Grand Opening VASE CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS AND RESOURCES CENTER Wednesday, May 17, 2017 3:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m


Wednesday, May 17, 2017 
3:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m

Toni Nathaniel Harp
City of New Haven
Karen DuBois-Walton, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Elm City Communities/ Housing Authority of the City of New Haven
Vincencia Adusei, M.B.A.
VASE Management


ADDRESS531A Ferry Street
New Haven, CT
Hors D'oeuvres and Refreshments will be Provided 
R.S.V.P Required 
Event will be followed by VASE Membership Meeting from 5pm-6pm
Services New Haven and Surrounding Communities 
VASE Construction Business and Resource Center is a division of VASE Management (VASE). VASE aim to create economic development and work opportunities for businesses, agencies, and residents. 
How will you benefit?
  • Agencies, Institutions, and Major Contractors: Construction Management, General Contracting, and Technical Assistance for Small (SBE), Minority (MBE), & Section 3.
  • SBE, MBE, and Section 3 frims: 1:1 Consultation/Technical Assistance, Training, Workshops, Certification, Licenses/ Registrations, and Marketing.
  • VASE Members: Construction Bids/RFP's and Private work opportunities, SBE/MBE/Sec 3. firms, Consultation and Technical Assistance, Business Resources, and Program discount.
  • Housing and Section 3 Residents: Job interview preparation, Resume/Cover letter, Marketing, Training/Workshops, 1:1 Consultation, and Licenses/Registrations.
  • Shared Office:
    Dedicated Work Station, Conference Room, (meetings, bid openings,...), High-Speed Internet, Receptionist, Networking opportunity, Plotter, Copier, etc.
  • New Haven Artists Exhibition: Experience talents of local artists (Art-work for sale).
VASE Services are provided on a membership, contract, hourly, or fixed fee. For more information,  call 203-332-7366 or email
VASE Business and Resource Center is a division of VASE Management (VASE). VASE has over a decade of experience in Management, Construction, and Housing and Community Development programs.
VASE offers Construction Management, General Contracting, Consulting Services, and Membership Subscription Services for private and public entities. VASE devoted staff of over 10 years include licensed Architects, Engineers, administrative, and construction professionals. VASE holds surety bond, major contractor license and is a certified Section 3, Small (SBE) and Minority/Women (M/WBE) Business Enterprise.
VASE accomplishments includes developing over 30 Section 3 Resident-Owned Businesses (ROB); Providing general contracting and construction management services for a $71.8 million Superstorm Sandy State Housing Recovery project funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); Assisting hundreds of diverse businesses to expand work opportunities, increase strategic alliances, and meet specific requirements to participate in state/federal contract award process; Writing and developing M/WBE and Section 3 workshops; Developing State-of-the Art technology (VASE Bid Portal) for state contractors and agencies to use as an outreach effort and to increase SBE, M/WBE, and Section 3 participation in federally funded projects; Developing a Back Office Program for diverse businesses, major contractors and agencies to achieve over $100 million in construction and business contracts both through a procurement and alternative procurement method of competitive bids; and Developing Professional Networking and Outreach Program to connect agencies with diverse contractors.
VASE works with some of the most reputable organizations in the State including Department of Housing, Ansonia Housing Authority, Housing Authority of the City of New Haven, The Town of Fairfield, Andron Construction, Dakota Builders, Norwalk Redevelopment Agency, Wells Fargo, Yale University and more.
VASE Membership supports agencies and contractors. We offer a state-of-the art website containing government construction bids and private work opportunities.

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