• Work to Begin on Land Around Hartford Baseball Park

    October 16, 2020

    The plan to transform the area around the baseball park in Hartford into a destination with apartments, restaurants, shops and entertainment is about to begin. The land around Dunkin Donuts’ Park, where the Hartford Yard Goats play during times other than the COVID-19 pandemic, was tied up in litigation for years. On Thursday afternoon, officials […]

  • Long-awaited launch of development around Hartford’s Dunkin’ Donuts Park cheered in Thursday’s groundbreaking

    HARTFORD — In the midst of pandemic and recession, the city of Hartford and its developer Thursday celebrated the start of construction of apartments, restaurant and entertainment space and parking around Dunkin’ Donuts Park, a development intended to reconnect downtown with northern neighborhoods. “We didn’t get to play any baseball in the ballpark this year, […]

  • Groundbreaking Today for Hartford’s DoNo Phase 1 Development

    Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin and developer Randy Salvatore are scheduled to break ground today on the $50-million first phase of the Downtown North redevelopment project, a $250-million mixed-use project near Dunkin’ Donuts Park. The first phase, south of the stadium at the intersection of Main and Trumbull streets, is slated for 270 apartments, restaurant and […]

  • Groundbreaking Marks New Phase of DoNo Project

    The dirt and the emotions flew a bit higher than usual at the Thursday groundbreaking for the first phase of Hartford’s Downtown North redevelopment project, a $250 million plan for a mix of housing and retail that has faced a series of major setbacks in its 15-year history. “I don’t know if I’ll ever throw […]

  • Connecticut Developer Reimagines Former New Jersey Salt Factory Site

    July 15, 2020

    A Connecticut real estate developer has acquired the former site of a salt factory for its first project in New Jersey, and this week started construction on the 153-unit luxury apartment complex. RMS Cos., based in Stamford, paid $6 million for the 6.4-acre former Schaefer Salt Factory site at 1255 Magie Ave. in Union, New […]

  • RMS Companies launches development of Stratus on Hudson; 74-unit rental high rise designed by Boronson

    January 11, 2019

    Yonkers, NY RMS Companies, a Connecticut-based real estate development company, has launched its first development in the city. Stratus on Hudson, a new 74-unit rental high rise is located at 1077 Warburton Ave., close to the Greystone Metro North Train Station and downtown Yonkers and Hastings-on-the-Hudson. The architect was Kenneth Boronson, and the interior designer […]


    It may be his job to build them, but walls can’t quite contain developer Randy Salvatore. Nor can borders. The much buzzed-about founder and president of RMS Cos., a real estate development firm based in Stamford, is about to make his mark on the burgeoning waterfront in Yonkers. It’s a typically firebrand move for Salvatore, […]

  • New Ainslie Square Residential Development Opens In Stamford

    October 1, 2018

    This article was published by Stamford Plus on October 3, 2018. View the original article here. Stamford, CT – RMS Companies announces the awaited opening of Ainslie Square, a new residential community in Stamford, CT, offering sixty-two modern single-family homes and townhouses less than three minutes from the pulse of downtown Stamford and two minutes […]

  • Hartford Selects New Canaan Developer For Sweeping Downtown North Development

    July 18, 2018

    The article was originally published by The Hartford Courant. View the article on the publisher’s website. The Downtown North development, one of the city’s most controversial and long-delayed projects, will get new life as Hartford leaders press ahead with plans to convert four vacant lots surrounding Dunkin’ Donuts Park into expansive housing and retail space. […]

  • Major new housing proposed in New Haven’s Hill neighborhood

    March 14, 2018

    This article appeared in The New Haven Register on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. View the original article here. NEW HAVEN — Plans for close to another 200 apartments in the Hill neighborhood have been submitted for city approval as Randy Salvatore moves quickly to bring life to what has been a sea of asphalt parking […]

  • Two New HOBI Awards for RMS

    October 23, 2017

    RMS Companies is proud to announce two new HOBI Awards in 2017. RMS has been recognized by the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Connecticut for the for the Best Rental Community for UCONN Residences in Stamford and the Best Commercial Rehab Hartford County for the newly renovated Goodwin Hotel in Hartford. About UCONN Residences […]

  • Construction resumes at idle Yonkers pit

    October 3, 2017

    The following article appeared on the LoHud website on Oct 3, 2017. View the original article here. Activity has resumed at a construction pit in Yonkers that remained unattended for a decade. RMS Companies of Stamford, Connecticut, is building a rental apartment complex at 1073-1077 Warburton Ave., a property that has vexed two previous developers […]

