Site Selection

Newington is fortunate to have a number of successful business centers.

From industrial parks to the Berlin Turnpike commercial corridor to the Town Center retail district to neighborhood commerce areas, we have the places for your business to thrive. And there are a variety of resources to help find the best location.


The Connecticut Economic Resource Center (CERC) Sitefinder maintains current listings for all types of commercial properties.

Loopnet offers listings of commercial properties for sale or lease as a free trial service.  Contact the Economic Development Director for access to a more extensive list available by subscription only.


Property information, including ownership/landlord, acreage, building size and appraised & assessed values can be obtained using the Town Assessor’s Property Record Cards.

Land records can be researched through the Town Clerk’s portal.

Check the Town’s Zoning and Wetlandmaps to determine where certain uses are allowable, restricted or prohibited.

Contact the Newington Town Planner to understand zoning regulations and the process for establishing or expanding a business location.

Contact the Newington Zoning Enforcement Officer for questions about Home Based Businesses, Signs, Food Trucks and to obtain Certificates of Zoning Compliance.

Contact the Town Engineer to learn more about excavations, drainage & stormwater management and building near wetlands.

Contact the Town Building Department to find out when building permits are necessary, how they can be obtained and inspections that are required.  Additional information on fire codes can be obtained from the Fire Marshal.

Contact the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) to check if properties have known contamination and assistance that might be available for remediation.


Contact the public utility companies in the area to identify installation or hook-up fees, to schedule service and to identify incentives for adopting green technologies: