Rentschler Field


Rentschler Field at a Glance

  • A $2 billion, 1,000-acre mixed-use community with a 24/7 combination of business, entertainment and residential opportunities

  • Located in East Hartford, Connecticut - midway between New York and Boston - surrounded by Fortune 500 companies

  • Convenient, high-visibility site: approximately 140,000 vehicles pass each day on Interstate 84, and 150,000 on Interstate 91

  • Existing home of Pratt & Whitney, United Technologies Research Center and the 40,000-seat University of Connecticut Football Stadium

  • Expanding to become a major innovation center for technology-based research and development companies

  • Master-planned community with high-tech, 21st-century architecture and lush natural landscaping

  • Sites available for offices, laboratories, manufacturing and retail buildings, totaling up to 7.8 million sq. ft.

  • Enlivened by engineering-oriented academic and medical facilities, as well as sports, recreational, restaurant and retail attractions

  • Well-educated and experienced workforce in the immediate area

  • Enterprise Zone advantages

  • Phase I completed by 2008; entire Rentschler Field development spanning 15 years


Pratt & Whitney

United Technologies Research
Center (a division of
United Technologies

Univerisity of Connecticut
Football Stadium

Anticipated Phase I Occupants (by 2008)

  • Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology
  • Cabela's, a 200,000 sq. ft. destination retail superstore