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  • New Data Show Slowing of Young Professionals’ Exodus

  • AUG 25, 2014 | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | 0 COMMENTS

  • We’re seeing progress in finding ways to retain young, educated workers, but more can be done!

    What a difference a few months make! The news about young people leaving Westchester County’s wealthiest towns in droves, released in a report by Community Housing Innovations last February, has improved. According to a recent analysis of the latest U.S. Census Data, several Westchester towns saw a reduction in the numbers of 25- to 34-year-olds exiting their communities, and some revealed gains. The latest data were presented at recent event at Purchase College, SUNY, by Alexander Roberts, the executive director of the affordable housing advocacy group, who said communities with less expensive housing have shown better results.

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  • Big Buzz: Yonkers Attracting New Construction, Housing, Hotels, and More

  • AUG 04, 2014 | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | 0 COMMENTS

  • Westchester County’s Largest City Woos Young Professionals

    Do a Google search for “Yonkers development,” and you’ll see pages and pages of results featuring phrases like “smart development,” “new construction,” and “transformation.” Articles on Yonkers’ growth are popping up everywhere—and there are plenty of reasons to believe the hype, starting with the recent ribbon cutting at the Library Lofts, a multi-million dollar mixed-use redevelopment project of the Yonkers Library. The mixed-use project includes 23 new luxury loft apartments, complete with modern touches and amenities, and 9,000 square feet of street-level retail space... 

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  • 'Connecting Westchester' Draws Huge Crowd for Summer Networking

  • JUL 29, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS

  • Annual WCA Bash was a Blast!

    Over 250 WCA members and friends turned out for cocktails and conversation at "Connecting Westchester," the Westchester County Association's annual summer reception—the networking party of the season! Held at the Tappan Hill Mansion, the event was sponsored by Abigail Kirsch Catering Relationships, Another 9, J.D. Moschitto & Associates, Inc., NYU Stern School of Business, People's United Bank, and Wells Fargo Bank N.A.

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  • Westchester IDA Incentives Propel $83 Million in Projects, Create 1,600 New Jobs

  • JUL 08, 2014 | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | 0 COMMENTS

  • New Development in Westchester Includes Office, Hotel, Housing, Shopping and Entertainment

    A five-story hotel in Tuckahoe, a mixed-use shopping, housing and entertainment complex in Dobbs Ferry, and a White Plains office building are on track for development, supported by incentives approved by the Westchester County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) last week. The three major economic development projects will create more than 940 new permanent positions and 725 construction jobs, according to county officials. The IDA approved over $3.3 million in tax exemptions for the projects. 

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