Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont told CNBC on Friday that the coronavirus pandemic will likely cause more people who live in New York City to consider moving to his state.
“There’s no question about it. Phones are ringing off the hook at real estate offices all throughout southern Connecticut,” Lamont said on “Squawk Box.”
Lamont, a Democrat, said that Connecticut benefits significantly from being in the same “ecosystem” as New York City, which he called “the global capital of the world.”
However, he said people who live there but have been working from home for about two months are learning from that experience.
“People are realizing that telecommuting doesn’t mean you have to be in New York…