Norwalk has a dependable and resilient economy that is spread over 12 separate industry groups. The retail trade is one of the largest employers and offers close to 7,500 jobs to the area in over 400 establishments. The administration, support, remediation and waste management sector provides the area with over 7,800 employment opportunities across 234 organizations. Other notably expansive industries include manufacturing, health care and social assistance. Professional, technical and scientific services also greatly contribute to Norwalk's job stability and availability. The city is home to Applera Corp. applied Biosystems Group, Dooney & Bourke, IMS Health, GE Capital, SoBe, Southern Air, Virgin Atlantic Airways and Xerox. With many more prominent companies located in the area, Norwalk is full of professional opportunity.

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One of the largest cities in Connecticut, Norwalk is full of beautiful homes that need new homeowners. The region has an abundance of residential properties and condominiums available for families of all sizes. It is easy to find three and four bedroom homes for larger or growing families, but if you just need a one or two bedroom property, you will be able to find that easily as well. Additionally, you will find a few multi-family options and an occasional lot for building. Most properties are up for resale, but if you want to save a few bucks at an auction, you can purchase a recent foreclosure.

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