Opportunity Zone

The Town of Mansfield includes a federally designated Opportunity Zone for economic development as part of a census tract in northern Mansfield. This designation provides a federal tax incentive for investors to reinvest unrealized capital gains into opportunity zones through opportunity funds. Qualifying investments include a broad range of commercial and residential investments.

Mansfield: Your place to grow

Mansfield is the home of UConn, Connecticut’s flagship university. Mansfield offers a skilled work force, excellent public school system, and a unique mix of urban and rural amenities. The Opportunity Zone is located in the northern section of Mansfield adjacent to the UConn campus. It encompasses the major northern and western gateways to UConn and the Town of Mansfield. With the completion of Downtown Storrs, the Town has shifted its focus to three other areas designated for higher intensity mixed-use development in the Plan of Conservation and Development. Two of those districts are located in the Opportunity Zone, adjacent to the UConn campus.

  1. Cynthia van Zelm

    Executive Director

  2. Mansfield Downtown Partnership

    Physical Address
    23 Royce Circle
    Storrs-Mansfield, CT 06268

    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 513
    Storrs Mansfield, CT 06268

  1. Four Corners
  2. North Eagleville/King Hill Road
  3. UConn Depot Campus
  4. UConn Tech Park

Four Corners is the commercial area at the intersection of Routes 195 and 44 that functions as the northern gateway to both Mansfield and UConn. The Town is completing upgrading the area’s infrastructure to support its redevelopment potential. Public water was extended to Four Corners in 2017; construction of a sanitary sewer system will be completed this December. The Town has recently updated its zoning regulations to allow for a mixture of multi-family housing and commercial uses in this area, with additional updates underway to address R&D and light industrial uses. Read more...