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Branford, Connecticut – A Prime Business Location with a Great Quality of Life

The Branford Economic Development Commission (EDC) is the community’s primary resource for promoting economic growth and business sustainability in Branford, CT.

As a business community advocate, the EDC proactively fosters meaningful relationships with local companies. Businesses in our community achieve success through the area’s unique, innovative, and progressive business environment.

The Branford EDC strategically streamlines access to key departments to fast-track business projects, interests, and initiatives. With effective leadership, including the Branford First Selectman and the many town departments, Branford puts businesses first.

As a dedicated business resource, the EDC is committed to attracting new businesses to Branford and providing support to help them grow, thrive, and create more local jobs.

1,162 Business in Branford       *        21.83 Square Miles        *       $71,938 Median Household Income

Bordered by the Long Island Sound, and overlooking the Thimble Islands, Branford boasts over 20 miles of pristine coastline, more than any other Connecticut town. With a variety of restaurants and breweries, dedicated open space, art and cultural events, and diverse housing options, Branford is a great place to live, work, and play.

Branford is poised for continued economic growth through its strategic location to New Haven, home of prestigious colleges and universities, including Yale University, Albertus Magnus College, and Southern Connecticut State University and Yale-New Haven Hospital, the region’s largest health-care system. With close proximity to the I-95 corridor, Tweed-New Haven Regional Airport, Amtrak and Metro-North train service, Branford offers a prime location with local economic development resources and outstanding community services.

LEADING THE CHARGE... When businesses are in the market for prime real estate and top talent, Branford has an edge!

Complimentary & Confidential Business Support

BEDC serves as the gateway for businesses, providing the services needed to start, expand, or relocate to Branford. Email: and get started today!