  • Extended-stay hotel approved for downtown New Haven

    June 21, 2017

    NEW HAVEN >> A plan for an extended-stay hotel in the middle of downtown easily got approval Wednesday, while the beginning of a separate project to remediate a large contaminated site in Newhallville was slowed for more information. The City Plan Commission approved a 108-room hotel at the corner of Crown and High streets, as […]

  • Danbury’s Hotel Zero Degrees Offers Cosmopolitan Feel in Country Setting

    May 9, 2017

    From the outside, Hotel Zero Degrees in Danbury has the look of a ski lodge. The 30,000-plus-square-foot building’s striking exterior features large, exposed wooden beams that give off a modern country feel. Despite being mere minutes from Interstate 84, near the busy Connecticut and New York border, the new building is nestled in a quiet […]

  • The Goodwin Is Back And Betting On A Bright Hartford Future

    April 25, 2017

    When The Goodwin reopens next week to again welcome hotel guests, the ornate terra cotta facade will remain unchanged, but inside it will be tough to find any sign of the hotel that has been closed since late 2008. “When I see the facade of this building and what I would expect to see inside, […]

  • Hotel Zero Degrees opens boutique hotel in Danbury

    November 17, 2016

    The Hour By Chris Bosak DANBURY — A new, upscale hotel has joined the greater Danbury area. Hotel Zero Degrees, 114-room boutique hotel on the city’s west side, is open for business. Its accompanying restaurant, Terra of Danbury, is scheduled to open next month. “Looking at this from 30,000 feet, this is an interesting concept […]

  • New Owners of Hartford’s Goodwin Hotel Land French Bistro

    October 26, 2016

    When downtown’s Goodwin Hotel reopens early next year, the building’s classic, terra cotta facade will still make the same statement on Asylum Street as it has since the 1880s. But step inside, and the new hotel owners promise that’s where the similarities will end. A new restaurant — Harlan Brasserie — with a French-American menu will […]

  • New Haven, developer finally sign deal on Hill neighborhood parcels

    October 5, 2016

    Mayor Toni Harp signs development agreement with Randy Salvatore of RMS Companies. They are in front of the Welch Annex School, which will be converted to housing. Serena Neal-Sanjurjo, head of the Livable City Initiative, is behind them. MARY O’LEARY — NEW HAVEN REGISTER NEW HAVEN >> It was a long, rocky road, but a […]

  • Yonkers: Rentals proposed for idle building site

    September 23, 2016

    RMS Companies has developed luxury apartment complexes like the Moderne at 163 Franklin St. and the Verano at 750 Summer St., both in Stamford. YONKERS – An abandoned Yonkers construction pit left idle for about 10 years may see renewed activity. RMS Companies of Stamford, Connecticut, wants to build a 74-unit rental apartment complex at 1073-1077 Warburton […]

  • Young professionals learn from seasoned developer

    March 23, 2016

    STAMFORD — At 23, Connor Nolan’s goal is to enter the property development business someday. “It’s definitely in the plans,” said Nolan, an associate with Saugatuck Commercial Real Estate in Westport. It’s one of the reasons he has participated with the Stamford Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professional Council. “It’s really nice to work alongside and have conversations with the people […]

  • UConn-Stamford dorms receive final approval

    January 28, 2016

    STAMFORD — A long-awaited plan for downtown student housing received the final stamp of approval from the University of Connecticut’s Board of Trustees Wednesday. “I am very pleased that this long and tortured process is coming to fruition,” Mayor David Martin said. “I am so excited to have UConn students living here by next fall.” […]

  • Breaking ground for a 114-room hotel in Danbury

    January 11, 2016

    DANBURY – Construction has begun on a new 114-room hotel on Milestone Road. Hotel Zero Degrees began construction with a groundbreaking at the 9-acre site on Friday. “We are so excited to be expanding the Hotel Zero Degrees brand into the Danbury community,” said Randy Salvatore, chief executive officer of RMS Companies, in a prepared statement. “The […]

  • New Haven residents stress housing, jobs in plans for Hill development

    December 8, 2015

    Developer Randy Salvatore of RMS Companies talks about his plan Wednesday at the Wilson Library in New Haven. MARY O’LEARY — NEW HAVEN REGISTER By Mary O’Leary, moleary@nhregister.com, @nhrmoleary on Twitter POSTED: 08/19/15, 11:25 PM EDT | UPDATED: ON 08/19/2015   NEW HAVEN >> Two private developers are proposing to fill several parcels in the Hill medical district with housing and commercial […]

