diverse skill sets , advanced problem-solving skills, and lower than the average wages versus neighboring CT communities and Westchester County.  

Quality of Life:

Our historic downtown, Village Green, 9500 acres of open space, 24 miles of hiking trails, beaches on Candlewood Lake as well as kayaking on the Housatonic provide ample opportunities for recreation and enjoyment.