  • Hill-to-Downtown jumps hurdle

    December 2, 2015

    Hill-to-Downtown — the city’s plan to link Union Station and Downtown with new commerce — cleared a hurdle Wednesday night. The five members of the City Plan Commission present voted four to one to approve a rezoning proposal for the 20.6 acres between Union Station and Downtown. The proposal to change the area’s zoning from […]

  • New Haven’s Novella apartments celebrated, developer plans more units in city

    October 20, 2015

    New Haven Register By Mary O’Leary, moleary@nhregister.com, @nhrmoleary on Twitter NEW HAVEN >> The Novella apartments were celebrated Tuesday as a great addition to the city’s housing stock and held out as the kind of project that can result when a developer and the community work out their differences. The 136 apartments at Chapel and Howe streets are […]

  • New hotel planned for Danbury’s west side

    April 2, 2015

    Dirk Perrefort DANBURY — A Stamford-based developer who has already invested more than $100 million into the Danbury area has proposed a new boutique hotel on the city’s west side. The hotel would be the same concept as the Hotel Zero Degrees brand that RMS Cos. have developed in both Stamford and Norwalk, according to Randy […]

  • Luxury housing complex opens in Bethel’s Stony Hill

    November 6, 2014

    BETHEL — Developers unveiled a new luxury housing complex in Stony Hill on Thursday that officials hope will become the model for future development along the corridor. Copper Square, which includes more than 130 townhouses and duplex units, was built on the property formerly occupied by the Stony Hill Inn, a landmark in town that was […]

  • Q&A with Stamford developer Randy Salvatore

    May 1, 2014

    Q: Tell us how you got your start. A: It was always my dream to have a career in real estate development, but I realized early on that it would be impossible to start developing real estate without the knowledge, relationships and capital that are required. So I decided to start in commercial brokerage, which […]

  • The Moderne Opens on Franklin Street

    September 26, 2013

    itsrelevant.com Samantha Mckelvie More people can now call Downtown Stamford Home. After almost a year of construction, the opening of The Moderne, a new apartment building at 163 Franklin Street, was celebrated by a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday. The 58-unit complex has a lot to offer its residents. “The unit finishes are hardwood floors, have […]

  • A meal and a view: Mediterraneo opens in Norwalk’s Hotel Zero Degrees

    May 1, 2013

    NORWALK – The chance to open a restaurant with views of a picturesque waterfall along the Norwalk River, be located on busy road and work with developer Randy Salvatore was too big an opportunity to pass up for long-time restaurateur Ramze Zakka. Mediterraneo of Norwalk, located at the new Hotel Zero Degrees at 353 Main Ave., […]

  • Opening of Hotel Zero Degrees fills niche for business travelers

    April 8, 2013

    NORWALK — A wall of floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a rushing waterfall provided the backdrop Monday evening as local dignitaries gathered to celebrate the opening of the newly opened Hotel Zero Degrees. The 96-room boutique hotel and restaurant at 353 Main Avenue was the brainchild of Fairfield County real estate developer Randy M. Salvatore and his […]

  • Developers seek to transform former office spaces into housing

    December 11, 2011

    Downtown plans: Developers seek to convert old business structures to apartments Stamford Advocate Elizabeth Kim, Staff Writer STAMFORD — As part as an ongoing redevelopment trend in Stamford, two obsolete office buildings downtown may find new life as housing complexes. The city’s Zoning Board is reviewing two separate applications that, if approved, would create a total of […]

  • Salvatore Wins March of Dimes

    December 5, 2011

    Norwalk Daily Voice by Fenella Pearson Randy Salvatore, founder and president of Stamford-based RMS Companies , will receive the 2011 Real Estate Award at the 16th annual March of Dimes Fairfield County Real Estate Award Breakfast on Thursday, Dec. 8. Seven hundred industry professionals are expected to attend the event at The Hilton Stamford. The Real Estate Award Breakfast honors […]

  • RMS Construction breaks ground on new apartments

    October 3, 2011

    StamfordPlus.com STAMFORD, CT – Randy Salvatore, president of award-winning Stamford-based RMS Construction, has been building upon his success as one of the Connecticut’s leading commercial and residential developers ever since he first broke ground as a builder in 1995. Now he’s doing it again with his newest designer styled, architecturally chic apartment complex at 1340 […]

  • Developer Randy Salvatore rises to the top amid tough times

    November 23, 2009

    By Elizabeth Kim, Staff Writer Stamford Advocate STAMFORD — At a time when most real estate developers have been laying low, Randy Salvatore has been on a roll, unveiling completed projects and laying the groundwork for future ones. A 39-year-old native of Stamford, Salvatore is quickly forging a reputation as one of the savviest competitors on the […]


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